Case Study
Arbeits­platz­gestaltung für einen Lagerarbeiter


The company with its 345 employees grinders

Disability and functional limitation of the employee:

The man is blind in the right eye and the left eye has a radical vision of 40-50% (during the day is staggering). Because disability is his limited range of vision, and he can only perceive increased optical information such as numbers, letters or symbols. The degree of handicap (degree of disability) is 70 The severely handicapped contains the frontlets RF

Training and job:

The industrial mechanic could disability due not continue to exercise his profession and was transferred by the employer in the tool output and the bearing

Workplace and work duties:

The man works in the warehouse and on the tool output point. His responsibilities include inventory management and warehousing / retrieval tools (cutting tools), gauges and mounting material / production material. For the detection of small parts, reading labels and checking the tools for damage he uses an optical hand magnifier with lighting and a mobile screen reader (camera reader). The camp administration is done via the PC. For the management of tools and materials inventory on the PC he uses a magnification software in conjunction with a TFT big screen (22 inches). Order lists and forms in paper format, an employee may have a stationary screen reader magnified on the TFT large screen can be displayed. In addition, the ceiling lights in the office was converted glare and increases the illuminance corresponding to the increased by the visually impaired need to 750 lux.

Assistive devices used:

general lights magnifier glasses, lenses and lens systems for magnification (hand magnifiers) screen readers, video systems with electronic image magnification on a screen special edition software (magnification software)

Work organisation:

A full-time employment of the employee is not possible in the tool crib. The employee is therefore used in addition to the management of inventories

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Funding and participation:

Workplace design was sponsored by the Office integration. The consultation was carried out by the Engineer Professional services for disability-related work planning the integration office - the so-called Technical Advisory Service In REHADAT you will also find the addresses and phone -. Integration numbers of the offices.

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Last Update: 4 Jun 2018