Companies are required to have the B-VCA or VOL-VCA certificate with increasing frequency.
VCA for stands for Veiligheid, gezondheid en milieu Checklist Aannemers (Contractors’ health, safety and environmental checklist). This certificate is an increasingly compulsory requirement.
IVM offers every type of VCA training, in any form and language. You can choose from home study packages, exam training, e-Learning and complete courses, including exams that can be read out. You may begin a course at any time.
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Basic Safety - Contractors’ Safety Checklist (B-VCA) covers basic knowledge on aspect such as: laws and legislation, the term ‘risk’, prevention, containment measures, causes, the iceberg theory, recognising unsafe actions and situations, reporting accidents, work permits, hazardous substances, fires, explosions, contained areas, tools and machines, lifting, carrying, tripping, sliding, falling, elevated work, welding, electricity, and personal protection.
Details: this training course is compulsory for managers at companies that are obliged to obtain VCA certification.
Safety for Operational Managers VCA covers knowledge on aspects such as: legislation and regulations, European directives, causes of accidents, basic causes, the iceberg theory, methods to improve work safety, recognising unsafe actions and situations, organising/holding toolbox meetings, VCA certification, work permits, risk procedures, task risk analysis, hazardous substances, risk and containment measures for noise, electricity, radiation, asbestos, company emergency plans, ergonomics and important aspects from the Basic Safety VCA that are necessary for managers.
For: intermediaries and managers in the temporary employment sector
Safety for Intermediaries and Managers VCU comprises the same elements as the VOL-VCA training course. The course also focuses on the knowledge that is needed to ensure that intermediaries and managers in the temporary sector operate well.