Occupational Health + Safety Services

Training and Consultancy Services

DSE Risk Assessor


Testimonial

"Very beneficial, very well presented and great info and documents are provided"
JD 25/10/17

"Mary went beyond the base regulations and teaches in such a way that the learner feels inspired to help the employees during their risk assessment"
Jan 25/10/17

"Very satisfied with the course. Feel I have learned a lot regards good posture and now have a better understanding of all legal requirements associated with DSE. I also feel I will be a lot more confident carrying our DSE assessments for my company."
C Snype 28/10/15

"Engaging and interesting course. Nice small class size. Trainer open to questions and wishing to elaborate / explain concepts in more detail if needed."
K.D. 19th March 2015

Overview

This course has been designed to give learners the skills to carry out competent ergonomic assessments of display screen equipment (DSE) workstations. Learners will gain a thorough understanding of why ergonomic assessments are necessary, and the techniques to use. The course:

  • Contains relevant theoretical knowledge and associated skills
  • Follows a learner-centred approach in order to maximise understanding
  • Features group projects and exercises
  • Is backed up by resource material and direct input from the tutor

Aim

The Aim of the course is to produce learners with the necessary knowledge, skills and confidence to make a significant contribution to an organisation’s health and safety performance with respect to DSE and workstations.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, learners should be able to

  1. List and explain the main requirements of relevant legislation – including the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005, Safety Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 Chapter 5 Part 2 Display Screen Equipment - as they relate to:
    • The definition of the DSE users and operators
    • What constitutes DSE and what comprises a DSE workstation
    • The minimum requirements for DSE workstations
    • The principles of risk assessments and how to apply them to a DSE workstation
    • The training and information needed for DSE users and operators
    • The need for eye and eyesight testing for DSE users and operators
    • The records needed for DSE workstations, users and operators
  2. Describe the possible harmful effects to the eyes, musculoskeletal system, nervous system, and psychological wellbeing of people that may be caused by the use of DSE.
  3. Carry out risk assessments, identify techniques for reducing risk and make recommendations for corrective action to minimise harm that may be caused to DSE users and operators
  4. Demonstrate appropriate sitting postures and identify harmful postures and use
  5. Appreciate how DSE assessment is an integral part of overall health and safety management in an organisation.

How you will learn

The course will maximize your understanding of assessing risks for computer users through a combination of : group projects and exercises; learning supported by resource material and direct input from the tutor. To optimise benefits to learners, programme numbers will be restricted to 6 learners.

Assessment

An open book examination will be completed by learners at the end of the programme.

Certification

Successful learners will be awarded an O H S S certificate DSE Risk Assessment

For further information on any aspect of this programme, please contact:
Mary Murphy 091-563207

Upcoming Course Dates:


Dse Risk Assessor
Date: Wed 13th Dec 2017
Time: 9.15 am - 4.30pm
Venue: Westside Resource Centre, Galway
Dse Risk Assessor
Date: Tuesday 30th January 2018
Time: 9.15 - 4.30pm
Venue: Westside Resource Centre, Galway

DSE Risk Assessment (1-day programme)

In-house training programmes from €800
Contact: MARY MURPHY 091-563207 or info@ohssireland.com


Fill in an application form for this course DSE Risk Assessment
For details on all upcoming courses Email OHSS or Tel: Mary Murphy at 091-563207

Tutor
Mary Murphy MMedScOccHealth BSc CMIOSH LFOH

Testimonials

"Excellent course on Safety Reps. Good balance across broad range of subject matter. Sufficiently in depth., provides good understanding of safety rep role and how to get the most from it. "
Avicen Fahey HR Administrator, Fintrax Group Holdings Ltd

"The trainer, Mary Murphy demonstrated complete knowledge of the subject matter and answered all questions fully. Quite refreshing."
Eoghan Kenny, Quality Manager. KPW