- A machine operator with arthritis had difficulty turning control switches. The small tabs were replaced with larger cushioned knobs and he was given gloves with non-slip dot gripping. These modifications enabled him to grasp and turn the knobs more effectively and with less force.
- A plant manager with arthritis was having difficulty moving throughout her plant to monitor assembly line workers. She was accommodated with a motorized scooter.
- A drafter with arthritis in his knees was having difficulty accessing his work-site. He was accommodated with a reserved parking space close to the building, a first floor office, and push pad activated power doors.
- A social worker with arthritis in her hands was having difficulty reading case summaries, manipulating paperwork, and taking notes. She was accommodated with a page turner, bookholder, writing aids, and the option to dictate reports to her clerical staff.
- A receptionist with arthritis in his right hand due to an injury needed to input data into a computer. He was accommodated with a left-handed keyboard, an articulating keyboard tray, speech recognition software, a trackball, and office equipment for a workstation rearrangement.
- A laborer in a warehouse was having difficulty standing for long periods due to ankylosing spondylitis. As an accommodation he was transferred to a position within the warehouse that allowed him flexibility to stand, walk, and sit, as he needed. The employer also purchased a heated cushion for his chair, gave him a stand/lean stool, and provided him with a cart.
- A vice president with osteoarthritis had difficulty maintaining her stamina during the workday. To accommodate the fatigue, she was given a flexible schedule and allowed to come in later when necessary. Her employer also provided her with a recliner for her office so she could take additional rest breaks throughout the day.
- A forklift driver with rheumatoid arthritis had difficulty grasping the steering wheel. The forklift was fitted with a spinner ball to eliminate the need for grasping.
- A secretary with rheumatoid arthritis was limited in typing due to pain and stiffness in her hands due to cold temperatures. These symptoms were exacerbated in the winter months but occurred throughout the year due to the below average air temperature in her office. She was accommodated with a space heater, additional window insulation, and speech recognition software.
- An insurance clerk with arthritis from systemic lupus erythematosus was experiencing pain in her back, neck, and hands from sitting for long periods of time doing computer work. She was accommodated with speech recognition software, an ergonomic chair, and an adjustable sit/stand workstation.