DSE Workstation Assessments

DSE or Workstation Assessments by Fully Qualified Nurses from OH Recruitment!

Occupational Health Recruitment provides a comprehensive and integrated DSE, Workstation and VDU risk assessment service allowing UK Businesses to meet the requirements of the Health & Safety (display screen equipment) Regulations 1992. Workstation assessments are an often overlooked practice and used correctly they can show huge benefits to your employees and your company including increased productivity, increased motivation, reduced staff sickness and higher customer and client satisfaction.

We have a nationwide network of Occupational Health Professionals with industry specific experience who can help. We have been supplying qualified Nurses and Occupational Health Advisors to undertake DSE Workstation Assessments across the UK for many years to a very high standard and with great success.

The service is totally flexible and you can choose all or part of it to suit your company or organisation's individual situation and requirements.

The service options include:

  • Basic DSE Assessment (Contact us for a highly competitive quote)

30 minute Phone based DSE assessment with our Qualified Occupational Health Nurse Advisor (OHNA), covering the basics, desk, VDU, keyboard, mouse, chair and working environment, including confidential report with recommendations.
(Recommended for new starters or employees with minor DSE issues)

  • Advanced DSE Assessment (Contact us for a highly competitive quote)

45 minute to 1 hour face to face advanced DSE assessment with our qualified Occupational Health Nurse Advisor, covering in depth assessment of: - VDU, desk, keyboard, mouse, chair and working environment, including confidential report with recommendations.

(Recommended for employees with obvious pain management needs)

Please be aware we do not sell accessories, furniture or chairs so our assessments are presented to you with only the wellbeing of your employee in mind. However if there is a need to recommend equipment we can advise on a few cost effective suppliers.

A DSE or Workstation Assessment from Occupational Health Recruitment

All too often, the benefits of a thorough workstation assessment are overlooked. We have the DSE training, qualifications and experience to ensure your company meets health and safety law, and can make working life better for your members of staff.

We can offer a basic DSE assessment, or a more advanced workstation assessment. The simpler DSE assessment involves half an hour on the phone with one of our occupational health nurses, who has the qualifications and training to ask all the right questions about the keyboard, monitor, mouse, chair and other aspects of the working environment.

The more advanced workstation assessment is held face to face with an assessor with a similar level of DSE Work Station assessment training, and takes up to an hour. For both this and our other type of DSE Workstation assessment, we supply a comprehensive and confidential report afterwards. This type of workplace assessment is suited to staff who clearly need some help with pain management.

Our OH Advisors also have the training and expertise to help pregnant employees with a DSE Workstation assessment. They have the qualifications, knowledge and training to advise on everything from hazardous substances to postures and working routines.

What is a DSE Assessment or Workstation Assessment?

A DSE Assessment is also known as a Workstation Assessment or VDU Assessment.

The assessment protects your most valuable asset - your employees - from harm and ensures your business fulfils its legal obligations. The law doesn't expect you to eliminate risk completely, but a workplace assessment allows you to focus on those risks which pose the greatest threat to your workforce's safety. And often, a workplace assessment recommends simple measures to help - it can be as cheap and easy as ensuring all spillages are cleared up promptly.

So a Workstation Assessment doesn't have to be over-complicated. Instead, a Workstation Assessment should be broken down into manageable elements - such as identifying the hazards, as well as who could be harmed, and how. Once a workstation assessment has evaluated the risks, and recommended the precautions to be taken, findings from it should be recorded and implemented.

The other thing to remember about a Workstation Assessment is that it needs to be reviewed and updated regularly, otherwise an out of date Workstation Risk Assessment becomes effectively meaningless.

In many organisations, the risks are already known, and the necessary measures easily applied. And, remember, a Workstation Assessment can boost productivity and motivation, as well as customer satisfaction, while reducing staff sickness. Especially for larger businesses, it makes sense for an independent advisor to carry out the Workstation Risk Assessment.

Arranging your DSE / Workstation Assessments with Occupational Health Recruitment

This could not be simpler! We provide a complete Workstation Assessment service, and we could give your business a full Workstation, display screen equipment (DSE) assessment, thanks to the high level of expertise of our Occupational Health Nurses and Advisors.

For more information, to obtain a competitive quote, or to make your booking, simply contact us:

Tel: 020 8202 3553 

Email: enquiries@ohrecruitment.co.uk

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