Without effective display screen equipment training staff can suffer musculoskeletal disorders or MSDs. MSDs are biggest contributor to workplace absenteeism.
This accredited online DSE training aligns UK DSE regulations.
DURATION | 45 minutes
ONLINE DSE TRAINING COURSE | Display screen equipment (DSE) if improperly used can lead to musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). MSDs are the most common work-related ill health in the UK. Across the EU almost 50% of absences from work, over 3 days, result from MSDs.
The effect can be long-term issues that impair quality of life. Furthermore, overusing DSE can diminish mental health and cause eyestrain.
Consequently, in 1992 DSE Regulations were introduced, placing minor obligations upon employers, designed to mitigate these risks.
One obligation is to provide information or training, such as this course, to each DSE user so they understand how to minimise risks.
This course is designed to help improve your working environment and increase your awareness of the potential problems associated with bad posture with regards to eyesight, physical difficulty and mental stress.
- Understand the need for good ergonomics.
- Be aware of the relevant legislations surrounding Display Station Equipment
- Know how to access your workstation
- control measures which could be implemented under the following headings: The equipment; The environment; The employee
UNIT 1 | LEGISLATION
Firstly, DSE Regulations 1992, employers duties, employee’s duties
UNIT 2 | CAUSES OF ILL HEALTH
Secondly, injuries at work, statistics, common Injuries
UNIT 3 | DSE RISK ASSESSMENT
Thirdly, DSE risk assessment explained, Individual DSE risk assessment
UNIT 4 | EQUIPMENT & ENVIRONMENT
Fourthly, correct posture, equipment positioning, portable devises, regular movement, environmental factors
UNIT 5 | QUIZ
Lastly, opportunity to go over learning outcomes
All ‘DSE Users’. A DSE user is defined in the UK as someone who uses display screen equipment each work day for an hour (or more) at a time.
If this definition holds true, duties of the on employers apply. Even when employees are mobile workers and/or work from home.
Display screen equipment are “devices or equipment that have an alphanumeric or graphic display screen and includes display screens, laptops, touch screens and other similar devices.” UK Health & Safety Executive.
On completion of the DSE training course learners will receive their certificate. This requires 80% or more in the final 15 question quiz. Which can be retaken if required.
Certificate includes the date, a verification code and earns the learner 3 CPD credits. Recognisable by many profession bodies.
- 12 months access
- Self-paced, interactive content
- Assignment & reporting
- 3 CPD Credits
- Helps compliance to regulations
- Carbon neutral product
What are an employers DSE responsilbilities?
The 3 main pieces of legislation are the Heath & Safety Act 1974, DSE Regulations 1992, Managing Health and Safety Regulations 1999. Together they require employers of DSE users to
This DSE course provides an efficient solution for meeting the first 4 of these obligations.
If you have any further questions or wish to discuss including specific DSE policies, or DSE assessment forms in this course please get in touch.
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