For lab spaces to be safe and an effective working environment for everyone, the lab design should take into consideration all potential end users - including persons with disabilities. Labs that practice inclusion can expand their talent pool and create an environment where everyone can work together.
An individualized assessment of the workspace is essential when incorporating any change or adjustment so that your lab can work in accordance with existing guidelines in accommodating employees with disabilities, helping them reach their potential.
Here are some insights given from Today’s Clinical Lab:
Having a lab that accounts for accessibility to every potential disability is an impossibility. However, it is crucial to ask a person with impairment on what they need to be able to successfully accomplish lab operations.