Did you know:
We don’t want that to be you! August is National Tradies Health Month.
Ensure you have appropriate personal protective equipment to carry out the task. Don’t ignore the pain – visit a qualified physiotherapist.
Physiotherapists are experts in human movement. They understand how your muscles, bones, joints and ligaments work and how injuries happen. Physiotherapists are able to help get you back to work faster.
Australian Physiotherapy Association has combined with Steel Blue to promote National Tradies Health Month. Visit the website here or see the resources below to give you the tools to improve your health and wellbeing.
Here is some helpful Information to give you the tools to help Prevent Injury and Improve your Health:
Provided by the Australian Physiotherapy Association. More available at www.tradieshealth.com.au.
Services offered by Sapphire Coast Physiotherapy and Snowy Mountains Physiotherapy:
Sapphire Coast Physiotherapy offers occupational physiotherapy services to many types of business in South-East NSW. These services include:
Onsite ergonomic assessment for workstationsA physiotherapist from Sapphire Coast Physiotherapy can provide an on-site assessment of a workers workstation or office setup. During this visit, recommendations for equipment set-up or changes to equipment will be made, and observations and correction of each individuals posture at the workstation will be made. The recommended changes will be summarised in a written report.
Employers can organise one of our physiotherapists to assess their potential employee’s physical capacity to perform the specified role. The pre-employment assessment will be tailored to specific types of roles or industries. Once completed, the physiotherapist will provide extensive reporting to the employer about capacities and weaknesses, including a risk category outlining how suitable the potential employee is for the role.