Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Assessor Training
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.
- Developed by health and safety professionals
- Accredited by CPD
- Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
- Full audio voiceover
- Approximate duration: 1-2 hours
- On completion, certificate is posted the next working day
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.
On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.
All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 1 year. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.
The course is divided into 5 accessible, interactive modules and includes an assessment at the end.
||Introduction to DSE
||Key definitions, what display screen equipment is, DSE users, DSE Regulations, the Health and Safety at Work, etc. Act 1974, DSE Assessors, health risks associated with DSE, the importance of assessing DSE.
||What a DSE assessment is, 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, step 5: review and update.
||Ergonomic Equipment and Environment
||Display screens, keyboards, the mouse, phones, chairs, work surface, work environment and software.
||Portable equipment, active seating, standing users and hot desking.
||Good 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.
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.