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VDU Risk Assessment and Ergonomics

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VDU Risk Assessment and Ergonomics

One Day Training Course 



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. 

Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this training course, delegates should be able to:


  • 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 Should Attend


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

Course Programme


  • 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. 

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Course Times

9.00am - 5.00pm

In-House Courses

For In-House courses, the tutor will contact you in advance to discuss the course programme in more detail in order to tailor it specifically for your organisation.

Course Manual

Delegates will receive a very comprehensive course manual.

This course is available exclusively on an In-House basis.

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