Approximately 27 million working days were lost due to work-related illness or workplace injury during 2012. Some of these are injuries and illnesses that can be easily avoided. One such condition that can be removed is display screen equipment (DSE) stress when working for long periods on computers.
This short, auto-marked programme will give you the knowledge you need to understand those risks and how to control and act upon any likely hazards. A great addition to your CV to show your commitment to health and safety at work, this is also beneficial for general knowledge. Completed online with auto-marked assessments, this programme can be completed in your own time.
DSE Risk Assessment course content
This course is split into manageable sections. These are:
- Section 1: The Importance of DSE Risk Assessments In this section the learner will understand the reasons for conducting DSE risk assessments, problems that may occur when working with DSE and the legal requirements that come under health and safety legislation.
- Section 2: Controlling the risks from DSE workstations The learner will understand the principles of good DSE workstation, will be able to identify the causes of ill health from DSE use and make corrections to workstation designs to control risks.
Who is th DSE Risk Assessment course aimed at?
This course is ideal for people who work at computer stations or in an office where people regularly work on PCs and laptops. This course will develop your awareness of posture when working on a computer. It will also allow you to inform others around you about the best way to sit for periods when working.
What kind of DSE Risk Assessment courses are available?
The DSE Risk Assessment course offered by The Skills Network is 100% online based.
DSE Risk Assessment course duration
This course can be completed in 2 hours.
After completing the DSE Risk Assessment course
Graduates of this course will be able to run workshops at their place of business about how best to eliminate display screen equipment stress from their working lives.
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