This question is often more complicated than the first and requires a deeper analysis of the employee’s job and the realities of the workplace.
There are numerous factors the employer may want to consider, including: For many employers, the cost of providing the requested accommodation will not be significant enough to constitute undue hardship.
Vision impairments result from conditions that range from the presence of some usable vision, low vision, to the absence of any vision, total blindness.
Low vision is a term that describes a person with a vision impairment that cannot be improved by correction but has some usable vision remaining.
According to a 2017 survey by the Society of Human Resource Management, standing desks are the fastest-growing benefits trend.
Despite the studies showing that sedentary behavior is bad for our health, there is limited research to support the standing desk movement.
Errors of refraction, diseases of the eye, and other vision-related conditions are usually the cause of vision loss.According to one cancer researcher, “Research to understand the role of sitting time or standing is still in its infancy,” and “[w]e still don’t fully understand how much sitting is ‘safe’ or what you need to replace it with to achieve maximum health benefits.” In addition, other studies have shown that standing all day can lead to different health problems over time, such as lower back pain, increased risk for varicose veins and deep vein thrombosis, numerous podiatric problems, and even increased risk of heart disease.Moreover, research has also shown that the human brain performs certain tasks better while sitting, rather than standing.Although modifying an employee’s desk may allow him or her to work with less pain or discomfort related to a physical condition, that same modification may make it significantly more difficult for certain employees to do their jobs.This is particularly true in the case of an employee whose job requires concentration and focus or regular use of fine motor skills.