Advice on rest breaks for DSE users, provided by the British Safety Council’s Information Service.

What guidance is there on providing rest breaks for DSE users?

Under the Health and Safety (Display Screen Equipment) Regulations 1992, employers are required to take appropriate steps to protect their workers from the possible health risks posed by working with DSE. The risks can include fatigue, eye strain and back pain associated with the incorrect or excessive use of desktop computers, laptops and tablets.

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