Tradies get your work done, but don’t hurt yourself!

A programme to prevent sprains and strains in construction.

Sprains and strains are preventable injuries, yet they are prevalent in our industry. Many trades people accept that pain and injury is just part of the job.

It's time to change the norm.

*Estimate only, based on general industry knowledge.

Resources & Research

The toolbox every tradie needs. Our resources share practical tips to show people that by making changes to the way they work and how they handle their tools and materials, they can significantly reduce their chances of injury. 

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Get Involved

Let's join forces to support your industry. Our ‘man on the ground’ Chris Polaczuk, works alongside our tradies and technical experts to understand the challenges unique to you. Check out how you can get involved with the programme.

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Analysis & Insights

Work Should Not Hurt is a proud partnership with ACC, and is powered by their data to make a difference to the lives of our tradespeople. We have made this information available to you, check it out here.


We’re doing the ground work to understand the challenges faced by your industry. You can check out customised information for your trade below

Plumbers, Drainlayers & Gasfitters
Painters & Decorators
Brick & Blocklayers