In the UK, 35% of work-related ill health cases (equivalent to 490,000 cases) relate to musculoskeletal disorders, to which Display Screen Equipment DSE / VDU work is one of the contributing factors. It is a legal requirement for companies and organisations to carry out a DSE Assessment for everyone in their staff who work with computers.
In addition to the legal requirements, good DSE / VDU Assessments generally help in improving the staff morale and productivity and can create an increased sense of wellbeing.
We at Safescope have been providing DSE / VDU Assessment services for more than a decade and will be pleased to assist in assessing your staff, however, if you choose to train your own staff member to carry out DSE / VDU Assessments, we will be also be pleased to train the nominated individuals in your organisation so that they can carry out the assessments for their colleagues.
In addition to background knowledge, this training heavily focuses on practical exercises and tutorials to equip the attendees to carry out the DSE / VDU Assessments on their own with confidence.
Our qualified and competent trainers not only provide the DSE / VDU Assessment Training, but also carry out DSE / VDU Assessments frequently. Therefore, this training course draws upon and reflects this practical knowledge and experience and provides hands-on problem solving techniques in different assessment scenarios.
This course is intended to train the attendees, enabling them to carry out the DSE / VDU Assessments independently.
Course Title: DSE / VDU Assessments Training (Train the Assessor)
Course Duration: 1/2 (Half) Day
Delivery Method (Option 1): Classroom Online (by MS Teams or Zoom)
Delivery Method (Option 2): Classroom at Client premises or our office at Little Copdock House, Old London Road, Copdock, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP8 3JW
Venue (Option 1): Online (by MS Teams or Zoom)
Venue (Option 2): Client premises or our office at Little Copdock House, Old London Road, Copdock, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP8 3JW
Cost (Option 1 - Online (by MS Teams or Zoom): 1/2 (Half) Day £300 + VAT
Cost (Option 2 - In-house / In-company Course): 1/2 (Half) Day £350 + VAT
Cost Discount: 5% discount for Safescope current annual retainer Clients
Maximum Class Size: 12 attendees
Geographical Coverage (Option 1): Through out the UK and International
Geographical Coverage (Option 2): London, Suffolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and Norfolk
Weekend Training: Subject to staff availability, we may be able to deliver this training on Saturdays, however, a 50% premium will apply
Delivery Method: Classroom
Course Assessment: Written Assessment (for Delivery Method Option 1 ) and Practical VDU Assessment (for Delivery Method Option 2)
Certificate: Certificate of Training
Certificate Validity: 3 Years Recommended
Trainer: Safescope in-house qualified and competent trainers. Important to note that we do not use any external training consultants