VDU / DSE Assessor Training Course Information

What is a VDU / DSE Assessor?

A VDU / DSE Assessor is someone who undertakes VDU / DSE Assessments as per the requirement under the General Application Regulations 2007.

What should a VDU / DSE Assessor cover as part of a VDU / DSE Assessment?

The following must be taken into account when conducting VDU / DSE Assessments,

  • Display Screen Equipment
  • Keyboard
  • Work desk or work surface
  • Work chair
  • Environment (space requirements, lighting, radiation, noise, heat and humidity)
  • Employee computer interface (software should be suitable for the task and easy to use

A VDU / DSE Assessment is specific to each person so if 3 people share a desk for example, 3 assessments are required.

What type of training does a VDU / DSE Assessor require?

A VDU / DSE Assessor should receive certified training.

They should also have underlying competence / certification particularly if operating commercially. E.g, Many VDU / DSE Assessments undertaken commercially are by external Health and Safety Consultants qualified to Degree level.

Who can help with a VDU / DSE Assessor Training Course?

We at ADSC Ireland have vast experience delivering VDU / DSE Assessor Training Courses and would be delighted to provide a quote. To enable us provide you with a Health and quote please provide the following information.

  • Location of your premises
  • Number of employees requiring training.