Assessing Display Screen Equipment
£35+VAT

Started on November 22, 2019

Our display screen equipment awareness training courses are aimed at users of display screen equipment (DSE) and those responsible for assessing display screen equipment. A ‘user’, is anyone who regularly uses display screen equipment for a significant part of their normal work. In practice, if you use display screen equipment continuously for more than one hour a day, then you’re a ‘user’.  Specsavers advice on computer eye strain gives  tips on reducing the risks associated with daily screen usage.

So what do we mean by display screen equipment? The first thing most people think of is a computer monitor. But that’s not the only thing it refers to Display screen equipment could also mean laptops, tablet PCs, televisions, smartphones, CNC control pads, portable diagnostic screens or equipment containing cathode ray tubes, or CRTs. The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations contain special directives covering DSE safety. Both employers and employee‐users have responsibilities under the legislation.

The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations contain special directives covering DSE safety. Both employers and employee‐users have responsibilities under the legislation. The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 that governs display screen equipment awareness and covers a wide expanse from what is required from a workstation, routines and best practice and the provision of training and eye tests  This course fulfils the employers statutory training obligations and helps employers reduce the risk of work related conditions

Course ContentModule
Introduction to DSE for Risk Assessors1
Legislation2
Protecting Your Body3
Adjusting your Chair4
Adjusting Your Screen5
Work Arrangements6
Adjusting the Layout of Your Workstation7
Adjusting Your Work Environment8
Risk Assessment Overview9
Principles of Sensible Risk Management10
Key Health and Safety Legislation11
DSE Hazards and Risks12
DSE Assessments13
Control and Prevention14
Practical Element15

Online assessment is carried out by a series of multiple choice questions. Candidates require 70% correct answers to secure a pass.  PDF certificate will be sent directly to your inbox.  Hard copy certificate on requrest.  Duration: 110 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off.  It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

Other related courses to Assessing Display Screen Equipment Training are:
Workplace Health and Safety
Display Screen Awareness Training
Manual Handling

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