HSEO Training Course in June 2019

To: All Staff Members
Date: 27 May 2019

The Health, Safety and Environment Office will arrange ONE safety course in June 2019 as follows:



Training Course(s)


Date & Time





Competence in Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Workstation Assessment

21 June 2019 (Fri)

9:30 am – 12:30 pm



Ms Kitty Lim


Course(s) Information

Competence in Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Workstation Assessment



1.        Legislation and PolyU’s code of practice on DSE

2.        Basic anatomy and physiology

3.        Common health problems amongst DSE users

4.        Prevention of musculoskeletal related problems

5.        Principles of ergonomics

6.        Different types of DSE equipment and their features

7.        Risk assessment of DSE workstations

8.        Stretching Exercises

9.        Videos on stretching exercise and set up of workstations

10.     Practical session on risk assessment


Course Objectives:
This course aims at introducing the legal requirement on the safe use of display screen equipment (DSE), basic knowledge on musculoskeletal problems associated with DSE users, use of DSE workstation in an ergonomically manner, and practical methods in carrying out DSE workstation assessment. Personnel who have completed this course are competent in performing risk assessment on DSE workstations.


Target Group(s):
All PolyU staff members who are interested in risk assessment associated with the use of display screen equipment and are delegated by their corresponding departments.  


(Please apply on or before 14 June 2019)

Interested staff should register for the course(s) via the HSEO online enrollment system at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hseo/training-news/training-enrollment

For enquiries, please e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call HSEO General Office at tel : 3400-8386/3400-8396.

Health, Safety and Environment Office