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Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No. 55 of 1998)

Code of Good Practice

Employment of Persons with Disabilities

9. Placement


9.1 Placement involves the orientation and initial training of a new employee.


9.2 Orientation and initial training should be accessible, responsive to and able to reasonably accommodate the needs of employees who have disabilities.


9.3 Subject to reasonable accommodation, new employees with disabilities and other employees who do not have disabilities must be treated equally.


9.4 An employer must make an effort to include disability sensitisation in the orientation/induction and other relevant training programmes of their organisations.