Assessing Display Screen Equipment

£35.00

Approved by IIRSM

This course is aimed at those responsible for assessing display screen equipment (DSE).

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. This course fulfils your statutory training obligations and covers among other things,,, the correct way to set up and use your display screen equipment safely. Reducing the risk of work related conditions.

Guided Learning Hours

Approximately 110 minutes are required for this course.

Form of Assessment

A short test concludes each module. A passmark of 70% for each module is required to successfully pass the course.

Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Legislation
  • Protecting Your Body
  • Adjusting Your Chair
  • Adjusting Your Screen
  • Work Arrangements
  • Adjusting the Layout of your Workstation
  • Adjusting your Work Environment
  • Risk Assessment Overview
  • Principles of Sensible Risk Management
  • Key Health and Safety Legislation
  • DSE Hazards and Risks
  • DSE Awareness
  • Control and Prevention Strategies
  • Practical Element