Prevention of Back Injury

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Key Information

Duration: Half day (4 Hours)

Maximum Attendees: 12

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

Price (excl GST)

$200 Per Person

Price (excl GST)

$1800 Company Booking

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Understand how the body functions and how to use the correct techniques to prevent back injury in the workplace.

This course will help you understand the harmful and physical demands placed on our bodies and give you the tools to support your long term physical performance. Learn to apply effective lifting and moving techniques that will relate directly to your work activities and gain awareness and knowledge for 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.

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









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


Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Describe the structure and function of the spine
  2. Identify risk factors associated with occupational back injury and techniques that reduce the risk of back injury
  3. Identify work place control measures to reduce the risk of back injury
  4. Identify back care techniques

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.