Display Screen EquipmentTraining for Assessors

Overview

This programme will enable nominated assessors to conduct DSE assessments in accordance with legislation and guidance. In addition delegates will learn practical steps to improve workstation layout and user posture

Managers, supervisors or those nominated by the organisation to conduct DSE risk assessments

Aims & Objectives:

Aims & Objectives:

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Understand the basis of Risk Assessment
  • Understand the legislation and legal duties applying to the use of DSE
  • Understand the Assessor's duties and responsibilities
  • Understand the common hazards and risks associated with the use of DSE
  • Understand risk reduction strategies
  • Conduct practical DSE Risk Assessments within the organisation.

Learning outcomes:

Delegates will be able to carry out risk assessments and identify hazards, also identify ways of reducing risk, and make recommendations concerning corrective actions required to minimise harm caused to DSE users.

Course Outline:

  • Health & Safety / Display Screen legislation
  • Definition of a 'User'
  • Legal duties under DSE regulations
  • Common hazards associated with DSE
  • 'Hazard' and 'Risk'
  • DSE risk assessment - forms and tick lists
  • Who conducts the assessments?
  • Recording, reviewing and monitoring
  • Setting up a workstation
  • About your health
  • Presentation
  • Group work
  • Practical DSE assessment

Delegates receive a certificate of attendance which may be used for Continued Professional Development (CPD)/NVQ.

Intended For:

Managers, supervisors or those nominated by the organisation to conduct DSE risk assessments

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