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Accessibility Statement

The Suffolk Schools Recycling website is covered under the Suffolk County Council disproportionate burden assessment, this means only a basic check of this website has been undertaken. See further details of the Suffolk County Council assessment below:
https://www.suffolk.gov.uk/about/web-accessibility/disproportionate-burden-assessment/

  

Results of a basic website accessibility check

We have listed below tests which have failed or there are issues with below and the time frames for correcting these. Faults labelled as "Issues" below have not failed the tests, but there are problems with them that we need to address in the future. We will update the below information as the items which fail or have issues are corrected (below is correct of 16th April 2020).

Text Content

  

Result: Fail due to:

  • Heading styles not being used on couple of pages (e.g. compost & make it).

  • Unclear links e.g. “read more”, “yes please”

  • Out of context some of the page titles do not make sense e.g. “4Rs”

Action needed: Need to check every page for this error and correct.
Timeframe for changes: Can be carried out in our team. To be sorted ASAP.


Result: Issue due to:

  • inconsistent spacings

  • text being small

  • twitter icon faded

  • quiz shows correct answers when the stylesheets are disabled.

Action needed: Need to check every page for this error and correct.
Timeframe for changes: Can be carried out in our team. To be sorted ASAP.

Images, video and audio content

  

Result: Fail due to:

  • Some “alt” descriptions for images being too vague and no captions

  • Slider images containing text and yes/ no composting picture.

Action needed: Need to check every page for this error and correct.
Timeframe for changes: Can be carried out in our team. To be sorted ASAP.

Interactive tools and transactions

 

"Ask Rebel" form
Result: Fail due to:
  • Form fields not being marked up correctly

  • Form labels not clear

  • No ability to review responses before submission

Action needed: Due to some big failures of the "Ask Rebel" form and potential cost of fixing these, we are going to take the form off the site and replace with an email address. 
Timeframe for changes: Needs to be sorted out by the website hosting company. They have been informed and costing asked for.

PDFs and other documents

 

Result: Fail due to some pdfs/word documents:

  • Not having meaningful titles

  • Having no headers et up

  • Having unclear links

Action needed: Need to review documents which are downloadable from the website and whether to amend, delete, or put the information onto a webpage.
Timeframe for changes: Can be carried out in our team. To be sorted ASAP.

Technology

 

Result: Fail due to:

  • Users of the website not being able to use one finger to zoom

  • Aspects of the website getting stuck when using keyboard (e.g. scrolling banner and Twitter feed)

  • Not enough colour contrast between green text & hyperlinks again blue background

  • Scrolling banner unable to be disabled

Action needed: We need to investigate costs of having these fixed or removed.
Timeframe for changes: Needs to be sorted out by the website hosting company. They have been informed and costings asked for.

HTML

 

Result: Fail due to not having a language tag (html lang="en"or html lang="en-gb") in webpage code.

Action needed: We need to investigate costs of having these fixed.
Timeframe for changes: Needs to be sorted out by the website hosting company. They have been informed and costings asked for.
 

Any questions, comments or issues on the above please email waste.management@suffolk.gov.uk

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