Who will benefit?
This course is ideal for employees, supervisors and managers who are involved in repetitive, forceful work or sustained postures (e.g. computer work) where there is a risk of DPI.
Trainees who complete this course will have knowledge and practical skills in the following areas:
Defining DPI, the different types of DPI, risk factors and key symptoms of DPI, and how DPI develops
How DPI can be prevented through design ergonomics, environmental ergonomics and good work organisation
Key workplace exercises to help reduce the development of DPI
Address early reporting of symptoms, staff monitoring, and the development of a rehabilitation plan.
Unit standards in this course
17591 - Demonstrate knowledge of the prevention and management of discomfort, pain and injury (DPI) in the workplace
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