Introduction to Display Screen Equipment

INTRODUCTION TO DISPLAY SCREEN EQUIPMENT

AIM
To give delegates an awareness of display screen equipment in the workplace.

Pre-Requisite
Knowledge of the environment in which the visual display unit (VDU) is situated.

Course Duration
1 day.

Maximum Number
10 persons.

Training Aids
Lecture notes and audio visual presentation.

Assessment
Written test.

Certification
On successful completion of the course delegates will receive a NETA certificate.

Additional Information
Meeting the needs and expectations of service users is of the highest priority to our staff. Therefore if you have any concerns or wish to make a comment about the service please contact: info@NETA.co.uk


COURSE OBJECTIVES

On completion of the course delegates will be aware of:

  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • European Six Pack
  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Provision and Use of Work Equipment 1998
  • Display Screen Equipment Regulations
  • Hazards and Risks
  • Office Ergonomics / Workstations
  • DSE Assessment
  • Safe System of Work
  • Practical and Written Assessment

COURSE SYLLABUS

Introduction

  • Introduction
  • Registration
  • Domestics

Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

  • Duties of the Employer
  • Duties of the Employee

European six pack

  • MHSWR, PPE
  • WHSAW, DSE
  • PUWER, MHO

Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations

  • Regulation 3 Risk Assessment
  • Safe System of work
  • Control Measures

Work Equipment

  • Suitability
  • Maintenance

Display Screen Equipment Regulations

  • Legal Obligations
  • Users / Operators

Hazards – Risks

Office Ergonomics

Workstation Design

DSE Risk Assessment

Practical Exercise

Written Assessment