The VDU Assessors course is designed to enable the learner to perform ergonomic risk assessments in their workplace. 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 VDU/DSE Regulations.
Understand the basic principles of Ergonomics.
Describe the postural implications of workstations.
Identify Ergonomic Risk Factors.
Carry out a risk assessment of a workstation.
Implement suitable control measures.
Over view of Legislation related to VDU/DSE equipment.
Principles of Ergonomics and Ergonomic Risk Factors.
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:||Managers, supervisors, office personnel responsible for VDU operators and workstations and personnel who purchase or select office furniture.|
|Assessment, Certification||GHSS Certificate of Attendance.|
|Certificate Valid for||3yrs.|
|Max. No. of Trainees||4|