Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Assessor Training

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Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Assessor
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This Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Assessor course is designed to help you as the DSE assessor do your job efficiently and help to fulfil your employer's legal duties under the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992.

This course will inform you about what your duties are as a DSE assessor. It outlines the risks to employees posed by regular usage of DSE and how to manage them, the postures and positions users should assume and the alternative types of DSE that are available. With this knowledge, you’ll be able to carry out risk assessments and manage DSE-associated health risks with confidence.

This course was last audited on: 12th September 2023
  • Written in compliance with the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992
  • Developed by health and safety professionals
  • Accredited by CPD and Assured by RoSPA Qualifications
  • Online training course and assessment with no time limits
  • Full audio voiceover
  • Approximate duration: 1-2 hours
  • Same day digital certificate. Printed certificate posted the next working day

What you'll learn

By the end of this course, learners will have a thorough understanding of:

  • What DSE is and what defines a DSE user.
  • The DSE regulations and what your duties are as a DSE assessor.
  • The health risks associated with poor DSE and the importance of assessing and managing risks.
  • How to carry out a DSE assessment of a user's workspace and what hazards you should look out for.
  • How to select and set up ergonomic equipment and ensure environments pose minimal risks to users.
  • What postures users should assume to minimise strain placed on their body, as well as the importance of taking breaks and stretching.
  • The importance of providing users with information and training about their DSE set-up and good posture.

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Course content

ModuleDescription
1Introduction to DSE

Key definitions, what is display screen equipment?, DSE users, DSE Regulations, the Health and Safety at Work, etc. Act 1974, DSE assessors, health risks associated with DSE, and the importance of assessing DSE.

2DSE Assessments

What is a DSE assessment?, step 1: identify the hazards, step 2: decide who might be harmed and how, step 3: evaluate the risks and implement controls, step 4: record your findings, and step 5: review and update.

3Ergonomic Equipment and Environment

Duties of manufacturers and suppliers of DSE, display screens, keyboards, the mouse, phones, chairs, work surface, work environment, and software.

4Alternative DSE

Portable equipment, active seating, standing users, and hot desking.

5Good Posture and Wellbeing

Head position, upper and lower back, arms and wrists, legs and feet, taking breaks, eyesight, users with special requirements, and providing information and training.


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Assessment

The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 20 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 80%. The answers are marked automatically, so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass, don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.


Who should take this course?

This course is designed for those who are looking to become a certified DSE assessor in their workplace. It is applicable to any environment in which DSE is used. No previous knowledge is required and so anyone at any level of their business can take this course.

If you are not looking to become a DSE assessor and instead simply require an awareness level of training to manage your own workspace, you should take our Display Screen Equipment training course.


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