DSE Display Screen Equipment Challenge

Our online Display Screen Equipment Challenge course explores the importance of DSE and correctly set up workstations

Key Learning Points:

  • The risks of long-term DSE use
  • The importance of setting up DSE correctly
  • What managers need to do to protect their workers
  • What employees can do to protect themselves
  • The importance of good posture, exercise and working environments
DSE Display Screen Equipment Challenge
DSE Display Screen Equipment Challenge
DSE Display Screen Equipment Challenge
DSE Display Screen Equipment Challenge
DSE Display Screen Equipment Challenge
DSE Display Screen Equipment Challenge
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Course Overview

We spend a lot of time at our desks. It's essential our computers and workstations are set up to avoid aches and pains, and ultimately long-term musculoskeletal disorders.

Our Display Screen Equipment Challenge course covers the risks associated with display screen equipment and what both employees and managers can do to reduce them. Whether you work in an office, at home or on the move, you need to think about DSE.

Meet David as he sets up his work environment. Spot the hazards and help him make the right decisions, keeping his risk-o-meter in the green to pass!

Course Details

  • Course duration: 25 minutes
  • Part of our Risk Assessment collection of courses
  • Multiple-choice question assessment
  • Certificate on completion
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Course Contents

Our Display Screen Equipment Challenge course covers the following topics:

Hazards and Risks
Hazards and Risks
If your DSE and workstation are not set up correctly they can cause health problems. In this module, we visit David in his office – where his workstation set up is far from perfect. The module covers the employer’s responsibilities to protect their employees and where the main danger points lie.
Healthy Environment
Healthy Environment
This module takes a deeper look at the workspace and its effects on our health and safety. David’s manager, Zoe, goes through each of the display screen equipment’s risk factors and suggests areas for improvement. Chairs, monitors, keyboards and mice or touch pads are some of the topics covered.
Home and Away
Home and Away
Even when an employee is working out of the office, on the move or from home, the DSE requirements still apply – as does the employer’s duty to protect their employees by implementing them. In this module, David and Zoe consider the risks when remote working or hotdesking.

Who Should Take This Course?

DSE users who use it regularly will benefit the most from this course, as well as those who manage them.

  • Office workers
  • Remote workers
  • Home workers
  • Lone workers
  • People who work in multiple locations

The Assessment

Learners answer multiple-choice questions about David's workstation and the correct way to set up and use DSE. Correct answers keep the risk-o-meter in the green; incorrect answers push the risk-o-meter further into the red. Keep it in the green to pass the course!

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Number of Learners Cost (per year)
1 - 10 29 / per learner
11 - 20 25 / per learner
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51 - 100 15 / per learner
101 - 150 10 / per learner
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If you buy all the Compliance, Health & Safety or Performance Management in a complete bundle, all features come as standard, no matter the size of your organisation!

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The Importance of Display Screen Equipment Training

Display Screen Equipment (DSE) is part of our daily working lives but it's important that it's set up correctly and used well, with regular breaks. Prolonged improper use can result in musculoskeletal disorders and long-term pain. It can also cause neck, back, and shoulder pain, sore arms, fatigue and eye strain.

Making sure your organisation knows how to correctly set up workstations is integral to productivity and employee wellbeing.

The Importance of Display Screen Equipment Training

FAQ's

If you have any questions that are not covered here, please get in touch.

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Who needs a DSE assessment?
Most people who use DSE as part of their job need a DSE assessment. This includes people who work on-site or remotely. DSE users are workers who use DSE almost daily, for continuous periods of an hour or more, and transfer data quickly to or from the DSE. Agency workers and employees both require DSE assessments.
What are the main health risks of working with DSE?
The main health risks of working with DSE are musculoskeletal problems, eye strain and headaches. These can be largely avoided with good posture, stretching exercises, a well set-up workstation and regular breaks from the screen every hour. Problems arising from bad DSE set-ups can get gradually worse over a period of years.
Can DSE use cause back pain?
Back pain can be caused by the incorrect use of DSE, especially over a long period of time. Neck pain, eye strain and headaches can also be caused by it. Risk assessing the DSE usage and making sure you have the correct equipment and posture can help significantly with these issues.

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