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Accessibility statement for USIR

This accessibility statement applies to USIR.

This repository is run by University of Salford and is powered by Worktribe. We want as many people as possible to be able to use this repository. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible is this repository?

We know some parts of this repository may not fully accessible:

  • most older PDF documents are not fully accessible to screen reader software
  • some older files such as audio and video recordings may not be accessible

USIR content

Worktribe supplies its repository software to University of Salford and is responsible for its overall accessibility, including page layout, search and navigation. Worktribe cannot, however, be held responsible for the accessibility of content uploaded by University of Salford to pages on this repository, for example PDF and Word documents and datasets associated with research outputs. These documents are provided by University of Salford in order to comply with open access policies, and may not be compliant with accessibility requirements.

University of Salford may be able to supply content in alternative formats on request. Please contact for assistance.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this repository. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, please contact

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

This website is partially compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard, due to ‘the non-compliances and exemptions’ listed below.

Non-compliance with the accessibility regulations

  • Some PDF, Word or other media files including audio, video and datasets included on outputs pages may not be compliant, as they are provided in a format required by publishers

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 8 September 2020. It was last reviewed on 10 September 2020.

This website was last tested on 20 June 2020. The test was carried out by the Worktribe Development team. We tested a client repository selected to be representative of all the clients using Worktribe Repository, as we have multiple clients on our platform. The pages used for testing were the most visited pages and essential to the navigation of a Worktribe Repository. Worktribe carries out regular accessibility testing as part of our release cycle.