Table 6
Types of modifications required in order to be able to work, by severity, Canada, 2006

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Type of workplace accommodation Mild or moderate Severe or very severe
Modified hours or days 14.0 41.1
Special chair or back support 12.4 30.3
Job redesign 9.6 30.3
Modified or ergonomic workstation 8.8 17.1
Other equipment, help, or work arrangement 3.2E 5.1E
Accessible elevator 2.0E 6.9E
Appropriate parking 2.0E 10.3
Accessible washrooms 1.9E 9.7
Accessible transportation 1.6E 6.4E
Human support 1.6E 6.6E
Technical aids 1.0E 3.5E
Computer modifications 0.6E 5.2E
Handrails or ramps 0.5E 7.3E
Communication aids 0.3E F
Note: Includes Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
Source: Statistics Canada, Participation and Activity Limitation Survey, 2006