Joseph Dispensing Opticians Malta DSE / VDU ASSESMENTS
- DSE are devices that have an alphanumeric or graphic display screen and includes display screens, laptops, touch screens and other similar devices. Why are DSE assessments necessary? - Employees will be more productive if their vision is checked on a regular basis. - Working regularly with the computer, strains your eyes. - When a person is using the computer for long hours, this can lead to tired eyes, dryness, redness and feeling of eyestrains. - DSE assessments will confirm the state of an employee’s eyesight and what needs to be done. What happens during a DSE assessment? - The company provides a reasonable sized room. Our resident Optometrist Joseph Grech takes roughly 10 minutes to carry out an eye a DSE assessment for each employee covering: - Compatibility for working with VDU. - Muscle balance. - Colour vision. - Binocular balancing. - Stereopsis - Ergonomic issues Finally the Optometrist sends a full report to the company. Benefits to the employee - Prescription by the employees that the employer is providing additional staff benefit. - Users feel that the eyes have been well tested. - During the test, the employee is being tested for colour vision, muscle balance, binoculars balancing and stereopsis. - These tests are sensitive to small vision defects. - Provides each employer with their personal copy of the results and recommendations. This enables the employee to understand to understand the reported problems associated with the display screen work. - Tests in a real environment.