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Display Screen Assessment – Course Description

The Display Screen Assessment 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.

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.

Duration: 110 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)

Price: £35.00 (+VAT)

Target Audience

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’.

Module NumberModule NamePass % Required
1Introducing 70
3Protecting Your Body70
4Adjusting Your Chair70
5Adjusting Your Screen70
6Work Arrangements70
7Adjusting the Layout of Your Workstation70
8Adjusting Your Work Environment70
9Risk Assessment Overview70
10Principles of Sensible Risk Management70
11Key Health and Safety Legislation70
12DSE Hazards and Risks70
13DSE Assessments70
14Control and Prevention Strategies70
15Practical Element70

Recommended System Requirements

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