Office for Nuclear Regulation

Accessibility - Help using this website

This website is managed by the Office for Nuclear Regulation.

Text size

To adjust the text size on this site please alter your browser settings. Detailed guidance on how to do this has been published by the BBC , AbilityNet and the Web Accessibility Initiative.

Weve summarised the main points below.

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Always check your browsers help feature (press F1) to find out how to get the best from your browser.


Again a lot of good content has already been published by the BBC and the Web Accessibility Initiative.

If you need a specific colour scheme, again use your browser features to change the colours of all websites.

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To view PDF files on the HSE website use the free Acrobat reader or one of the alternative PDF readers.

You can customise colours displayed in PDFs by choosing Edit > Preferences > Accessibility > Replace Document Colors. Then choose a colour scheme that matches your requirements.

For more information about PDF accessibility see the Adobe website accessibility section.

Keyboard access

This site's layout takes into account users who are visually impaired or have difficulties using a mouse. Skip to content and skip to navigation links are provided at the top of each page to enable keyboard users to jump to the content with only a few keystrokes.

Tabbing through the pages takes you first through the header, then through the left navigation, then through the content area and finally through the links in the footer.

Accessibility statement

How accessible this website is

We are committed to making this website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.

We know some parts of this website aren't fully accessible:

We are working to resolve these issues and will we update the website when they are complete.

What to do if you have any accessibility issues with our website

If you find any problems that aren't listed on this webpage or think we're not meeting the requirements of the accessibility regulations, please email

We understand that the regulations don't require us to fix PDFs or other documents published before 23 September 2018, if they're not essential to providing our services. However, if you need information in an alternative format, email

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, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

What we're doing to improve accessibility

While we are working to resolve the issues listed above, we intend to launch a brand new ONR website with improved accessibility in 2021.

We will also review this accessibility statement every six months.