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MSD Online Assessment Tool Help Section

Welcome to help section of the MSD online assessment tool. To help you get the most of using the tool, we have put together some guides and how-to videos that explain each part of the process. If there is any other content or you have some suggestions about what could be included in this section, please email -

Why is it important to manage workplace MSDs?

Why these MSD Tools?

How do I create a MAC assessment?

MAC Test Example Organisation

How do I analyse the results?

MSD Online Assessment Tool Demonstration

How do I download the app and complete the assessment offline?

You may be aware as part of your subscription to the MSD tool, there is a dedicated app so you can complete assessments using a tablet or mobile device. To use this app simply follow the five steps below:

  1. Go to App Store (IOS and Play Store)
  2. Search for 'HSE Assessment'
  3. Download HSE Assessment App (this should be the icon with a blue background and a HSE logo)
  4. Log in with the details provided by your tool admin
  5. Click on the required survey or assessment and complete.

Full guidance in how to access and use the app (PDF)


  • The tool administrator will need to make the survey live through their account before it will appear on the app
  • No internet, no worries! The application will allow multiple surveys/assessments to be completed offline and uploaded to the system when the device next connects to the internet
  • For questions or support email

Click here for a full demonstration of the MSD tool, which includes an audio description

Password: msdtool1@