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How to deal with requests for eye tests

Author: Sue Nickson

Summary

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  • Be aware that, in certain circumstances, employees who carry out display screen equipment work are entitled to ask their employer to provide them with a free eye test.
  • Consider if the individual is eligible for an eye test.
  • Arrange for the eye test to take place.
  • Ensure that the test is carried out by a competent person.
  • Comply with your obligation to provide special corrective appliances, if necessary.