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Display Screen Equipment and Workstation Health and Safety

This is a Virtual Course

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The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992, as amended by the Health and Safety Miscellaneous Amendments Regulations 2002 places significant responsibilities upon employers for the health and safety of their staff. This course has been developed to enable organisations to comply with the law by providing learners with an increased understanding of health and safety relating to display screen equipment and workstations. It provides learners with the knowledge and skills required to carry out a thorough assessment of their workstation, identifying potential risks and implementing corrective action where necessary. On completion of this Virtual College course learners will have covered:

  • The risks from DSE work
  • The importance of good posture and changing position
  • How to adjust furniture to help avoid risks
  • Organising the workplace to avoid awkward or frequent stretching
  • Avoiding reflections and glare on or around the screen
  • Adjusting and cleaning the screen and mouse
  • Organising work for activity changes or breaks if necessary
  • Completing individual self-assessments.

Description

Lesson Plan

Areas covered include:

  • Welcome and Introduction
  • Learning Objectives
  • Regulations
  • Assessing Workstation risk
  • The Working Environment
  • Portable DSE – Laptops
  • Workstation Checklist
  • Summary

Certification

On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.

Duration

Approximately 1 hour. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like, and there is no limit on how long you can take to do the course.

Target Audience

This course is targeted primarily at businesses needing to train their staff in DSE and Workstation Health and Safety. However, the information is also applicable to anyone who wishes to learn more about how to manage the risks associated with DSE and their Workstation.

Interview Process

There are no specific entry requirements for this course

Questions & Answers

Does the course lead to a qualification?

On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.

This is a virtual course. You can view more details, or purchase the course online.

Course details

  • Attendance: Virtual Course
  • Start Date: Flexible
  • Hours per week: Flexible
  • Days: Flexible
  • Start Time: Flexible
  • End Time: Flexible
  • Course Fees: £30 + VAT (discounts for block bookings) No fee remission available on this course
  • Venue: E Learning - Online learning -You can do your course from home or work
  • Faculty:
  • Department Manager: .

Qualifications

  • Level:
  • Qualification Name: Display Screen Equipment and Workstation Health and Safety
  • Awarding Body: College Certificate

Contact Information

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This is a virtual course. You can view more details, or purchase the course online.

You can also download a printable application form (PDF 209KB).

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