An inclusive culture encompasses equal opportunities and access for all employees. An organization's mission statement, policies, and procedures should include people with disabilities, along with other underrepresented groups. A commitment to diversity and inclusion consists of continued education on disability awareness and inclusivity for all employees, as well as both return to work policies and emergency evacuation procedures that accommodate people with disabilities. For example, employers need a plan for evacuating employees in wheelchairs from top levels in buildings (without the use of elevators).
Workplace accessibility is about providing products, services, and facilities that are accessible for all. Accommodations encourage all people to feel comfortable coming to work and performing their jobs. It includes (but is not limited to):