On this one day course participants will learn how to carry out DSE ergonomic risk assessments which will help reduce the risk of the associated ill-health effects on users in the workplace. Under legislation an employer is obliged to assess risks associated with the use of DSE and associated equipment and to reduce these risks. The course is suitable for managers, supervisors and office staff who are responsible for assessing this area of the workplace.
On completion of this course participants will:
Be able to carry out DSE assessments in their own workplace
Understand the principles and benefits of good ergonomics
Be aware of the associated ill-health effects of DSE use
Be aware of the legal requirements and guidelines regarding the use of DSE and of ergonomic risk assessment
Current Legislation and guidelines
Associated hazards and ill effects
Anatomy and structure of the Spine & Musculoskeletal System
Posture and efficient movement principles
Practical Risk Assessments
Strategy for implementation
Short answer written questionnaire.
Successful participants receive an Advanta Safety DSE Assessor's Certificate.