• International Workplace
  • 19 May 2004

New Management Guidance on Display Screen Equipment

A new template policies on display screen equipment, which can be customised and implemented in your workplace, is now available from Workplace Law Publishing. The document is the latest to be released in the bestselling series, which already covers driving at work, workplace health and safety, risks assessments, legionella, and much more. Details of the new document are below. Full details of the series can be viewed online:

Display Screen Equipment Policy and Management Guide, v 1.0

This template policy has been designed to help employers fulfil their legal obligations under the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992. The regulations require that ALL employers carry out a risk assessment on workers who regularly use computers at work. The Display Screen Equipment Policy and Management Guide v1.0 is therefore essential documentation for every business in the UK

The draft policy comes complete with management guidance and includes the HSE guidance document ‘Working with VDUs’. The package will help you to:
  • outline the risks associated with intensive display screen equipment (DSE) use, and implement a policy to address and control them.
  • begin to meet your obligations under health and safety legislation.
  • save time researching and writing your own policy documentation. Simply customise your policy by adding your company details.
  • provide clear records of your policy to ensure compliance with your duties under law.
The policy is written by leading health and safety lawyer Gerallt Owen, partner at Orchard solicitors. The ‘Display Screen Equipment Policy and Management Guide v1.0’ (ISBN 1-900648-63-6), is priced at just £54.99 + VAT (10% discount for members of BIFM, RIBA, RICS and the Workplace Law Network). Order your policy now by calling 0870 777 8881 and quoting ref. 1682 or visit: