Accessibility statement


IOSH website standards – Accessibility/Disability Discrimination Act 1995

The IOSH online presence, including all the tools, processes and pages on our website – and any other IOSH website/microsites, should be built to meet national and international best practice web design and development standards, as far as is reasonably practicable.

For existing and future online tools, we want to be compliant with the following legislation/web guidance:

  • Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1995, section III, point 19
  • Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) 1995, Code of Practice (revised) – Rights of Access Goods, Facilities, Services and premises: 2.17
  • British Standards Institute’s (BSI) PAS78:2006.


Meeting W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines

For existing online tools we want to meet:

  • W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 1.0 Level 2 (AA) standard

For future online tools we want to meet:

  • W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 Level 2 (AA) standard

All developments carried out on behalf of IOSH by any third party, paid or otherwise, should be compliant with the above, unless agreed with IOSH in writing. 


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Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
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