Auckland parking wardens get fitness programme to prevent falls

by | Oct 6, 2017 | Work Related Injuries | 0 comments

Auckland parking officers are getting help to prevent injuries at work.
Auckland parking officers are getting help to prevent injuries at work.

An increasing number of parking officers are getting injured falling over on the job, so Auckland Transport is introducing a daily pre-work workout to help with physical conditioning.

The falls prevention programme, called Move Strong, will be introduced for parking officers based in Takapuna and Manukau and will aim to prevent musculoskeletal injuries including slip, trip and fall-related injuries and back injuries.

According to AT’s latest health and safety report, parking officers sustained injuries slipping on wet leaves, tripping on the…

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