VDU Risk Assessment & Ergonomics

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The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations, 2007 Part 2, Chapter 5 Display Screen Equipment, lay down the health and safety requirements aimed at protecting VDU users against visual, postural and stress problems associat... Read More

The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations, 2007 Part 2, Chapter 5 Display Screen Equipment, lay down the health and safety requirements aimed at protecting VDU users against visual, postural and stress problems associated with their use.

This course is specifically designed for participants who wish to carry out VDU Workstation Assessments in their own workplace.

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What's covered?

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  • Legislation
  • Anatomy and body mechanics
  • Occupational injuries
  • Hazard identification
  • VDU risk assessment
  • Ergonomic factors
  • Injury / Hazard Prevention methods
  • Risk reduction implementation
  • Review of helpful Flexibility exercises

Who should attend?

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Managers, supervisors and office personnel responsible for VDU users and workstations and those who wish to carry out a VDU Risk assessment.

What will I learn?

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Participants achieve the following learning outcomes from the programme;

  • Identify the legal requirements in relation to working with VDUs.
  • Identify the hazards and assess the risks specific to VDUs and the office environment.
  • Describe the postural implications of using workstations and the associated prevention methods.
  • Recommend control measures to reduce risks unwanted with VDU’s.

Who are the tutors?

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Duration
1 training day
Course Times
9.00am - 5.00pm
Delivery Mode
This programme is available In-House

VDU Risk Assessment & Ergonomics

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