Work Should Not Hurt

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Together we can take steps to reduce preventable sprains and strains in the construction industry

We can’t do this on our own.

Work Should Not Hurt is a participatory ergonomics programme. Put simply, this means actively involving workers in developing and implementing changes to the way work is done to improve productivity and reduce the risks to safety and health.

Like BBQ’s?

So do we. You provide the sizzle, we’ll provide the sausages. Served with a helping of free ergonomics advice from Chris.

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New Zealand largest 'sprains and strains' survey

Speak up, and tell us what you think in New Zealand’s largest ‘sprains and strains’ survey.

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Join an industry task force

There are many things tradies and their companies can do to prevent injuries; one way you can share this experience and expertise is to join a WSNH task force. Check out what the scaffolding task force has been up to.

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