IRSST - Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail

Accessibility Statement

Latest update: November 24th 2023

The Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail (IRSST) undertakes to offer an accessible online experience to all people, including those with special needs. The Institute continually strives to improve accessibility to its Web site to ensure compliance with the accessibility standards in force in Québec

Commitment to accessibility

The IRSST aspires to create an inclusive online environment that allows everyone to browse, interact with, and benefit fully from its Web content.

Compliance with standards

The IRSST makes every effort to comply with the accessibility standards specified in the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). These guidelines define the criteria for providing Web content accessibility to people with disabilities. .

Accessibility measures implemented

Here are some of the measures being implemented by the IRSST to improve and maintain accessibility to its Web site

  • Content structure: a clear and consistent structure is used to facilitate browsing using assistive technologies.
  • Alternative texts (Alt Text): Alternatives texts are read aloud to describe images for people who are blind or visually impaired to help them understand the visual content. .
  • Contrasts: The IRSST pays particular attention to colour contrasts that enhance content readability for people who are visually impaired or have low vision.
  • Keyboard navigation: The Web site can be navigated by keyboard, thus facilitating navigation for people who cannot use a mouse. .
  • Tests and feedback: Accessibility tests are performed periodically, and the IRSST welcomes comments from its users so that it can continually improve its Web site.

If you have difficulty accessing this Web site or any of the IRSST’s products, please let us know by contacting the IRSST’s Communications Department.