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August 24, 2023

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Is it time for The HSE to review DSE assessments?

Founding Director of Visualise Training and Consultancy Dan Williams looks at Display Screen Equipment (DSE) assessments to see if they should go further than just posture and ergonomics. Traditionally, DSE assessments have focused on posture and ergonomics, however, accessibility for employees with visual impairment can easily be overlooked.Employers have a legal obligation to protect their...
Access to Work delays

Access to Work…or Delayed Access to Work?

The government’s Access to Work scheme has been a lifesaver for thousands of people with hearing or sight loss. It has enabled them to enter or remain in the workforce or become self-employed and earn an independent income whilst boosting self-esteem and mental health but unfortunately, it now involves lengthy delays. Access to Work DWP...