Stefano, 46 years old. Workplace adaptation for an employee with muscular dystrophy

Record number: 379
Last update: May 2013
Author: Pigini L, Liverani G
Editorial data: Portale SIVA Fondazione Don Carlo Gnocchi
Year of publication: 2009
Abstract:
Stefano is a man aged 46 suffering from a particular form of muscular dystrophy, for which he was granted an accompanying disability by 100%. At present his major problems are the control of legs, balance and reduced muscle strength. Stefano works for a social cooperative that operates in the field of services for people with disabilities. In this short presentation inadequacies and potential risks arising from the performance of this particular work are highlighted, as well as the suitable design solution making the workplace more secure and protected.
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