- A mail clerk with a back impairment was having difficulty moving reams of paper from one office to another. He was accommodated with a pneumatic lift table.
- A data entry clerk was having difficulty sitting for long periods due to his back impairment. He was accommodated with a sit/stand workstation, an ergonomic chair, and a copy holder.
- A factory worker with a back impairment inspected product on an assembly line 10 hours a day. She was accommodated with a sit-lean stool and anti-fatigue matting.
- A warehouse worker whose job involved maintaining and delivering supplies was having difficulty moving product from one area to another. The individual was accommodated with a vacuum lift, pallet server, and fork truck.
- A construction worker had to undergoing treatment for a back injury during working hours. The individual was transferred to light duty and provided a flexible schedule in order to attend treatment and also continue to work full-time. A secretary with a back impairment needed to reduce the reaching in her job functions. He was accommodated with an adjustable workstation, a telephone headset, a copy holder, and an electronic filing system.
- A materials handler was having difficulty moving boxes from a shelf to a trailer for shipment. She was accommodated with a vacuum lift, a conveyor system, and a dolly.
- A professor with a back impairment needed modifications to make her work area more accessible. She was accommodated with a file carrousel, an adjustable stand/lean stool, an automatic stapler, an adjustable workstation, and an ergonomic chair.
- A mechanic with a bending restriction due to a low back impairment has problems accessing the engine compartment and low task areas of vehicles. The mechanic also had difficulty lifting. He was accommodated with a tire lift, a mechanic's low task chair, and a specialty creeper designed to support the body while accessing engine compartments. To assist him with lifting, he was accommodated with a jib crane, tool balancers, and work positioners.
- A systems administrator with a back impairment is required to move, lift, and carry computers throughout the office. The person was accommodated with a compact, adjustable height lifting device with straps to secure the load.
- A maintenance worker with a bending and lifting restriction due to a back injury is required to lift manhole covers. The worker was accommodated with a truck mounted jib crane and manhole cover lifter.
- A clerical worker with scoliosis has sitting and standing restrictions. Because the worker is required to work at a desk a majority of the time, the worker was accommodated with an ergonomic workstation evaluation, ergonomic chair, and a sit/stand computer workstation.
- A file clerk with a back impairment has functional limitations limiting her ability to bend and access files in low file drawers. An electric automated filing system was purchased to allow accessing of file drawers at a standing height.
- A chemical process plant worker is limited in his ability to turn large wheel valves due to a back injury. The worker was accommodated with a specialty tool designed to increase torque on wheel valve handles.
- An appliance delivery driver with a lifting restriction due to a low back injury was accommodated with a stair climbing hand truck. This battery-powered piece of equipment also doubles as a lift gate to help lower appliances on and off the truck.
- A grocery check-out person with a standing restriction due to a back injury was accommodated with a sit/lean stool and anti-fatigue mats.
- A mailroom worker with a push/pull restriction was required to deliver the mail on a cart that weighed more than the individual's push/pull restriction. An accommodation of a motorized cart allowed the person to stay on the job.
- A truck driver with a back impairment was limited in the time he could drive. Accommodations of a suspension seat and a vehicle cushion designed to reduce vibrations allowed the driver to comfortably sit for longer periods of time.
- A health care worker with a lifting restriction was accommodated with patient transfer devices and individualized training on proper use and selection of the equipment.