Visual Display Unit / Display Screen Equipment Assessor Training Course

The VDU/DSE Assessor Course is a one-day course running from 9am to 5pm certified by NISO.

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The VDU/DSE Assessor role is to assess the workstation of a user and to impart the knowledge required to work safely at a VDE / DSE workstation in accordance with the requirements of the 2007 General Application Regulations.

Aim:
To provide the knowledge and skills necessary for the assessment of Visual Display Units (VDU)/ Display Screen Equipment (DSE) in the workplace.

Objectives
After completion of the course, you will be able to

  • Understand the requirements of the 2007 General Application Regulations
  • Complete a VDU / DSE risk assessment with the end user
  • Assist in formulating your company policy on VDU / DSE safe work practice
  • Have a greater understanding of the hazards & associated risks from working with a VDU / DSE
  • Assist in the prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders associated with VDU / DSE usage

Who should attend?

  • Employers & self employed persons
  • Health & Safety managers or consultants
  • Health & Safety representatives
  • Occupational health professionals
  • Architects
  • Information Technology professionals
  • Instructors in computer software programmes or courses
  • Persons interested in ergonomics
  • Manual handling instructors (completing the two courses provide complementary skills. Participants who complete the two courses at NISO within a calendar year receive a discount. Please email info[at]niso.ie for more details of the scheme.)

Duration
1 day from 9am to 5pm

Methodology:
The course is presented in a modular format and includes problem based learning and practical exercises.
At the end of the day, there is an exam that consists in multiple choice questions (MCQ) .

Course content

  • Legal requirements under current Health & Safety legislation
  • Hazards & Risks associated with VDU / DSE usage
  • Ergonomics of computer workstations
  • Practical control measures
  • Environmental factors

Course material
NISO provides a training pack and an e-resource CD

Course Certificate / Validation
Participants who have successfully completed the course will be issued with a NISO certificate.

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