Occupational healthcare providers have the opportunity to positively impact employment outcomes for workers with injuries or disabilities by supporting the interactive accommodation process under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This session will provide an overview of the non-discrimination and reasonable accommodation requirements of the ADA, with an emphasis on the ADA’s rules related to medical inquiries and examinations during each stage of the employment process.
Describe Title 1 of the Americans with Disabilities Act and related employment legislation
Determine how the Americans with Disabilities Act applies during various stages of employment.
List Job Accommodation Network’s resources in order to further understand the appropriate processes in applying accommodations for applicants and employees.