This course is essential for all personnel responsible for VDU assessments in their workplace. In order to complete these assessments they must have reached a certain level of competence. This course will equip them with the relevant knowledge and skills needed to complete these assessments.
Ergonomics and anthropometrics
An introduction to the relationships between the individual, the task, the environment and the work equipment
Discussion on Irish and European legislation pertaining to VDU
Perceived and real hazards of VDU work
Controversial topics ranging from alleged reproductive hazards to radioactive emissions, which have been associated with VDU, will be addressed. Recent studies and their results will also be examined
Principles and aims of assessment
Understanding the requirements of the General Application Regulations 2007
Understanding the factors that constitute an assessment
Understanding ergonomic factors and VDU workstation layout
Appreciating the postural implications of VDU workstations
The knowledge to carry out VDU workstation assessments and advise operators
This Course is Designed For:
All managers, supervisors or office personnel responsible for VDU operations and workstations.
Classroom based and where possible practical demonstration to reinforce learning.
What to bring along to the Course:
There are no requirements for this course.
Duration of the Course:
A maximum of 16 per course.
On completion of this course, participants receive a certification of training completion.
VDU Assessors public courses run in Dublin, Cork and Galway. View Dates