Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Training


Anybody who regularly uses display screen equipment is legally required to undertake DSE Training. This training course can help your organisation work towards compliance with The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 & can help avoid injuries in the workplace. 

This DSE Training course helps to ensure that your employees understand how to properly take care of their health whilst at work by ensuring that their immediate working environment is at its best.

Learning Outcomes

In this course you will learn:

  • The physical, visual and stress risks when display screen equipment (DSE) is used incorrectly. 
  • How to prepare your workstation for safe use.
  • How to set up portable DSE.

Course Contents

This course consists of four sections:

Section 1: physical

Section 1 explains the physical impact of using display screen equipment (DSE) if not set up correctly. It then details how such equipment should be used for optimum safety and comfort, and discusses the importance of good posture.

Section 2: visual

Section 2 looks at the problems DSE can cause or contribute to in your visual health. It focuses on how to ensure eye comfort and minimise eye strain and headaches by managing glare, lighting, and computer display options.

Section 3: stress

Section 3 examines how standing and sitting in one place for too long, working for long periods of time without breaks, and not changing tasks and positions regularly can cause stress. It looks at the impact of stress on your body, and how to reduce it.

Section 4: portables

Section 4 considers the problems that can be caused by portable devices, including the strain of carrying them, and the negative effects they can have on the body if not set up correctly. It then provides solutions and further advice for those working remotely.

About the Course


DSE training is a legal requirement for anyone who uses display screen equipment at work, so is relevant to the majority of people. This course ensures your awareness of the health implications of using screens regularly, and provides information to ensure your own health and safety, as well as legal compliance with the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992.

Divided into four sections, the course includes the correct way to use DSE for the benefit of physical health elements such as posture and eyesight, as well as how DSE usage can cause or increase stress. It provides actionable techniques for minimising the risks associated with DSE, and addresses the unique challenges presented by portable equipment.

Available in 31 languages, the course takes around 30 minutes to complete.


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