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Adam Turner

This week we take a look at what’s been happening in the EU, UK and the US.

Accessibility


US | Video Accessibility: What You Need for Your ADA Website Certification

Because of when it was passed, it doesn't include specific instructions for making websites and digital content more accessible. The evolving law has ...

https://www.business2community.com/video-marketing/video-accessibility-what-you-need-for-your-ada-website-certification-02291593 

 

EU | Compliance Identification and Management Service (CIMS)

Perhaps the first thing to consider when talking accessibility compliance is where you are at, independently in terms of level of risk. AAAtraq offers a complementary RISK PROFILE, you can download yours by visiting their website.

https://youtu.be/jCUkNqu_NRc

 

US | Serial plaintiff sues Louis Garneau USA over website ADA compliance

The man, Brian Fischler, is the lead plaintiff on dozens of similar lawsuits filed in New York over the last two years; his law firm is among the firms that file the majority of such cases across the country. 

https://www.bicycleretailer.com/industry-news/2020/03/10/serial-plaintiff-sues-louis-garneau-usa-over-website-ada-compliance#.XnMm7y2cbVs

 

US | Compliance Cheat Sheet: Five Changes Companies Should Address Now

Web Accessibility (§ 999.305(a)(2)(d)). The initial regulations only required that a business provide information on how a consumer with a disability ...

https://www.natlawreview.com/article/ccpa-compliance-cheat-sheet-five-changes-companies-should-address-now

 

UK | INDEX Release, Accessibility Across Life Sciences

Sitemorse published the 2020 Q1 Global Life Sciences INDEX last week ranking the websites of nearly 200 Global Life Sciences companies, based on User Experience, SEO and Governance, Risk & Compliance. 16 companies had improved their accessibility score since last quarter with 20 seeing it decline. Only 2 companies scored 7 or higher (out of 10) with 84% scoring 4 or less and 35% actually scoring zero.

https://sitemorse.com/blog-article/9680/Global_Life_Sciences_progress_in_making_their_websites_accessible/

Training

Automatic delivery - Just-in-time

Direct ‘just-in-time’ training materials are offered against actions, delivering immediate understanding and confidence in actioning. These videos provide help prevent the same issues being repeated.