DSE Training (Display Screen Equipment) Course
This DSE Training course in awareness provides the essential knowledge needed for anybody who regularly uses display screen equipment as part of their regular job responsibilities. Poor posture, screen positioning and chairs are just a few aspects that could cause painful injuries and risk to health. Injuries such as eye strain, back and neck problems and headaches can be incredibly painful but easily avoided.
This DSE training looks at how the positioning of your display screen equipment is an important factor. If this has been poorly, it could cause unnecessary health problems. Many job roles involve spending eight hours or longer at a computer. Therefore precautionary measures should be put in place.
Our DSE Training course will help learners be trained to correctly set up their workstation and the ergonomics behind DSE. It looks at how to assess an individual's risks to ensure that when using DSE, you are doing so properly and safely. The health and wellbeing of all workers are important, and this course is a great step towards ensuring that employees are knowledgeable in the safe use of DSE.
- 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
- Assured 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 ideal for anybody who uses display screen equipment as part of their work activities. Office workers, administrative staff and other employees who use computers regularly would benefit from this course. Being trained in the safe use of display screen equipment, including portable DSE, can help prevent painful injuries and other health problems in workers.
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 assured 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:
- List the different types of DSE
- List the potential health hazards associated with using DSE
- Name the main regulations relevant to DSE and who they apply to
- Identify what constitutes a “DSE user”
- Recognise what ‘ergonomics’ is and how it relates to DSE
- Identify what needs to be assessed on a workstation to minimise hazards to health
- Identify how to work comfortably and safely using DSE
- Identify how to avoid eye strain
- Identify how you can reduce health hazards when working with portable computers and appliances
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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