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).
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.
|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|
- 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