This Display Screen Equipment/Visual Display Unit Training Course is extremely useful for anyone working in an office.
DSE or Display Screen Equipment safety training highlights the correct posture and working position for people working at desks and with any type of display. Many medical conditions arise from incorrect posture and equipment positioning like neck/back problems, headaches, stiffness, sight problems as well as arm wrist and hand conditions.
The HSE state on their website “As an employer, you must protect your workers from the health risks of working with display screen equipment (DSE), such as PCs, laptops, tablets and smartphones.” This course is designed to meet Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 which is aimed at a worker who uses DSE daily, for an hour or more at a time and are classified by the HSE as ‘DSE users.
If these hazards are not identified, serious medical conditions can arise. Learning how to prevent injury and work safe, will improve health and working conditions.
Further training on reducing injury can be gained by completing our Manual Handling course and more information on these DSE requirements can be found on our website. National MedicAid Europe is proud sponsors of Backcare who aim to significantly reduce the burden of back pain by providing information and advice to all people and organisations affected by back pain.
This qualification and most of the other National MedicAid qualifications are Endorsed by TQUK to show our commitment to extra levels of compliance and quality assurance.
Companies, organisations or agencies are encouraged to contact us for group discounts and information about onsite training and how our system can be used to track and monitor your staff training.
The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a National MedicAid Certificate and for online courses an Evidence-Based Learning statement.
- Health and Safety at work regulations
- Display Screen regulations
- the importance of DSE
- Employer requirements of DSE
- DSE Injuries
- Upper and lower limb disorders
- Back Pain
- Eye strains
- DSE best practice
- Workstation overview
- Mouse or trackball
- Display screens
- Mobile devices
Learning outcomes/assessment criteria
- 1.1 Outline the reasons for conducting DSE risk assessments
- 1.2 Outline the main legislation relating to DSE risk assessments
- 2.1 Identify the principles of good ergonomic workstation design
- 2.2 Outline the main causes of ill-health relating to DSE use
- 2.3 Describe corrections that can be applied to workstation design to control identified risks
- 3.1 Describe the stages involved in a DSE risk assessment
- 3.2 Outline the circumstances in which a DSE risk assessment should be reviewed