Accommodation and Return to Work Planning and Follow-Up
The University of Guelph is committed to the implementation of early intervention for those employees with disabilities upon entering the University's workforce and employees who experience occupational and non-occupational illness or disability while in the workforce.
There are four accommodation partnership programs developed to promote a collaborative approach in assisting employees to enter the workforce, remain at work, or return to work in an early and safe manner:
For additional information regarding pursuing an accommodation, please see the following categories:
- Physical or Cognitive Accommodations: Please have the Functional Capacity Form completed by your medical treatment provider, outlining your specific functional abilities and limitations and the length of the required accommodation.
- Pregnant Worker Accommodations: Please see the Pregnancy Protocol for additional information.
- Support Animals: Please review the Animals on Campus Protocol, and the Animals on Campus Procedures and have the Employee Request for Accommodation with Support Animal completed by your medical treatment provider.
If you require accommodations at work please have the appropriate form(s) completed, and forward to Occupational Health and Wellness (OHW) by fax 519-780-1796 or upload to the OHW Secure Drive. You may also contact the Rehabilitation Specialist to discuss opportunities at 519-824-4120 ext. 54283.