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Back Injury Prevention

Classroom Course

This one-day course is designed to inform managers and supervisors about the value of implementing a Back Injury Prevention Program within their organization. This course is also beneficial for workers who undertake manual lifting operations during their daily work activities. On Alberta work sites, back injuries are more prevalent than other injuries sustained by workers.

Course topics include:

  • back injury statistics in the construction industry
  • injury prevention strategies
  • legal responsibilities of employers, managers, supervisors and workers for injury prevention
  • engineering controls and work site tools
  • proper lifting techniques and warm-up exercises
  • human factors associated with work (ergonomics)
  • incorporating back injury prevention into an existing Health & Safety Program
  • developing modified/light-duty work programs



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To request a refund or transfer, notification must be received two (2) business days prior to scheduled course date or payment will be forfeited.

Using the student entrance please check the board/TV screen and report to your assigned classroom. Check-in starts at 7:30 am. The course begins at 8:00 am.
Government-issued photo ID is required for course attendance.
Back Injury Prevention


Member:$60.00 ea. Associate Member:$75.00 ea.Non-member:$375.00 ea.

The ACSA offers a range of prices based on membership status. For information on membership click here.