An Introduction to Display Screen and Workstation Assessment

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Course Overview

This training shows employees working with Display Screen Equipment (DSE) how to assess their workstations, identify possible risks and implement the appropriate corrective action.

In doing so, it helps their employers meet the demands of the Health and Safety (DSE) Regulations 1992, as amended by the Health and Safety Miscellaneous Amendments Regulations 2002.

After completing this course employees should understand:

  • The risks of working with DSE
  • The importance of good posture and changing position
  • How to adjust furniture and avoid risks
  • How to organise the workplace to avoid awkward movements
  • How to avoid reflections and glare on or around the screen
  • How to adjust and clean the screen and mouse
  • How to organise work for activity changes or breaks
  • How to complete self-assessments

Topics covered will include:

  • The risks from DSE work
  • The importance of good posture and changing position
  • How to adjust furniture to help avoid risks
  • Organising the workplace to avoid awkward or frequent stretching
  • Avoiding reflections and glare on or around the screen
  • Adjusting and cleaning the screen and mouse
  • Organising work for activity changes or breaks if necessary
  • Completing individual self-assessments

Course Details

Lesson Plan

This course covers:

  • Welcome and introduction
  • Learning objectives
  • Regulations
  • Assessing workstation risk
  • The working environment
  • Portable DSE – laptops
  • Workstation checklist
  • Summary

Duration

Approximately 1 hour. However, the learning is self-paced so the course can be completed at your convenience and your progress will be recorded throughout.

Target Audience

This training is designed for employers who need to teach their employees how to work with DSE more safely. It is also appropriate for anyone who wishes to learn more about the risks of working with DSE.  

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Accreditation

This course content has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Certification

Once you have successfully completed your course you can download and print your Virtual College certificate.