According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), then it is a legal requirement to protect workers who use display screen equipment. Display screen equipment online training can help your business to abide by the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992. This applies to all workers who use display screen equipment daily, for more than an hour at a time. Display screen equipment includes laptops, smartphones, tablets and PCs.
Why do I need display screen equipment online training?
As part of the legislation, employers must provide an assessment for display screen equipment workstations. Furthermore, employers must ensure to minimise the risks where possible in regard to display screen equipment. This includes taking regular breaks and ensuring equipment is comfortable and ergonomic. As well as this, business should offer eye tests if workers ask for one.
Finally, businesses with employees who regularly use display screen equipment must provide training and information for workers.
The legal requirements for display screen equipment apply for workers that either uses a workstation, are mobile or homeworkers or hot-desk.
What is display screen equipment online training?
VideoTile provides display screen equipment online training for training providers to brand as their own. The VideoTile course is ideal for employees who use display screen equipment as well as those who operate as display screen equipment assessors.
Some of the courses we offer include;
- Assessing display screen equipment
- Display screen equipment awareness.
The courses make sure to cover the legal requirements set forward by HSE. As well as this, courses explain the best way to set up the equipment and how to use the display screen equipment safely. With online training from VideoTile, workers can reduce the risk of poor use of display screen equipment as well as work-related conditions.
See the course for yourself with your free trial or get in touch with VideoTile today to learn more.