Computers (VDUs) have been blamed, often wrongly, for a wide range of health problems. In fact, only a small proportion of computer users actually suffer ill health as a result of their work. Where problems do occur, they are generally caused by the way in which the computer is being used, rather than the computer itself. So problems can be avoided by good workplace and job design, and by the way you use your computer workstation.
The following documents relate to Display Screen Equipment:
Appendices referred to in the Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Policy:
Where any doubt exists as to the action to be taken or advice and assistance is required, please contact a member of staff in the Health and Safety Office.