- A vocational counselor with high blood pressure was having problems working fulltime due to fatigue. Her employer accommodated her by allowing her to work at home when she did her paperwork.
- A customer service representative with coronary heart disease was having difficulty handling the stress of dealing with irate customers. He was transferred to a job in which he did not have to deal with customer complaints.
- A police dispatcher with heart disease had fatigue, which worsened when he did not keep a regular sleep schedule. He was accommodated with a dayshift instead of having to rotate shifts.
- An elementary teacher who returned to work after triple bypass surgery was restricted from physical exertion. She was accommodated by not having to do playground duty.
- A clerk typist with a heart condition needed to elevate her feet above her heart. Her employer provided a supine workstation as an accommodation.
- A locomotive operator with myocardial infarction experienced reduction in stamina exacerbated by working midnight shifts. Being required to work only day and afternoon shifts accommodated her restrictions.
- A supervisor with heart disease was limited in the level of physical activity he could exert. The individual was relieved of marginal functions involving manual labor.
- A maintenance technician, restricted from working in extreme temperatures, was accommodated with a modified schedule not requiring her to work outside in these conditions.
- An assembly line worker with congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease was restricted to sedentary work and no lifting in excess of 15 pounds. The assembly line job, which could not be modified, required both standing and lifting over 15 pounds. The individual was accommodated with a transfer to a sedentary job.
- A receiving clerk with a congenital heart defect was limited in her ability to perform strenuous activity. She was accommodated by having merchandise placed in smaller boxes and being provided a height adjustable material lift to help retrieve elevated boxes. The employer also gave her a reserved parking space closer to the building and allowed another employee to fill out her time card, minimizing walking and stair climbing.