Summary

The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations came into force on 1st January 1992. Under the regulations there is a duty of care to eliminate or reduce injury or ill health to all employees who operate Display Screen Equipment (DSE).

 

Policy

Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has a duty to ensure health, safety and welfare at work relating to the use of Display Screen Equipment (DSE).

All workstations with display screen equipment must be designed and installed to meet the user’s requirements. All staff classified as users are entitled to receive a free eye test.

 

Policy Details

Download: PDF version
Compiled by: Steven Hill, Non Clinical Risk and Security Manager
Ratified by: Safety and Risk Committee
Date Ratified: October 2019
Date Issued: November 2019
Review Date: October 2022
Target Audience: All staff
Contact name: Steven Hill, Non Clinical Risk and Security Manager

 

See also:

  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Manual Handling Policy
  • Risk Assessment Policy
  • European Directive, No. 90/270/EEC of 29 May 1990
  • Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992, as amended by the Health and Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2002