The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has taken steps to ensure that http://www.puco.ohio.gov/ is at least minimally accessible to people with disabilities who use assistive technology to access the Internet.
The Public Utitlies Commission of Ohio website (puco.ohio.gov) complies with State of Ohio IT Policy - Web Site Accessibility, IT-09, issued by the Ohio Office of Information Technology. This policy establishes minimum website accessibility requirements for information and services provided on state-controlled websites.
The requirements include compliance with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 which are standards created by the World Wide Web Consortium's Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI). WCAG 2.0 compliance levels are described as single-A (meets all priority 1 checkpoints), double-A (meets all priority 1 and 2 checkpoints), and triple-A (meets all priority 1, 2, and 3 checkpoints). This website conforms to the double-A compliance level and many of the priority 3 checkpoints.
We welcome your comments about the usability and accessibility of puco.ohio.gov. If you are having a problem accessing any part of puco.ohio.gov, or would like to make a suggestion for improvement, please contact us.