This website is managed by The National Physical Laboratory and we would like as many people as possible to be able to view and use it.
This means that you should be able to:
- change colours, contrast levels and fonts
- zoom in up to 300% without the text spilling off the screen
- navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
- navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
- listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)
We have also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.
AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.
How accessible is this website?
We know some parts of this website aren’t fully accessible:
- Some of the videos embedded on the site do not have captions or audio description
- Some website components just use colour to convey state
- Some of the panels on the site that have text on a background image have poor contrast
- Forms do not have html auto-complete tokens allowing autofil
- Some of the site widgets are not able to be keyboard operated
- The site stylesheet does not indicate keyboard focus
- The site lacks ARIA markup
What to do if you can’t access parts of this website
If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille then please contact us via email at email@example.com
For alternative contact methods please visit our Contact us page.
We will consider your request and get back to you in 5 working days.
If you can’t view the map on our Find us page, please call or email us via the Contact us for directions.
Reporting accessibility problems with this website
We’re always looking to improve our website's accessibility. If you find any problems that aren’t listed on this page or think we’re not meeting the requirements of the accessibility regulations, then please contact us.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the accessibility regulations. If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint the please contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).