3. Framework for the management of disability
issues in the workplace
3.1. Developing a strategy on disability management
in the workplace
3.1.1. Employers should consider the management of
disability issues in the workplace a priority task which con-
tributes to business success, and regard it as an integral part
of the workplace human resources development strategy.
3.1.2. The disability management strategy should be
formulated in accordance with national legislation, policy
and practice, taking account of national institutions and or-
ganizations in the field.
3.1.3. In formulating a strategy for managing disability
issues in the workplace, employers should collaborate with
worker representatives and consult with disabled workers
or their representatives.
3.1.4. The strategy at workplace level should comple-
ment the human resources development strategy in its aim
to maximize the contributions and abilities of all staff, in-
cluding those with disabilities and support adherence to oc-
cupational safety and health standards and related early
intervention and referral procedures in accordance with the
principles of this code.
3.1.5. The disability management strategy could con-
sider provision for workers who hold family responsibility
for a disabled person or persons.
Framework for the management of disability issues
3.1.6. The disability management strategy in the work-
place should include provision for consultation from the