Safety 'n Action Safety 'n Action AXIOM TRAINING

Discomfort, Pain and Injury

Key Information

Duration: 1 Day (8 Hours)

Maximum Attendees: 12

Training available nationwide at one of our centres, or your own workplace

Price (excl GST)

$2790 Company Booking

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Ensure ongoing physical performance by understanding how the body functions and effective techniques to combat the risk of injury


This course will support anyone that is involved in or responsible for the prevention and management of discomfort, pain and injury within your organisation. Gain clarity on effective methods to use, including lifting and moving techniques that will relate directly to common workplace activities and knowledge around combating back and musculoskeletal injuries.

Students need to have 3 months of work experience in the industry prior to doing the course.

Please bring along your ID - We need to verify the identity of students in attendance, please bring ID with you on the day of training.

Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Describe what is meant by discomfort, pain and injury
  2. Outline the groups of contributory factors that lead to discomfort, pain and injury
  3. Describe the contributory factors that individuals and workplaces need to consider when preventing and managing discomfort, pain and injury
  4. Outline measures used to manage the risks to staff experiencing discomfort, pain and injury

Entry Criteria:

  1. All students are required to have a level of written and oral English equivalent to NCEA level 1 (year 11) or IELTS 5.5 or higher, to be eligible to attend our courses. The person responsible for making bookings or authorising attendance on the course must agree to these Terms and Conditions prior to acceptance of their student(s) onto the course. Where a student does not meet our English language requirement a reader/writer must be supplied by the student or the person responsible for authorising the student’s attendance. The reader/writer cannot be another student attending the same course.

NZQA Unit Standards Included

  • Unit Standards - DPI (Click to see more detail)









    Demonstrate knowledge of the prevention and management of Discomfort, Pain and Injury (DPI) in the workplace