Accessibility

Commitment

At BSI Standards we are committed to ensure our service and information is accessible to the widest possible audience, to provide an equal opportunity for all interested participants and parties to view and access this web application regardless of disability, capability or technology.

We have been working with Shaw Trust and AbilityNet to increase the accessibility and usability of the Draft Review in order to allow all available standards for public viewing and commenting. If you feel we can provide you with a better service in any way; please feel free to contact us.

Guidelines and standards

This site has been built using code compliant with W3C standards for HTML and CSS. The site displays correctly in current browsers and using standards compliant HTML/CSS code means any future browsers will also display it correctly.

Exceptions

The BSI Standards Draft Review endeavours to adhere to the accepted guidelines and standards for accessibility and usability, unfortunately not all areas of the website are in accordance to this as yet.

  • Where possible we have used Arial font for easy legibility

  • We have tried to reduce page download time to increase your control by using live text instead of graphics.

  • Colour has been used to organise information on the website but not exclusively.

  • Our web pages are designed to be viewed at a screen resolution of at a screen resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels without the need for horizontal scrollbars.

  • Where features of the website make use of functions that do not comply with the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines we have made sure that there are alternative routes provided to the information.

  • A link to details of how to contact us for further information offline is provided from every page.

  • We have tried to maintain a consistent style of navigation through all our websites. We have attempted to comply with the W3C Web Content Accessibility Guidelines. This is specifically with regard to Priority 1 guidelines and, where possible, Priority 2 guidelines. The elements covered by the Priority 3 guidelines are not, in most cases used by our website, however as the website develops such functions we will aim for compliance at this level. We are committed to a process of ongoing improvement and are working to ensure all content is developed under the guidelines outlined above

Text resizing

You can resize text by following these instructions:

  • PC / Internet Explorer 6. From the top menu bar, select View and point to Text size

  • PC / Internet Explorer 7. From the menu bar underneath the search field, select Page and point to Text size

  • PC / other browsers. Increase text size: Hold down the CTRL key and press +. Decrease text size: Hold down the CTRL key and press -

  • Mac / all browsers. Increase text size: Hold down the Command key and press +. Decrease text size: Hold down the Command key and press -

Access keys

These can be accessed in the following way:

  • Firefox 2 & 3: hold down Alt and Shift

  • Internet Explorer: hold down Alt

  • Google Chrome 3 & 4: hold down Alt

  • Safari 3 (Mac): hold down Ctrl

  • Safari 3 (PC): hold down Alt

(For other browsers please check the browser's help files)

Then press one of the keys listed below:

S – Skip navigation

1 – Home page

6 – Help

8 – Terms and conditions

9 – Contact us

0 – Accessibility statement

= – Previous section (when viewing a draft)

- – Next section (when viewing a draft)

Contact information

We are always looking for ways to improve the accessibility of the site. If you experience any difficulty in accessing the BSI Standards Draft Review website, or have any other feedback or suggestions, please contact us.