Disability rights and accessibility are an evergreen concern for businesses, but only recently have companies begun to take the needs of their disabled staff more seriously. If you’re new to leadership or starting a new business, you may be looking for clear and simple ways you can improve workplace accessibility; here are some actionable steps you can take to facilitate disabled staff members.
An essential provision for cultivating an accessible workspace is that of step-free access. Wheelchair users and others with limited mobility are effectively prevented from accessing areas of an office if steps are involved. By investing heavily in smart, accessible ramp solutions and even lifts for steeper inclines, workspaces can clearly signpost their support for disabled staff and make their movement around the office significantly easier in the process.…Continue reading