Who is the course for?
This eLearning course is aimed at individuals required to work using display screen equipment, such as a computer, laptop or tablet.
Is previous experience required?
There is no requirement for prior knowledge or experience before completing this course and it is assumed that you are competent in your designated role.
How will the course benefit me?
Working long hours on a computer can have various effects on your health. This course will give you a basic understanding of the key health risks associated with display screen equipment and what you can do to mitigate them.
The knowledge gained in this course will help you to sit comfortably and correctly at your computer to minimise your risk of injury. It will also indicate your employer's responsibilities in protecting your health and safety.
How will the course benefit my company?
By ensuring you are fully aware of how to avoid injury while working at your computer, you can help reduce the number of lost workdays and hours due to health issues. You will also help your company to comply with regulations on the use of display screen equipment.
What standards are referenced in the course?
This course does not refer to specific legislation or standards but is written to current HSE guidelines and industry best practices.
Is there an assessment?
Once you have completed the course, you will be asked questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 100%.
End of course assessment with a 100% pass mark.
This course is CPD accredited. Established in 1996, The CPD Certification Service is the largest and leading independent CPD accreditation organisation working across all industry sectors. www.cpuk.co.uk
This course is RoSPA approved. The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) has been working towards their vision for life, free from serious accidental injury, since 1916. RoSPA approval offers quality assurance, increasing credibility with customers, the public and staff, and ensuring that the safety content of courses is correct. www.rospa.com
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