Accessibility statement

This statement applies to content published on the domain:

It does not apply to other content or websites published on any of its subdomains. These websites and their content will have their own specific accessibility statement. This website is managed by Directorate JRC.E. It is a scientific risk analysis and mapping application with a web-based front end designed to be used by scientific and governmental expert users, including those with disabilities.

You should be able to:

This website is designed to comply with the technical standard for websites and mobile apps, EN 301 549, v.3.2.1. This closely follows level ‘AA’ of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 2.1.

Compliance status

This website is partially compliant with technical standard EN 301 549 v.3.2.1 and the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Level AA. See ‘Non-accessible content’ for more details.

The website was last tested on 01 December 2023.

Preparation of this statement

This statement was reviewed on 14 December 2023.

The statement is based on a review done by an automated tool Axe Monitor, using a combination of manual and automated testing.


We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of the RAPID-N website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers:

• E-mail:

We try to respond to feedback within 15 business days from the date of receipt of the enquiry by the responsible Commission department.

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

The ‘RAPID-N’ website is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

Technical specifications

The accessibility of the ‘RAPID-N’ website relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

Non-accessible content

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of the ‘RAPID-N’ website, we are aware of some limitations due to the specificity of the RAPID-N application, which we are working to fix. Below is a description of known limitations and potential solutions. Please contact us if you encounter an issue not listed below.

Known limitations for the ‘RAPID-N’ website:

  1. The language menu at the top navigation bar is not working properly and is currently work-in-progress. The language options “Français (FR)” and “Türkçe (TR)” do not contain any information, while the default language option “English (EN)” cannot be restored if the user has previously selected FR or TR;
  2. Some images do not have alt text descriptions;
  3. Some error messages are not clearly associated with form controls;
  4. Some webpages in the “create” and “update” section do not provide a label for some form elements;
  5. The acronym/phrase “RAPID-N/Rapid Natech Risk Assessment Tool” is used as the main heading in all webpages of the website. The content of each webpage appears as a sub-heading;
  6. The placeholder in the input fields in the filter form does not have sufficient contrast;
  7. The date-picker in the filter form is not accessible via the keyboard;
  8. The webpages that contain tables of data are not mobile responsive and they create horizontal scrolling.

Risk Assessment

Natural Hazards

Industrial Plants