Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Training Course
Our Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Training course in awareness should be taken by individuals who regularly use a screen or monitor for long periods of time. This course will help to understand the health hazards and many other factors that accompany long use of DSE.
With the rapid rise in the use of Information Technology (IT), many of us today use some form of DSE (Display Screen Equipment), whether it is at work or at home. Display screens are normally used with desk-based computers, but they can also refer to other types of de-vices such as laptops and touch-screen tablets.
- Helps you comply with The Health & Safety (DSE) Regulations 1992
- Work towards compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
- Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
- Approved by RoSPA & Accredited by CPD
- Certificate on successful completion
- Course duration: 30 minutes
- Unlimited resits at no cost
Who is this Online DSE Training for?
This course is suitable for anyone who uses a display screen equipment regularly at home or at work.
DSE Training Certification
Our entire library of training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as adhering to the universally recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
This training course and it's content has also been approved by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.
Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your Display Screen Equipment Training Certificate in PDF format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.
Furthermore, a QR code is displayed on each certificate which when scanned by a smartphone links to our certification database. This allows employers, auditors and local authority inspectors, for example, to establish a certificates validity instantly and at any time.
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This course has been designed to raise awareness of types of health hazards that can be associated with using DSE for long periods of time and looks at ways in which the risks to DSE users’ health and wellbeing can be minimised.
On completion of the course, you should be able to:
- explain the meaning of ‘DSE’
- list the different types of DSE
- list the potential health hazards associated with DSE
- name the main Regulations relevant to DSE and who they apply to
- explain what constitutes a ‘DSE user’
- explain what ‘ergonomics’ is and how it relates to DSE
- explain what needs to be assessed on a workstation to minimise hazards to health
- explain how to work comfortably and safely using DSE
- explain how to avoid eye strain
- explain how to reduce health hazards when working with portable computers
Training Course Content
This course is made up of the following modules:
An Introduction to Display Screen Equipment
This section covers what DSE is, the types of why we use DSE.
Module 1 - Display Screens and Health Hazards
This section covers what types of display screens and potential health hazards when using DSE, and the regulations which DSE is covered by.
Module 2 - DSE Users, Assessing the Risks and the Individual
This section covers the different types of DSE user, assess of using DSE and assessing the individual required to use the DSE.
Module 3 - Ergonomics and the Workstation
This section covers ergonomics and how to correctly setup a workstation, including display screens, keyboards and mice, the desk area and the correct environment to help minimise the risks to users health.
On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 15 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 75% or above will be required to pass.
The assessment will be marked instantly and so you will know straight away if you have passed or not. If you don't pass first time there's no need to worry. Unlimited resits at absolutely no additional charge are available so you can retake the assessment again as many times as you need to.
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