Display Screen Equipment Risk Assessment
Health and Safety requires employees to undertake suitable and sufficient risk assessments; part of a risk assessors duties will include assessing DSE user risks.
DSE requirements can be broken down into approximately seven simple steps.
•Decide which employees are classed as DSE user, (normally obvious, however, good guidance is available within L26 'Display Screen Equipment Work; Guidance on Regulations' see DSE Guides),
•Carry out an assessment or issue a self-assessment check list,
•Review the assessment and use the findings to eliminate or reduce identified risks,
•Ensure the workstation meets the minimum requirements,
•Plan the daily work routine of uses (i.e. Breaks),
•Provide training and information to users,
•Where necessary provide eye and eyesight testing.
Display Screen Equipment risk assessments should guide the risk assessor through the DSE risk assessment ensuring the risk assessment is undertaken in a plan and systematic way.
Display Screen Equipment Risk Assessment will typically the following area;
•The Display Screen;
•The Work Desk / Work Surface;
•Space and Lighting;
•Actions and Sign off
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Risk Rating: TIRA uses typical occupational health and safety quantitative assessment ratings as shown in the following guidelines.
Likelihood Severity (consequences)
5. Almost Certain
2. Possible (under unfortunate circumstances)
4. Major Injury, resulting in disability
3. Injury Requires, Doctor’s or Hospital attendance
2. Minor Injury, 1st Aid required
1. Minor Injury, 1st Aid not required
TIRA's task inventory risk assessment guides the risk assessor through the task inventory risk assessment ensuring the task inventory is produced in an efficient and systematic way.
Additional Risk Assessment in our TIRA software;
1.Task Inventory Risk Assessments
2.Tasked Based Risk Assessments
3.Work Equipment Risk Assessments
4.Manual Handling Risk Assessments
5.Workplace Risk Assessments
6.Hazardous Substances Risk Assessments
7.Fire Precautions Risk Assessments
8.First Aid Risk Assessments
9.Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Risk Assessments
10.Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Risk Assessments
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