Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Health and Safety Assessment

(1 Day)

(DSE) Assessor

The Display Screen Equipment Regulations requires all workstations to be assessed to ensure compliance with the regulations and reduce the potential for injury and/or ill health to users.

This health and safety assessment course is designed to equip the delegate with the necessary knowledge and skills to be able to undertake appropriate assessments and, where necessary, advise the employer and staff of steps required to reduce the risk potential.

Designed for

Personnel designated to carry out an office health and safety risk assessment

Objectives

On completion of the risk and health and safety assessment course, delegates will:

  • Know the legal duty to undertake an office health and safety risk assessment
  • Recognise the hazards and risks presented by Display Screen Equipment
  • Be able to undertake a suitable and sufficient risk within the workplace health and safety assessment
  • Be able to advise on work patterns or physical changes to reduce risk

Content

Outline of the Display Screen Equipment Regulations:

  • Duty of the employer
  • Duty of the employee

Company policy:

  • Specific arrangements for Display Screen Equipment
  • Equipment selection
  • Training for users
  • Record-keeping

Understanding the Hazard and Risks:

  • Upper limb disorders - musculoskeletal
  • Stress and fatigue Posture
  • Vision
  • Effect of lighting
  • Basic ergonomics
  • Heating and ventilation

Risk and Health and Safety Assessment:

  • Practical exercise
  • Analysing results
  • Setting up a workstation
  • Report and feedback

Summary and Close

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Note: This course can be tailored to meet your exact needs. The course can be provided locally in Bath, Bristol, the Southwest or anywhere in the UK or overseas. For further information or to obtain a quotation contact Line Business Services Ltd on 0117 986 2194

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