Back Injury Prevention

Back injuries are a leading cause of lost time injury in NZ, often it is because the worker does not have the knowledge to change behaviours and prevent injury. This back injury prevention course is to provide training that enables an understanding of the the causes of back injury in the workplace and strategies to help prevent them. This course is about reducing risk in your organisation through increasing worker awareness and knowledge.

Who should attend

This training is designed for any worker who is involved in planning and/or undertaking manual handling,  including bending, lifting and carrying heavy object. You may also be interested in the Manual Handling Training course. 

Course details

On completing this course you will be able to:


NZQA Unit Standard 

Unit Standard Title Credit Value
17592 Identify the causes of back injury and methods to prevent back injuries in the workplace. 4


4 hours


Minimum of 8 trainees and a Maximum of 20 trainees per programme.

Course fees

Course Fees

$190.00 + GST per person

Course costs include all learning materials and completion certificate. Costs also include registration of unit standard credits with NZQA. 

Special Note

Well Worker HQ is a division of AMS Group Ltd. AMS Group will deliver this training and register any NZQA credits associated with this course delivery. AMS Group is a registered private training establishment with NZQA (Provider number 7252).