Who should attend DSE Assessors training?
Managers, supervisors, office personnel responsible for DSE operations and workstations
Regulation 72 of the 2007 regulations states that the employer must:
Perform an analysis of the workstation in order to evaluate the safety and health conditions to which it gives rise for employees,
particularly as regards possible risks to eyesight, physical problems and problems of mental stress and,
on the basis of that evaluation, take appropriate measures to remedy any risks found,
taking account of the minimum requirements in Schedule 4 of the Regulations and any additional or combined effects of any such risks.
“Ergonomics applies information about human behaviour, abilities and limitations and other characteristics to the design of tools, machines,
tasks, jobs and environments for productive, safe, comfortable and effective human use”
(McCormick and Saunders 1993).
On completion of this course participants will be able to:
Ergonomics Assessments and Anthropometrics
An introduction to the relationships between the individual, the task, the environment and the work equipment
Discussion on Irish and European legislation pertaining to DSE
Perceived and real hazards of DSE work
Controversial topics ranging from alleged reproductive hazards to radioactive emissions, which have been associated with DSE, will be addressed. Recent studies and their results will also be examined
Principles and Aims of Assessment
DSE Assessors Certificate – The Cpl Institute (TCI)
Please let us know if participants have any specific learner requirement