Resources

For everyone

The below resources are for employers, tradies and anyone who wants to spread the message. Go on then, get downloading!

TNHM fact sheet

A3 posters:

Fit for work

Safe handling – version 1

Safe handling – version 2

For physios

Poster for your practice

Jazz up your clinic and promote the importance of Tradies National Health Month.

‘Get heard’ toolkit

For media pointers and social media tips to get heard this TNHM.

Draft media release and draft letter

We have put together a media release template for you to use, take the media into your own hands! There’s also a letter template if you want to engage with a trade industry employer.

PhysiApp for tradies!

Do you need inspo to help you stretch and strengthen key muscle groups? In conjunction with Physitrack we’ve created a collection of exercise videos to help you get through the toughest days.

The best part: it’s completely free and you can access it right from your phone or tablet!

  1. Download PhysiApp from the App Store or Google Play.
  1. Enter access code wnqpcb
  1. Enjoy a new exercise each day until the end of August

What are you waiting for?

Social media images

We’ve created a range of social media images and draft Facebook posts for you to use on your own channels. You can tweak and craft your own post, but incase you need some inspo, feel free to use what we prepared earlier. Don’t be shy now! Download the full size image and get sharing!

Tradies listen up! Want to win? Well, post a photo or a cheeky selfie to Instagram showing how you keep ‘physio fit’ and you can win some Steel Blue boots! Physio fit = anything from a stretch before work, a healthy breakfast or a correct lifting technique on site—even walking your dog counts! Get creative and stand out. Use the hashtags: #tradieshealth #choosephysio #steelblueboots and tag @physioaustralia and @steelblueboots in your post. The best four photos will each win a @SteelBlue voucher for a brand spanking new pair of work boots! Winners announced 1 September.

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Oi! Get your work kit on and help the @AustralianPhysiotherapyAssociation launch Tradies National Health Month. Join us on Tuesday 1 August at RSEA Safety Essendon Fields at 7am. There’ll be five different work stations for everyone to get warmed up at, with great prizes to win at each station! For more info about the launch, head to www.tradieshealth.com.au/getinvolved #tradieshealth #choosephysio

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MC Hammer says Tradies National Health Month is here! Head to the website to check out our resources for download, social media images and info about our exciting social media competition! www.tradieshealth.com.au #tradieshealth #choosephysio

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Each August Tradies National Health Month aims to raise awareness of the risks posed to those who work in trade occupations—among individuals, their families, employers and the wider community. Find out how you can get involved at www.tradieshealth.com.au #tradieshealth #choosephysio

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APA physios have more than just your back! From musculoskeletal support, #physios extend their care to chronic health impacts, like heart disease and diabetes, and the lesser-known pelvic floor issues men face. Physios are experts in helping to reduce the alarmingly common health and safety issues associated with working in labour intensive industries, preventing injury and also getting people back to work quickly. Find out what physio can do for you: www.choose.physio

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Tradies need to make their health the most important part of their toolkit. Preventive treatment to reduce the risk of injury is just as important as seeking help when things do go wrong. This is where physiotherapy comes in. Make sure you #stoptoolingaround and #choosephysio: www.choose.physio

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It’s ok to not be ok. This August we’re calling on all tradies to make their health—and the health of their mates—a priority and #stoptoolingaround www.choose.physio

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