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Ticket Window Operator Can't Reach Across Counter

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Situation

Clint works at the ticket counter but he is unable to reach across the wide counter to the window opening. He uses a wheelchair, and has limited range of motion and reach.


Accommodation

Clint at Work
Clint at Work
The box with a Handle
The box with a Handle
Clint can now access the window
Clint can now access the window

A box with a handle was constructed. It fits through the small window opening and it has a weighted cushion to hold down paper money and tickets. This is a windy location.


Cost Analysis

Cost of the modification was a few dollars, being constructed almost entirely of scrap material most small shops would have on hand. An old broom handle is the source of the handle on this mod.


Acknowledgements

Michael Cifaldi

NC Vocational Rehabilitation Services

michael.cifaldi@ncmail.net



[1] http://www.WorkRERC.org