ASSESSMENT


 

Unlike many other safety, welfare or wellbeing measures, DSE risk assessments have an immediate relevance for anyone who uses a computer for work. If you are interested in providing quality services and products to your clients without jeopardizing the health and comfort of your workers, if you want to improve your worker’s productivity level at a cheaper cost to your organisation and increase your company’s return on investment, if your organisation wants to promote an environment that affords workers going home better than they got to work, then try one of our services today.

 

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TRAINING


 

Summary: A comprehensive 1 day course which provides attendees with the skills and knowledge needed to carry out effective DSE risk assessments.

Provider: DUERGO LTD
Location: Nigeria
Duration: 1 day
Knowledge/experience needed: None

Who should attend?

This training is suitable for anyone who has been asked (or volunteered) to carry out DSE assessments by their employer, and has an interest in (or responsibility for) staff and their welfare, including line managers, safety, HR, facilities and healthcare professionals.

Why should you attend?

Carrying out effective DSE risk assessments:

 

  • saves money by helping people stay at or return to work, reducing sickness absence
  • provides real help to anyone suffering pain/discomfort at work
  • increases productivity
  • ensures compliance with Nigerian criminal and civil law, protecting your reputation and reducing the likelihood of compensation claims
  • improves morale by clearly demonstrating commitment to safety and welfare

Unlike many other safety, welfare or wellbeing measures, DSE risk assessments have an immediate relevance for anyone who uses a computer for work.

This interactive and hands-on training receives strong positive feedback for its comprehensive and informative content, delivered in an accessible and informal way. Attendees are encouraged to share any of their own DSE experiences and raise queries and questions at any point – for example, regarding the application of techniques or processes within their own organisation.

The course has a strong focus on practical assessment techniques and the identification and resolution of common issues. A full, deconstructed mock workstation assessment using real DSE equipment and furniture is included, with a wide variety of alternative DSE equipment and task chairs provided for demonstration, trial and discussion.

Continuously updated, this course is delivered by a fully qualified  Ergonomist and experienced occupational safety professional, whose previous roles include physiotherapist to both the Lagos state teaching hospital and Ogun state general hospital.

Award-winning, easily accessible public course venues are carefully selected to provide the best possible training environments.

This training is also available in-house for individuals or groups – Please contact us for more details.

Expected outcomes

At the end of the training, attendees will have an understanding and appreciation of:

 

  • the types and scale of health risks associated with DSE use
  • the specific requirements of the DSE Regulations
  • their role as a DSE Assessor
  • how to competently carry out DSE risk assessments as required by the DSE Regulations, including identifying and resolving common issues

Course Content

  • Brief introductions
  • Your role as a DSE assessor
  • Introduction to health and safety law
  • Risk assessment, and group exercise
  • Risks to health associated with DSE Use
  • Ergonomics / Human Factors
  • The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment Risk Assessment) Regulations 1992 (as amended), and HSE guidance
  • Mock assessment and assessment practice
  • Resolving common issues
  • Portable DSE
  • Home and mobile workers
  • An introduction to alternative DSE equipment and furniture
  • Training assessment (multiple choice)
  • Questions, feedback and close

Assessment

There is a short multiple-choice assessment at the end of the course to check understanding.

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What’s included?

Public course fees include all course materials, refreshments, lunch and unlimited future use of our DSE risk assessment paperwork, if required.  Attendees receive:

  • Course certificate (on successful completion)
  • DSE risk assessment form
  • Seated Posture handout
  • Use of Portable DSE handout
  • DSE Assessor guidance
  • Copy of presentation slides

 

 

Recommended pre-quiste

None, although any interest or experience in occupational safety and health or ergonomics would be useful.

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Location

Our current public course training venues include the Four point hotel in Lekki, Sheratons hotel in Ikeja and Nicon Luxury in Abuja. We do always try to arrange public courses around the needs of our clients, so if you are interested in DSE Assessor training but none of the locations listed suit, please let us know.  Training is available throughout the whole of the Nigeria and abroad as required.

Cost

Public course fees are 250,000  Naira per person (VAT not applicable).  In-house course fees vary depending on the number of attendees and location of the training. We are proud to say that Duergo limited is one of the pioneering  company offering this expertise in Nigeria. Please contact us for more details.