- Productivity through compliance - training

By: Gsm Safety  05/12/2011
Keywords: Health And Safety, risk assessment, health and safety legislation

To provide the knowledge and skills necessary to carry out VDU/DSE assessments in the workplace in accordance with the 2007 General Application Regulations

On completion of this course you will be able to;

  • Understand the requirements of the 2007 General Application Regulations 
  • Identify incorrect/correct working postures
  • Have a greater understanding of hazards and risks associated with VDU/DSE usage
  • Complete a VDU/Ergonomic Risk Assessment 
  • Design and layout an ergonomic workstation to suit the individual user

Duration: 1 day

Course Content 

  • legal requirements under current Health and Safety legislation 
  • Hazards and risks associated with VDU/DSE usage
  • Ergonomics of workstations
  • Practical control measures
  • Environmental factors 
  • Assessment techniques 

Course Material 
Participants will be provided with a full training pack and course notes

Gsmsafety Certificate

Keywords: Application Regulations, Environmental Factors, Health And Safety, health and safety legislation, risk assessment,

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