​Display Screen Equipment Awareness

​This course is aimed at users of display screen equipment, or DSE as it's often called.

DSE is a term that covers a wide range of equipment. If DSE equipment like this is not set up correctly, users are at increased risk from certain disorders.

As an employee, you share the responsibility to keep people safe at work. That means undergoing relevant training and ensuring that rules are followed.

Duration: 1 hour

Format: Video

Price:  £30 + VAT


Who Should Take This Course?

​Our display screen equipment 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’.

​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.

Certification

​On successful completion of the course you will be able to download a quality assured certificate​. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

​This course is also approved by IIRSM, the ​International Institute of Risk & Safety Management, as providing quality and content-approved training.

This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 1 year. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.

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Course Content

​Modules

​1. ​Introduction

​2. ​Legislation

​3. ​Protecting Your Body

​4. ​Adjusting Your Chair

​5. Adjusting Your Screen

​6. Work Arrangements

​7. Adjusting the Layout of YourWorkstation

​8. Adjusting Your Work Environment

Aims of the Course

By completing this course, you will:

  • Understand why training in DSE is an important aspect of health and safety.
  • Have knowledge of what is contained in the DSE legal regulations.
  • Know how to undertake a DSE assessment of your workstation.
  • Understand how to set up the workstation correctly to minimise the chances of developing health problems.
  • Understand how to improve posture and wellbeing so that working with DSE becomes more ergonomic.

Assessment

The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked a set of​ multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 70%. ​You will have up to six attempts for passing the assessment. 


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