Accessibility Statement for Workwise Ergonomics Ltd

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At Workwise Ergonomics Ltd (Workwise), we are committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone and applying the relevant accessibility standards. This statement applies to the Workwise primary website at weareworkwise.co.uk and our wellwork360 platform located at courses.weareworkwise.co.uk

Technical Information About This Website’s Accessibility

Workwise is committed to making its website as accessible as possible, and these pages aim to meet Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 level AA. Workwise aims to be compatible with assistive technologies and the last two versions of major browsers and elements of accessibility include:

  1. Alt text for all images and providing non-visual alternatives where appropriate
  2. All essential audiovisual information is captioned, described as necessary or provided in alternative formats
  3. Content can be navigated with just a keyboard or speech recognition tools
  4. The ability of the website to be used with a screen reader

Testing this website:

Testing for accessibility has taken place using various devices and frequently used software. The four methods for testing were:
  • Microsoft Edge – with a mouse: people with differing disabilities may still be mouse users, including zoom/magnification and adapted mouse devices and functions
  • Microsoft Edge – with JAWS screen reader software and keyboard functionality: more specifically used by people with severe sight loss (including blind people) and some people with dyslexia
  • Google Chrome – with Read Aloud: primarily used by people with dyslexia or some degree of visual impairment who may need to rest their eyes and let their ears take over
  • Smart Phone – apple iPhone with VoiceOver: a frequently-used accessibility tool for people with a variety of visual impairments and people with dyslexia

Compatibility with Browsers and Assistive Technology

This website is designed to be compatible with:

  • Recent versions of major browsers like Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge.
  • Screen readers and other assistive technologies that are commonly used.

Technical Limitations and Alternatives

Despite our best efforts, there may be some things that could be improved. Below is a description of known limitations and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.

The following sections of the website are not fully accessible, and we are working on them to make improvements:

  • some content is not easily accessible with Smart Phone – Apple VoiceOver
  • the drop-down menus within the header ribbon and final slide containing forms need to be more easily navigable with keyboard keystrokes

We are working to address these issues and aim to improve the accessibility of these sections.

What We’re Doing to Improve Accessibility

Our commitment to accessibility is ongoing. We are currently taking the following steps to enhance accessibility further:

  • Conducting regular accessibility audits of our website.
  • Providing training to our staff on accessibility issues and best practices.
  • Engaging with users with disabilities to get feedback and improve our services.
  • Ensuring we use any software and technology is best in class for accessibility. 
  • Including Alt-text on all images
  • Create meaningful link text for screen reader users
  • Address smartphone (iPhone with VoiceOver) limitations
  • Updating text to avoid idioms or figures of speech, or if it is necessary information, describe what “term” is as well as using Alt Text on the image.

Preparation of This Accessibility Statement

This statement was prepared on 14th December 2023. It was last reviewed on 15th January 2023. This website was last tested in November 2023. The test was carried out by Purple River Media.

Feedback and Contact Information

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of weareworkwise.co.uk. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on weareworkwise.co.uk:

We aim to respond to feedback within two business days.

This accessibility statement is a living document and will be updated as we continue our efforts to improve accessibility. Your feedback is crucial in helping us achieve our accessibility goals.