One Day DSE Assessor Course

Provider: Osmond Ergonomics
Location: UK
Duration: One day
Knowledge/experience needed: No formal qualifications are required however, delegates would benefit from having an understanding of their organisation’s existing DSE assessment process and an interest in the subject matter.

Osmond Ergonomics is the UK’s most knowledgeable provider of innovative products and services to improve workplace wellbeing and productivity. Its unique outcome-focused approach and outstanding customer service ensure client personnel receive the best possible advice, products and interventions to understand and improve ergonomics and human factors in their daily lives.

Who should attend?

Line managers, newly-appointed or recently-appointed Workstation Assessors

Why should you attend?
Employers have a legal obligation to carry out DSE (Display Screen Equipment) assessments with employees using display screens. As well as employers meeting their legal obligations, conducting DSE assessments can reduce discomfort, improve wellbeing and increase productivity of staff.

What will you learn?

  • Importance of DSE assessments
  • What the DSE Regulations consist of
  • Responsibilities of a DSE Assessor
  • What equipment is covered
  • Minimum requirements for workstations
  • Gain an understanding of how common musculoskeletal disorders develop
  • Be able to recognise a good workstation layout
  • Practice carrying out a DSE assessment
  • Have an understanding of what options are available when considering reasonable adjustments

Expected outcomes

By the end of the course delegates will:
  • Understand the legislation and guidance which applies to DSE assessments.
  • Understand the risks of sedentary working and adopting poor postures.
  • Be able to identify risks when using DSE.
  • Be able to carry out a DSE assessment.
Course content
The course will be comprised of an overview of the legislation, and techniques and procedures required to conduct a DSE Assessment.

To check the information delivered to learners is being understood, practical sessions including looking at case studies and conducting a mock DSE assessment will be completed during the day as well as a short test at the end course.  

What’s included?
  • Course workbook
  • Copy of presentation slides
  • Posture Guidance sheet
  • Links to useful resources
  • Certificate on successful completion of the course