Measures to support accessibility

The Centre for Invasive Species Solutions takes the following measures to ensure accessibility of PestSmart:

  • Include accessibility throughout our internal policies.
  • Integrate accessibility into our procurement practices.
  • Assign clear accessibility targets and responsibilities.

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. PestSmart is fully conformant with WCAG 2.0 Level A. Fully conformant means that the content fully conforms to the accessibility standard without any exceptions.


We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of PestSmart. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on PestSmart:

We try to respond to feedback within 

Technical specifications

Accessibility of PestSmart relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

Assessment approach

The Centre for Invasive Species Solutions assessed the accessibility of PestSmart by the following approaches:

  • Self-evaluation