|•||Consider designating someone to serve as the company's ADA information specialist.|
|•||Review all pre-employment programs; eliminate pre-employment offer, medically related questions, and/or tests.|
|•||Determine if postoffer medical exams should be required for any jobs. Work with medical personnel to develop a format that will give you the information you need to make a fair placement decision.|
|•||Review existing contracts and leases, including collective bargaining agreements.|
|•||Conduct a self-audit of possible accommodations that your company could provide to a disabled employee.|
|•||Develop policies and procedures for reasonable accommodation; inform employees and applicants of their responsibility to let you know that they need accommodation.|
|•||Review return-to-work policies for newly disabled employees to ensure that accommodations are considered.|
|•||Document any accommodations made, as well as hiring and termination decisions.|
|•||Consider meeting with advocacy groups for individuals with disabilities to obtain advice and assistance ( Nichols, 1992).|
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