The 1992 Health and Safety Regulations (Display Screen Equipment) require that if an employee uses a computer screen (VDU) then the employer must provide eye tests at regular intervals and provide the necessary corrective eyewear for their employees work.
The two basic provisions of the Regulations are that the employer is responsible for the testing of the employees eyes ‘at regular intervals‘ which is normally every two years. Should it be found that visual correction is needed; the employer is required to provide special corrective appliances. In plain language this is a pair of spectacles specifically for use with a VDU or computer screen that the employer must provide and pay for.
Our fully qualified Optometrists will conduct a thorough eye examination to establish the standard of your employee‘s eyesight and the health of their eyes including:-