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DSE Assessments

Also known as a workstation assessment, these are a legal requirement for all DSE users

We now offer virtual DSE assessments (Teams/Zoom)

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Man at workstation.

A DSE assessment is an assessment of the workstation or display screen equipment (DSE).

Our DSE assessments:

  • Comply with the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992.
  • Are carried out by experienced, qualified assessors.
  • Are guaranteed 100% honest and impartial.

Honest  |  Professional  |  Impartial Advice

Our 100% impartiality promise

  • We do not own or have any interest in any furniture or accessory firms which means we guarantee we have no ulterior motive for making recommendations.
  • None of our assessors are incentivised to recommend any products or suppliers.
  • Wherever we can, we will reuse equipment you already have which means saving you money wherever possible.

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Are you looking for unbiased and cost-effective DSE assessments?

At Worksafe UK, we are:

Honest  Our expert assessors are not salespeople. Therefore you will receive sound advice and an honest DSE assessment.

Independent   We are not part of, nor owned by any manufacturer of desk, chairs, office accessories so we have no incentive to sell you unnecessary equipment.

Impartial   Our assessors are trained to provide DSE assessments for your benefit. Our income relies on providing services, not on selling furniture.

What to expect

An assessment of your workstation and is a legal requirement for all DSE users.

Our assessments are face to face. This gives you the opportunity to ask the assessor questions or voice any concerns you have about your workstation equipment.

The assessor will explain the procedure and ask if you have any existing ailments.  They will then address the following:


Advice is given on your posture and on good work practices.


The chair is adjusted to meet your physical requirements.

Display Screen:

Screen height, position and suitability (eg flicker) is checked. The assessor will ensure you’re aware of brightness/contrast buttons etc.


Good keyboard/mouse use and suitability is addressed.


Height, space and desk management is assessed, and advice offered.


Issues regarding screen text size and keyboard readability etc are assessed.


The assessor will check heating, ventilation, cabling, glare and clear access to the workstation.


Advice on safe use and using correct accessories is given.

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Why do I need a DSE assessment?

To comply with current UK legislation and to protect the wellbeing of your workforce.
The Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992 require a DSE assessment when:

  • A new user starts work
  • A workstation is set-up
  • An existing workstation is changed

We can carry out DSE assessments for anyone that you have identified as users or operators under these regulations.
We can carry out up to 10 in a day.

Benefits to you

  • Enables you to comply with UK legal requirements.
  • Addresses poor posture and poor working habits.
  • Good posture minimises the risk of disorders such as WRULDs and RSI developing
  • It boosts productivity.
  • Reduces the occurrence of staff absence.
  • Good health and safety practice demonstrate your commitment to your workforce.
  • Provides you with an audit trail.
  • Helps you defend potential Health and Safety-related claims.
  • Using Worksafe UK to carry out your DSE assessments ensures you receive the latest professional advice. It’s the easy way to achieve compliance.

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For further guidance, please look at our DSE FAQs or visit the HSE website.

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