DSE (display screen equipment) awareness is necessary to work safely with display screen equipment. Whether you work on a desk top, a laptop, a tablet or a smartphone, having an awareness of the health risks associated with DSE is essential.
Knowing how to set up your DSE workstation can have both short term and long-term effects on the chances of developing musculoskeletal problems. This course will teach you how to set up and maintain an ergonomic set up and keep yourself safe.
Modules you will cover in this DSE Awareness (display screen equipment) online training:
- Legislation, duties and types of hazards - In this DSE awareness module you will look at legislation, the Health and Safety (display screen equipment) Regulations 1992, hazards at work and consequences of WRMSD’s.
- DSE assessments - In this DSE awareness module you will look at risk management, hazards, completing a DSE assessment, reducing the risk of injury, risk control hierarchy and barriers to consider.
- How to set up your workstation - In this DSE awareness module you will look at getting comfortable on your work station, keyboards, the mouse, your computer screen and chair, laptops and tablets, software and eyestrain.
- Supportive postures - In this DSE awareness module you will look at posture, stretching, top tips and hints and tips
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
All of our courses are certified. This is done by the CPD certification Service. They have been inspected by an independent assessor and meet national standards.
Is this course right for me?
DSE regulations apply to anyone who regularly uses display screen equipment. This course is suitable for everyone who works with DSE (display screen equipment) for a significant part of their day.
On completion of this course you will be able to print your CPD certified certificate. This can be used as evidence for compliance, audit or CPD hours.