Health and Safety Training
We offer a wide range of health and safety training courses and solutions, including manual handling in the workplace, fire safety and first aid at work.
Meeting Your NeedsWhether it is manual handling, fire safety or first aid, Virtual College offers a wide range of training solutions to help staff get easily and quickly trained. Our health and safety courses and training software have been designed to meet your needs, ensuring your staff get the relevant health and safety training and you have the ability to track and record their learning.
Providing a Wide Choice of Training
Virtual College offer solutions covering manual handling, health & safety, fire safety and risk assessments that organisations commonly require. Our training is authored by subject matter experts to ensure that the learning content is comprehensive and practical, as well as being interactive and engaging.
Health & Safety FAQs
How long does a manual handling certificate last?
It can vary, but most manual handling certificates last for between three to five years.
Do new electrical items need to be PAT tested?
If an electrical item is new, it should present no danger and therefore does not require a PAT test. However, it is still wise to assess the electrical item visually to ensure it is not damaged in any way. This way you can be sure it is safe to use.
Health and Safety News
How to improve Fire Safety at work
The dangers of fire in the workplace cannot be underestimated. Each and every year here in the UK, around 20,000 fires are recorded in the commercial sector, and these result in major damage to businesses. As a result, it’s really important that all businesses, are fully equipped with the tools, the knowledge and the procedure needed to have a high level of fire safety.
A guide to manual handling risk assessments
Manual handling activities are an essential part of many workflows, but they can also be extremely dangerous if they are not managed correctly by everyone involved in the process.