Display Screen Work – For Managers


Display Screen Work Awareness Training

Display screen work involves work with devices such as laptops, touch screens, computers, and other similar devices. An abundance of data associated with display screen work collected over recent years has provided a better understanding of its related health issues.

The most common are muscular aches and pains, the physical results of display screen work, but risks are not limited to these.

State of mind can also factor in causing the onset of muscular aches and pains and other health issues. The latest evidence-based approach, as well as the regulatory policy for display screen work, link psychological and physical health, indicating that both must be taken into consideration.

Managers and supervisors must understand the psycho-social risks associated with display screen work in order to protect employees’ physical and mental health.

Knowledge of the latest regulations – Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 (amended 2002) – and employer and employee duties are paramount.

This course introduces the key requirements and latest guidance related to display screen work safety, and also provides recommendations for its implementation by supervisors.

Display Screen Equipment Training Courses

Human Focus is currently offering the following list of courses under display screen equipment toolkit:

Information Links

Why this Course on Display Screen Work is Vital?

The health problems caused by display screen work are often hidden at first but worsen slowly over time. As a manager or supervisor at the workplace, it is essential to follow existing regulations and maintain an understanding of all risks associated with display screen work.

This will help to prevent these issues before they occur while ensuring compliance. Our health and safety courses on display screen work serve this purpose.

Legal Responsibilities

According to the law, employers must:

  • Perform a Display Screen Equipment workplace evaluation
  • Diminish risk by guaranteeing that workers take regular breaks
  • Offer training and information to their employees
  • Provide a vision test if requested by staff


This display screen work course requires:

  • No Previous Knowledge
  • No Certification Requirement

Course Content

Details of this programme include:

Display Screen Work – For Managers and Supervisors

Participants will learn about the following aspects of display screen work safety:

  • Best practice
  • Related health and safety risks
  • Methods for managing and/or preventing psycho-social risks
  • Specific recommendations for implementation

Who this Display Screen e-learning Course is for?

The course is aimed at anyone responsible for protecting employees working with display screens including:

  • Employers
  • Directors
  • Managers
  • Others working in supervisory capacity

Learning Outcomes of Display Screen Work – for Managers

Participants will:

  • Acquire a good understanding of the Display Screen Regulations and the health and safety risks related to display screens
  • Know how to deal with the psycho-social risks related to working with display screens
  • Understand the physical and psychological factors that can cause muscle pains and aches
  • Understand how the mind plays a significant role in musculoskeletal aches
  • Be aware of social issues in the workplace that can adversely influence an individual’s state of mind
  • Know about work-related health problems

Benefits of the Course

Employer Benefits

  • Minimises health risks associated with display screen work
  • Aids lawful compliance with health and safety regulations
  • Provides understanding of the duty to protect employees from psychological and social influences occurring in the workplace
  • Provides certification of course completion

Employee Benefits

  • Underlines the importance of employee training at work
  • Emphasizes the significance of health and safety management in the workplace
  • Provides certification of course completion

Why Choose the Human Focus for Display Screen Work – for Managers Course?

Choosing the Human Focus Display Screen Work Online Course provides the following benefits:

  • Delegates can learn anytime and anywhere at their own pace
  • Bite-sized sessions suit trainees and allow self-pacing
  • Lower cost than sending people to one-to-one training sessions
  • Short and informative course content
  • Round-the-clock access to the LMS

Course Format

Format: Online – learners can take the training course on any computer, or Apple/Android mobile phone, or tablet.

Course Duration:

Course duration: 20+ minutes

  • CPD-approved course
  • High-quality video and engaging animated content

End of Course Knowledge Test

This Display Screen Work – for Managers e-learning course assesses proficiency at course-end with a test. The test is:

  • 100% online
  • Effective – helping learners to recall and retain vital information
  • Recorded to demonstrate compliance


  • Learners will promptly receive a CPD-approved certificate, which they can download after successfully passing the final assessment
  • Should a trainee fail the test, they will be able to retake the test once without providing further payment

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the Display Screen at Work Regulations?

The Display Screen at Work Regulations full title the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 (amended 2002) provide guidance to employers and employees on working with display screens and how to protect employees from associated health hazards. The Regulations place specific requirements on employers to protect their staff from health risks associated with display screen work.

What should be the ideal posture when working with display screen equipment?

When working with display screen equipment, posture should be correct. To achieve this, the chair seat should be positioned so that the upper arms are vertical, and the elbows level with, or just above, the desk. Forearms should be horizontal to the floor. Sitting with the chair too low or too far from the desk can increase the risks of musculoskeletal aches and pains. Of course, when working with display screen equipment operators should take breaks, which aid in stress-release and improve productivity.

Save lives, build skilled behaviour, implement performance enhancing habits in your workplace