Accessibility

Definition(s)


Accessibility

Extent to which products, systems, services, environments and facilities can be used by people from a population with the widest range of characteristics and capabilities to achieve a specified goal in a specified context of use [SOURCE: ISO 26800:2011, 2.1, modified — Notes 1 and 2 to entry omitted]

  • Note 1 to entry: Products, systems, services and facilities are part of work systems (2.2) and used by workers (2.4) within those systems.
  • Note 2 to entry: In this International Standard, the context of use is within a work system.

Source: ISO 6385:2016, Ergonomics principles in the design of work systems, Third Edition, September 2016. Global Standards