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Manual handling

Learning objectives

Back injuries affect eight out of ten New Zealanders.

The aim of this course is to provide participants with information regarding:

  • Causes of back injury
  • Back injury prevention in the workplace
  • First Aid for back injuries
  • Continuing back care


Course duration is one and a half hours



Session dates

These sessions can be organised for individuals or for Departments. Please contact Cath Logan, Occupational Health Nurse, for more details.