About The Course
This interactive and engaging course is designed to give individuals the skills and knowledge associated with the use of DSE by informing and explaining how to set up workstations and equipment correctly in order to avoid potential risks and avoid health issues.
Aims of the course
To help you and your organisation to be legally compliant with DSE Regulations and to encourage the learner to consider the risks associated with improper use of DSE. The course will discuss how to apply good ergonomic principles and adopt the correct work practices and postures.
Who is it for?
This course is designed for individuals at all levels of who will use display screen equipment such as office personal computers, laptops and handheld devices. Users may also include home workers and self-employed individuals who work with DSE.
Policy and procedures, common problems with DSE, influencing factors, our commitment to you.
2. ABOUT YOUR BODY
Muscles and tendons, upper limb problems, eyes and tests, the need for breaks, task and software design, useful exercises.
3. YOUR WORKPLACE
Adjusting your chair, adjusting your screen, adjusting your workspace, using laptop computers, adjusting your environment.
4. MOBILE DEVICES
Mobile device hazards, poor postures, keying activities, distractions, personal safety.
5. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Answers to some of the frequently asked questions related to working with display screen equipment.
A short assessment comprising of a series of questions to test your knowledge and understanding of the course.
7. NEXT STEP - ASSESS YOUR WORKSTATION
Information about performing an assessment of your workstation.