Have you ever found yourself rubbing your eyes? Straining your neck? Stretching your wrists and massaging your own back? Excessive use of Display Screen Equipment without sufficient DSE training can be causing you long term damage without you even knowing it – this is called Repetitive Strain Injury, more commonly referred to as RSI.
Who the course is aimed at:
This course is targeted primarily at businesses needing to train their staff in DSE and workstation Health and Safety. However, it is applicable to anyone who wishes to learn more about how to manage the risks associated with DSE.
What is Display Screen Equipment:
CNC Control Pads
Portable diagnostic screens
The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations contain special directives covering DSE safety. Both employers and employee-users have responsibilities under the legislation.
What does the course cover:
The Risks from DSE work
The importance of good posture and changing position
DSE Regulations 1992
How to adjust your workstation to avoid risks
Completing individual self-assessments
Effects of using DSE
Know what DSE is.
Have an appreciation of the current regulations in place for DSE use.
Understand the effects of poor DSE use.
How to assemble your work station effectively.
Test and Certification:
At the end of the course you will be given a test of 20 multiple choice questions. The required pass rate is 85%.
You will be able to download and print (if required) a digital certificate on completion of the course.
Main course certificates last 3 years. (Refresher courses are available and recommended every 12 months).
All our courses have been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
Main Course: Approximately 25 minutes (excluding time taken for the final exams).
Refresher course: Approximately 15 minutes (excluding time taken for the final exams).
There are no specific entry requirements for this course.