The DSE/VDU operators training course is designed to enable the learner to perform ergonomic risk assessments of their own workstation. It will also give information to learners to assist their employers in fulfilling their statutory obligations under the Safety, Health & Welfare (General App) Regulations 2007; Chapter 5 of Part 2.
On completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Understand the minimum legal requirements under the DSE/VDU Regulations.
Understand the basic principles of Ergonomics.
Describe the postural implications of workstations.
Identify Ergonomic Risk Factors.
Carry out a risk assessment of their own workstation.
Implement suitable control measures.
Overview of Legislation related to DSE/VDU equipment.
Work Related Upper Limb Disorders
Hazard Identification Process
VDU Risk Assessment
Risk reduction methods
Review of helpful Flexibility exercises
Overview of Ergonomic accessories
|Who should attend:||All staff and employees who operate DSE / VDU at work.|
|Assessment, Certification||Practical, & Theory- Multiple choice exam. GHSS Certificate of Attendance.|
|Certificate Valid for||3yrs.|
|Max. No. of Trainees||12|