At the Health and Safety Authority (HSA), we recognise the importance of ensuring that our website is accessible to the widest possible range of visitors.
We are committed to achieving a minimum of conformance level Double-A with the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines and complying with the National Disability Authority IT Accessibility Guidelines.
Improving accessibility has been a priority in the redevelopment of BeSMART.ie. Some legacy content - particularly documents - may not yet meet our accessibility targets, but we intend to rectify this as resources permit.
If you encounter difficulties in accessing our site, please let us know.
Our website contains a number of features to enhance accessibility. Among them are:
- Ability to change text size
- Site Animations
- Grey scale
- High contrast
- Sepia contrast
NB. Before you can use these features, you must first accept the "Accessibility Preferences" cookies.
If you need to do that, simply click the little gear wheel in the lower corner of any page to open the cookie preferences panel, and find the bit that looks like this:
make sure the accessibility preferences are set to on
Please note that you can also resize text using your browser:
- For Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox, select Text size from the View menu
- Or hold the Control key and use the scroll wheel on your mouse.
- If you are using another browser, please refer to your browser help to learn how to resize text