The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) regulations (1992) state that it's a legal requirement to conduct a specific display screen equipment risk assessment for employees classed as 'users' of display screen equipment.
Employees meet this classification of 'user' if they adhere to the following criteria:
They use the display screen equipment on a daily basis
They use the display screen equipment for an hour or more at a time
They could not do their job without the display screen equipment
The DSE Risk Assessment should cover:
The furniture (desk, chair etc.)
The environment (heating, lighting etc.)
Phoenix Health and Safety can assist with your workstation risk assessment in a variety of ways:
1. We can conduct the DSE workstation assessment for you. This involves a fully qualified health and safety expert sitting down with each member of staff who uses display screen equipment, and interviewing them about the way they set up and use their workstation, along with any specific problems or issues they may have. Reports are produced detailing all findings and recommendations for each user.
2. Clients on health and safety support contracts are provided with log in details for our client website that contain DSE risk assessments forms. Users follow a questionnaire format, and any problems or issues can be followed up by our expert health and safety consultants and support staff.
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