Using the site without a mouse
The site can be used without a mouse. There are shortcut keys that will take you to commonly used pages such as the home page and the search page.
To use these shortcut keys hold down the ALT key (PC) or CONTROL key (Apple Macintosh) and then one of the keys in the table below. In some browsers you may have to press enter to confirm your choice. In the Opera 7 browser press Shift-Esc, release those keys, and then press your chosen access key.
|0||A reference list of accessibility keys (this page).|
|1||Department of Labour home page.|
|3||Go to the search box at the top of your current page.|
|[||Bypass the navigation and go to the main content of your current page.|
Use of text on this site
Most navigation elements are plain text and we have provided text alternatives to graphics on the site.
With MathPlayer or MathML installed this Formula `x_(1,2)=(-b+-sqrt(b^2-4a c))/(2a)` will be displayed like this
The site has been tested in version 3 browsers and above for Windows, Linux, and Mac and a number of earlier ones. If you find this site difficult to use with your browser please let us know.
Long documents are best printed using the Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format which is available on the title page of key documents. Please choose a PDF reader for your computer,
Large files and collections of smaller files that have been zipped to provide a quicker download can be decompressed with an unzip utility