Health and Safety FAQs | Virtual College
Find out more about our key Health and Safety topics and course with our in depth FAQs.
Health and Safety FAQs
Choose from one of our Subject below and get answers to the most common questions. We have also provided links to our latest resources and our course library for more information on the subject below.
Fire Safety FAQs
Find out more about our key Fire Safety topics with our in depth FAQs. Fire is the probably the biggest risk to life that most people face at work, with around 50 people being killed and over 2000 seriously injured every year.
Manual Handling FAQs
Find answers to the most common questions about Manual Handling below. Employers are required by law to take reasonable steps to safeguard the health and safety of all employees, one of which is increasing awareness about the hazards related to manual handling.
Find answers to the most common questions on PAT Testing. The Electricity at Work Regulations 1989 require that any electrical equipment that has the potential to cause injury is maintained in a safe condition. PAT Testing is one way in which to ensure electrical equipment is safe.
COSHH is a very important principle in several industries, as well as being something that you might encounter in the everyday workplace. Given that it’s an important part of workplace health and safety we've answered the most frequently asked questions on COSHH.
First aid FAQs
When an emergency happens in the workplace, an efficient and well-organised plan, coupled with first aid training, can save lives. At Virtual College we have answered the most common First Aid question to ensure you have the knowledge you need to improve your first aid response.
General Health and Safety
Health and safety is everyone’s concern both at home and at work, knowing how to spot potential dangers and how to react should an accident occur is an extremely important responsibility. This Health and Safety FAQ section will help answer any questions you might have on health and Safety training.
Health and Safety at Work FAQs
Health and safety at workplace needs to be a key priority for office and site managers to safeguard staff and reduce the risk of preventable accidents, injuries and even fatalities. We've answered the most popular Health and Safety questions to help you ensure you and your staff are safe at work.
Manual Handling Course for Health & Safety in the Workplace
This online Manual Handling training course provides learners with the knowledge they need in order to reduce the chance of incurring an injury whilst manually handling loads in their work environment.
Health and Safety at Work Training Package
This training pack has been created to provide people at any level, in any sector, with guidance that will help them to work safely at work.
Latest Health and Safety News
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