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Display screen equipment: assessor’s training

Who this training is for

Mandatory for HSE line managers/DSE workstation assessors

The following HSElanD modules must also be completed in order to be considered competent:

  • Managing health and safety in the healthcare setting
  • Display screen equipment - user awareness module

Contact the Health and Safety helpdesk for more information or advice

Training format



The aim of this module is to equip display screen equipment (DSE) assessors with the knowledge and skills to carry out a basic DSE risk assessment

After completing this programme, trainees will be able to

  • describe the legislative requirements in relation to DSE risk assessment
  • identify the hazards and risks associated with a DSE user’s current workstation set-up
  • recommend control measures to reduce the risk of injury or ill-health associated with DSE use
  • complete a HSE DSE risk assessment

Course content

  • Topic 1: Introducing DSE risk assessment
  • Topic 2: DSE risk assessment process


1 hour

How to book

Online via


There is an online assessment to be completed.


An online certificate of completion will be issued.

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