Accessibility

Making our website accessible is an aim of IOM. We try to adhere to web standards and ensure that our website is usable with a broad range of operating systems, browsers, and specialist assistive technologies.

As a standard, we employ all the following methods to ensure our site is accessible to as many people as possible:

  • All pictures have an alternative text description
  • Our stylesheets allow for text resizing using the View - Text Size option in the browser toolbar for those who do not have javascript enabled.
  • Our site has been designed without the use of tables except where we need to represent normally tabulated content i.e timetables
  • The website can be navigated without the use of a mouse
  • A non-serif font is used for easier readability
  • We use a hierarchy of heading markups i.e an <h1> tag for main headings, <h2> for secondary headings etc which makes it easier for screen readers to work out the stucture of a page
  • Our site can be viewed in a logical order when all styling is turned off

 

 

 

 

 

 

Did you know?

Slip, trip and falls are the most common type of workplace injury in Singapore.
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