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Display Screen Equipment: User Awareness Training

Format: ELearning
Course Code: DSE-SHST-018:01


The aim of this module is to show how you can use DSE safely in your place of work


The module will help you to:

  • Define the terms DSE User and workstation
  • Describe the responsibilities of the employer and you, the employee, in relation to DSE use
  • Explain the term ergonomics and describe the risk associated with DSE use
  • Adjust your workstation to ensure you are comfortable and to reduce the risks from using DSE


Online via www.hseland.ie


Topic 1: Introducing Display Screen Equipment

Topic 2: Ergonomics and risks of injury from using DSE

Topic 3: Adjusting your workstation


The programme takes approximately 40 minutes to complete

Record system

Assessment and Certification
Online assessment to be completed

Online certificate of completion will be issued


Mandatory for all employees who:

  • Have no choice but to use the DSE to carry out her/his work
  • normally use the DSE for continuous periods of more than one hour
  • generally use the DSE on a daily basis

Mandatory for all managers who may have to undertake an employee workstation assessment

Following completion of this module your line manager must undertake a written risk assessment of your workstation in consultation with you