What legislation covers Display Screen Equipment ?

The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work, (General Application) Regulations 2007, Chapter 5 of Part 2 outline the requirements that must be adhered to in relation to Display Screen Equipment.

Schedule 4 details the minimum requirements for all Display Screen Equipment that should be in place for Display Screen Equipment workstations.  TMC conducts workstation assessments taking into account the minimum requirements specified in Schedule 4. This Schedule covers a range of elements which include the following,

Display Screen Equipment


Work desk or work surface

Work chair

Environmental (space requirement, lighting, noise, heat & humidity.)

Employee computer interface, (software should be suitable and easily understood)