CILT Skillnet & Professional Development Courses

DSE Assessors Training

About the Course

Learn how to carry out Ergonomic Assessments and minimise the risks to your colleagues at their workstations with DSE Assessors training. This one day DSE Assessors training course equips participants with the knowledge and skills to carry out Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Assessments correctly.
The course is highly participative. Participants take an active role in all modules. They are provided with a variety of checklists to facilitate them in assessing DSE/VDU workstations in their workplace.

Duration           One day
Dates Tuesday, 31 July
Friday, 28 September
Location      Carlton Hotel Dublin Airport
Skillnet Price €130.00

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Who should attend?

Managers, supervisors and office personnel responsible for DSE operations and workstations


Delivery of course

This is an interactive course where participants are provided with a variety of checklists to facilitate them in assessing DSE/VDU workstations in their workplace.


Course Objectives:

On completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Understand the requirements of the General Application Regulations 2007
  • Understand the factors that constitute an assessment
  • Understand ergonomic factors and DSE workstation layout
  • Appreciate the postural implications of DSE workstations 
  • Carry out DSE workstation assessments and advise operators on the methods of work

Course Programme:

Introduction:

  • Ergonomics Assessments and Anthropometrics 
  • An introduction to the relationships between the individual, the task, the environment and the work equipment 
  • Legal Requirements 
  • Discussion on Irish and European legislation pertaining to DSE 
  • Perceived and real hazards of DSE work 
  • Controversial topics ranging from alleged reproductive hazards to radioactive emissions, which have been associated with DSE, will be addressed. Recent studies and their results will also be examined 
  • Principles and Aims of Assessment 
  • Assessment Techniques

    Please let us know if participants have any specific learner requirements

Certification

CILT DSE Assessors Certificate.