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).

CourseModule NumberModule NamePass % Required
DSE Awareness1Introduction70
DSE Awareness2Legislation70
DSE Awareness3Protecting Your Body70
DSE Awareness4Adjusting Your Chair70
DSE Awareness5Adjusting Your Screen70
DSE Awareness6Work Arrangements70
DSE Awareness7Adjusting the Layout of Your Workstation70
DSE Awareness8Adjusting Your Work Environment70

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).

CourseModule NumberModule NamePass % Required
Assessing DSE1Introduction70
Assessing DSE2Legislation70
Assessing DSE3Protecting Your Body70
Assessing DSE4Adjusting Your Chair70
Assessing DSE5Adjusting Your Screen70
Assessing DSE6Work Arrangements70
Assessing DSE7Adjusting the Layout of Your Workstation70
Assessing DSE8Adjusting Your Work Environment70
Assessing DSE9Risk Assessment Overview70
Assessing DSE10Principles of Sensible Risk Management70
Assessing DSE11Key Health and Safety Legislation70
Assessing DSE12DSE Hazards and Risks70
Assessing DSE13DSE Assessments70
Assessing DSE14Control and Prevention Strategies70
Assessing DSE15Practical Element70

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