Display Screen Equipment

These 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.

Courses

1. Display Screen Equipment Awareness
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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).

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 Workstation 70
DSE Awareness 8 Adjusting Your Work Environment 70

2. Assessing Display Screen Equipment
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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).

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Assessing DSE 1 Introduction 70
Assessing DSE 2 Legislation 70
Assessing DSE 3 Protecting Your Body 70
Assessing DSE 4 Adjusting Your Chair 70
Assessing DSE 5 Adjusting Your Screen 70
Assessing DSE 6 Work Arrangements 70
Assessing DSE 7 Adjusting the Layout of Your Workstation 70
Assessing DSE 8 Adjusting Your Work Environment 70
Assessing DSE 9 Risk Assessment Overview 70
Assessing DSE 10 Principles of Sensible Risk Management 70
Assessing DSE 11 Key Health and Safety Legislation 70
Assessing DSE 12 DSE Hazards and Risks 70
Assessing DSE 13 DSE Assessments 70
Assessing DSE 14 Control and Prevention Strategies 70
Assessing DSE 15 Practical Element 70

Recommended System Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows 7+ or Mac OSX (10.8+)
  • Browser: A modern and up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 2Gb+ RAM
  • Additional Software: Flash Player 10+
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

This course is approved by RoSPA