SOFT TISSUE BACK INJURY PREVENTION CERTIFICATE

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Workshop Objective


This course was developed by Academy Canada in Nfld. and is designed to address soft tissue injuries with a focus on back injury causes and prevention. It will provide an overview of ergonomics in safe lifting and manual handling procedures.

The purpose of this course is to:

  • Introduce the student to the concept soft tissue injuries
  • Provide insight into the role of ergonomics as a means of prevention
  • Provide a focus on back injury causes and prevention
  • Outline proper material handling and lifting procedures

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Explain what soft tissue injuries are
  • Define ergonomics and explain its role in prevention of soft tissue injury
  • Identify the basic anatomy of the spine/back
  • Recognize the elements of good posture
  • Describe the rules of good lifting procedures
  • Explain tips for back injury prevention

Course Prerequisite


  • English Proficiency

Course Duration and Schedule


  • Full Saturday, 9:00am-2:00pm

Tuition


  • $75.00 CAD
    • 5-hour training session
    • Course training materials
    • Certificate of completion

This program does not require approval under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005.




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