Display Screen Equipment Awareness
Reportedly, absences at work are most commonly due to back problems and repetitive strain injuries. Most of the office works now involves sitting on a chair in front of the computer screen for hours, such routine can cause muscular skeletal diseases. These postural stresses may be prevented through observing and organizing the elements that make up the working station.
Reportedly, absences at work are most commonly due to back problems orÂ repetitive strain injuries. Most office works now involves sitting on a chair in front of the computer screen for hours on end, and such a routine can cause muscular skeletal diseases. These postural stresses may be prevented through observing and organising the elements that make up the user’s work station.
This training is aimed at people who use display screens more than an hour a day, and along with other detailsÂ theÂ modules will provide knowledge on how to protect yourself from the radiation that these emit. Since in today’s busy officesÂ almost all jobs demand some use ofÂ computers, this course will be applicable toÂ most employees, as well asÂ anyone else who use display screens in their daily lives.
According to a reportÂ aboutÂ back pain, which is one of the most popular risk that i poses, Â had a study wherein 2684 males from that involved display screen equipmentÂ were diagnosed and concluded that the prevalence rate for back pain was 20%. Therefore, out of every 5 men in your workplace, there is one which is prone to backpain. This is why you should know more about how to prevent it.
But first of all, what is â€˜Display Screen Equipmentâ€™? Display Screen Equipment or DSE does not justÂ involve computers, which tendsÂ be our first thought when we hear that phrase, but almost every new technology nowadays from:
- Tablet PCs
- PlayStation portable
- Sat Navs
Anything else that emits light and has a screen is a Display Screen Equipment. This course will help you set up and use your display screen equipment safely and correctly, thus reducing the risks of working with this equipment. This first course will cover the basic knowledge you need to know with display screens while the second course will cover more about the risks and risk management.
|No.||Module Name||Pass %|
|1||Protecting Your Body||
|2||Adjusting Your Chair||
|3||Adjusting Your Screen||
|4||Adjusting the Layout of Your Workstation||
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Employers should take the responsibility in minimizing the health risks brought up by postural stresses as it is impossible to eradicate the long-term use of computers. Taking actions to solve this dilemma in the workplace can increase the work efficiency of the employees and reduce their absences.