Repetitive injury strain, eye strain, backache etc. are common among workers whose every day tasks require prolonged periods spent in front of their computer (workstation).
This course provides training which allows employers to meet their obligations under the relevant Health ,Safety & Welfare at Work legislation.
This programme provides training for employees wishing to become proficient in the identification of hazards and the assessment of risks as they relate to VDU workstations.
Upon completion of the course participants will be able to:
LO1: Describe the requirements of the General Application Regulations 2007
LO2: Describe the steps involved in a systematic assessment
LO3: Understand ergonomic factors and VDU workstation layout
LO4: Appreciate the implications of posture at VDU workstations
LO5: Carry out VDU workstation assessments and advise on the best systems of work
Target Trainee Profile
Personnel charged with the responsibility of carrying out VDU assessments.
Highly interactive course making good use of demonstration, involvement and practice.
PowerPoint presentation and visual aids are also used to good effect.
Assessment & Certification
Delegates are assessed on their ability to meet the requirements set down in the training objectives.
Delegates are issued with a certificate of achievement
Please advise in advance of any special learning needs or other requirements.