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Display Screen Equipment Awareness

Display Screen Equipment Awareness

IIRSM Approved

    Our display screen equipment courses are aimed at users of display screen equipment (DSE) and those responsible for assessing display screen equipment. A ‘user’, is anyone who regularly uses display screen equipment for a significant part of their normal work. In practice, if you use display screen equipment continuously for more than one hour a day, then you’re a ‘user’.

    So what do we mean by display screen equipment?

    The first thing most people think of is a computer monitor. But that’s not the only thing it refers to Display screen equipment could also mean laptops, tablet PCs, televisions, smartphones, CNC control pads, portable diagnostic screens or equipment containing cathode ray tubes, or CRTs.

    The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations contain special directives covering DSE safety. Both employers and employee‐users have responsibilities under the legislation.

    This course fulfils your statutory training obligations and covers among other things,,, the correct way to set up and use your display screen equipment safely. Reducing the risk of work related conditions.

    Learning Objectives

    By the end of this course, you will be able to:

    • Recognise a number of pieces of Display Screen Equipment.
    • Define the term ‘user’ of DSE.
    • Understand the legislation surrounding Display Screens and where to retrieve additional guidance.
    • Identify the impact that DSE can have on the body.
    • Evaluate the risk of DSE in your work station and be able to create a plan to counteract those risks.
    Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
    DSE Awareness 1 Introduction 70
    DSE Awareness 2 Legislation 70
    DSE Awareness 3 Protecting Your Body 70
    DSE Awareness 4 Adjusting Your Chair 70
    DSE Awareness 5 Adjusting Your Screen 70
    DSE Awareness 6 Work Arrangements 70
    DSE Awareness 7 Adjusting the Layout of Your
    DSE Awareness 8 Adjusting Your Work Environment 70
    DSE Awareness 9 Final Assessment 100
    Recommended System Requirements

    • Browser: Up to date web browser
    • Video: Up to date video drivers
    • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
    • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

    Duration: 50 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

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