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E L016

Back Injury Prevention

Duration E-Learn
Price $150.00 ex GST per person
Unit Standard 17592



The purpose of this course is to provide a sound understanding of the causes of back injury and methods to prevent back injury in the workplace.

Course Objectives

On completion of this e-learning course trainees will be able to:

  • Describe the structure and function of the spine.
  • Identify the risk factors for occupational back injury.
  • Identify back care techniques.
  • Identify work place control measures to reduce the risk of back injury.

Our Teaching Method

Delivery via e-learning with support from an experienced trainer.

Who Should Attend

Any person working or supervising people at work and seeking to improve workplace health and safety.

This course also provides credits toward VHNZ’s New Zealand Certificate in Workplace Health and Safety (Level 3).

Unit standards

Identify the causes of back injury and methods to prevent back injuries in the workplace

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