Is the use of DSE a requirement of your work on a daily basis?
Do you use the DSE for continuous or near continuous spells of an hour or more at a time?
Does the majority of your display screen work involve the use of a stand-alone portable laptop computer?
Is the screen located in front of you when using the equipment?
Is the top of the screen level with your eye level?
Can the screen be tilted and adjusted to a comfortable position?
Can the screen be made free of reflections from windows, overhead lighting, etc?
Can the keyboard be moved to a comfortable position in front of you?
Is there sufficient room in front of the keyboard to rest your wrists when not using the keyboard?
Are the keyboard symbols clear and legible?
Can you operate the mouse or trackball without reaching?
Can you operate the mouse or trackball with your hand and wrist resting on the desk?
Is there adequate space to manoeuvre the mouse?
Is the height of the chair adjustable?
Is the backrest adjustable for height and tilt?
Do you know how to adjust the height of the chair and or the backrest?
Is the chair fitted with arms?
If YES: When the chair is correctly adjusted do the arms of the chair come into contact with the desk? See section on Posture.
Is there adequate work surface to allow a flexible arrangement for the screen, keyboard and mouse operation?
Is there adequate knee room to obtain a comfortable position?
Is there adequate lighting?
Is there adequate humidity in the atmosphere?
Is the work arranged so that there are breaks away from the DSE?
When positioned to use the keyboard are your upper arms in line with your upper body?
With your fingers on the keys are your wrists straight?
When in this position is your back supported by the chair’s backrest?
When in this position do your feet rest comfortably on the floor without the seat digging into the back of your knees or thighs?
Have you had your eyes tested for use with DSE?
Do you suffer from work related aches or pains in your:
Have you ever suffered from epilepsy?