VDU/DSE Risk Assessor Training Course

VDU Risk Assessor Training Course

VDU/DSE Risk Assessor Training Course meets the requirement of “The Safety, Health, and Welfare at Work, (General Application) Regulations 2007, Chapter 5 of Part 2. This law outlines the requirements that must be adhered to in relation to Display Screen Equipment. Guardian Safety is one of the only certified training companies in Ireland to be Approved to deliver the VDU/DSE Risk Assessor Training Course Level 2 Award.

Next Course Date: July 26th

Course Duration: 1 Day

Times:  9.30 AM – 5.00 PM

VDU-DSE Risk Assessor Training Course

Venue: Online via Live Virtual Classroom

VDU/DSE Risk Assessor Training Course: VDU/DSE Risk Assessor Training Course is the ideal course for HR personnel, managers, supervisors, manual handling instructors, or other staff who are in the position to assess the risk of computer workstations. The course gives learners the skills necessary to carry out VDU/DSE risk assessments in compliance with current regulations. The course is highly interactive and will use practical assessment and interactive learning throughout the course

The Irish Legislation states that the employer is required to undertake Visual Display Unit (VDU) (DSE) Assessments on all computer workstations where an employee will spend longer than 1 hour per day.

Course Content: This 1-day course will teach learners the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully carry out VDU Risk Assessments in any working environment. The course covers a number of topics including:

  • Legislation
  • Ergonomics and Anthropometrics
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Hazard Identification
  • Ergonomic Factors
  • Health Promotion
  • Case studies, group discussion
  • Practical Workshop
  • Assessment Techniques

Maximum Participants Per Course:  12

Course Materials: You will receive all the material you need to carry out VDU Risk Assessment including:

    • VDU-DSE Risk Assessment Forms in word format
    • A pre-formatted report that you can use to complete your own reports (word formatted)
  • Trainee notes 

Customer Support: We are always at the end of the phone line if you need help, no matter how long after the course. If you have any questions don’t hesitate to call. If you want us to review one of your reports after you start carrying out VDU-DSE Risk Assessments send it in by e-mail and we will have a look over it and give you constructive feedback and some pointers if necessary.

Who Should Attend: The VDU risk assessors training course is designed for HR personnel, managers, supervisors, manual handling instructors, or other staff who are in the position to assess the risk of computer workstations.

Certification: A Guardian Safety Certificate will be awarded to participants once they have successfully completed the course. In addition to this, you will be awarded a Guardian Safety VDU Risk Assessors Certificate.

News: Read here about a recent court case where the employee was awarded €15,000 because her employer did not carry out a VDU-DSE Risk Assessment despite the fact that her injury was not caused by her employer and she had an existing condition.

€15,000 Awarded – No VDU-DSE Risk Assessment Carried Out