RoSPA: Display Screen Equipment and Workstation Safety

Producer: Learning Nexus

Duration: 45 minutes.
This product is an online product and is a single-user, 6-month licence.
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Overview

THIS COURSE IS NOW RoSPA APPROVED
CPD Certified - contributes 1 point towards your CPD.

Many millions of people now spend all their working days sitting in front of display screens whilst operating personal computers.

This sedentary lifestyle, the repetitive physical activity and factors associated with display screen use can cause both minor and major health problems if the risks are not addressed. Such risks can often be reduced, or removed altogether, by good workplace design and safe working practices.

This course will enable the learner to take positive action in respect of their own health and safety by creating a safe seating position, adopting the correct posture and operating workstation equipment appropriately.

DSE and Workstation Health & Safety is aimed at new starters or any worker spending time at a workstation or using computer equipment.

This product allows the student to print a certificate from the course on sucessful completion.

Please Note: The demo link for this title is representative of the courseware but does not give access to the actual course.

The recommended settings to run this course are:

- Minimum Internet Explorer 6/Netscape Navigator 7
- Flash enabled – Minimum V6
- Popup windows enabled
- Minimum Windows 2000 Operating System
- Authorware may also need to be installed for some courses

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Topics

This course covers:

- The legal requirements
- Sitting safely whilst working with display screens
- Arranging the working environment
- Using display screens safely
- Using the mouse and keyboard safely
- Safe use of laptop computers

Objectives

Having completed DSE and Workstation Health & Safety the learner will be able to avoid hazards to health or safety created by the use of personal and laptop computers, and the organisation of their immediate working environment.

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