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DSE-VDU Risk Assessors Course (Online)

245.00

The DSE-VDU Risk Assessors Course is a one-day, NISO certified course.

The role of the DSE/VDU Assessor is to assess the workstation of a user and to impart the knowledge required to work safely at a Display Screen Equipment (DSE) / Visual Display Units (VDU) workstation in accordance with the requirements of the 2007 General Application Regulations.

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DSE-VDU Risk Assessors Course – Online

NISO Certification

DSE-VDU Risk Assessors Course is a 1-day NISO Certified course.
The DSE-VDU Risk Assessors Course is now available online. Check dates of courses, price and availability by clicking here.

Rationale:
The DSE-VDU Assessor role is to assess the workstation of a user and to impart the knowledge required to work safely at a Display Screen Equipment (DSE) / Visual Display Units (VDU) workstation in accordance with the requirements of the 2007 General Application Regulations.

Aim:
To provide the knowledge and skills necessary for the assessment of DSE/VDU 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 DSE/VDU risk assessment with the end user
  • Assist in formulating your company policy on DSE/VDU safe work practice
  • Have a greater understanding of the hazards & associated risks from working with a DSE/VDU
  • Assist in the prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders associated with DSE/VDU 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 of multiple choice questions (MCQ). [Classroom-based courses only]

Course content

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

Course material
NISO provides a training pack.

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

DSE/VDU Assessor Course FAQs

Q: What am I certified to do on completion of the DSE-VDU Risk Assessors Course? 
A: Upon successful completion of the 1-day DSE-VDU Risk Assessors Course in NISO, a learner will be certified as being competent to complete a Risk Assessment of a person’s DSE/VDU workstation in accordance with the requirements of the 2007 General Application Regulations.
These assessments are not focused on merely assessing a DSE/VDU Workstation, it is about ensuring the workstation is suitable for the person. To support the learner, a DSE/VDU template will be provided to each attendee on the course.
The learner will not be certified as being competent to training other personnel as DSE/VDU assessors.


Additional Information

Delivery:
The course includes both theory and practical exercises.
Modular format with informal discussions, a workshop and group work.

Materials:
Participants will receive two training books (slide notes and a comprehensive set of notes).

Tutors:
Our instructors are well qualified and experienced: they are health and safety professionals who can teach. We pride ourselves, since 1988, of training health and safety professionals who contribute everyday to make Irish workplaces safer.

Bookings
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Additional Information
Course Date

11 May 2021; 09.00–17.00hrs, 8 June 2021; 09.00–17.00hrs

Location

Online