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Case Study Training place design for a metalworker

Disability and functional limitation of the adolescent:
The adolescent is blind. He is not able to perceive optical information. The optical information must therefore be converted in such a way that the young person can perceive it tactilely with his fingers or acoustically. The GdB (degree of disability) is 100. The severely disabled person's identity card includes the marks B, Bl, H and RF.

Training and job:

The young person is being trained as a metalworker in a vocational training centre (BBW).


- The operating elements of the devices and equipment were marked with Braille stickers
- A caliper gauge with voice output for measuring the workpieces was purchased

Working environment:

During mobility training, the young person was trained to independently manage his way to work with the help of a long stick.

Assistive products used:

Further Information

The vocational training and workplace design suitable for disabled people was supported by the employment agency. Advice was provided by the Technical Advisory Service (TBD) of the Employment Agency.

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Last Update: 5 Jun 2018