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Safe Work Practice specialises in the education and recommendation of equipment and body techniques that both assist workers to perform their role safely and to enable organisations to provide a safe and ergonomic environment.

Our History

Safe work practice was established in 1998 in Adelaide by 2 industry lead industrial physiotherapists Tracy Secombe and Mary Hill and over it’s time has grown to a versatile organisation servicing all states, operating from South Australia and Victoria.


Together with current clinical director by Lisa Harman (physiotherapist), Safe Work Practice’s team of highly experienced physiotherapists and occupational therapists offer a specialised range of Occupational Health Services with a strong client-centred approach.


“We can come to your business to conduct Hazardous Manual Tasks Training (including train the trainer), to perform Risk Assessments, develop Safe Work Instructions, undertake Functional Capacity Assessments, to assist injured workers or to develop/review your organisation’s job dictionary. ”

Leading The Way

Safe Work Practice is also at the forefront of medical equipment innovation – working with local university innovation teams designing manual handling equipment solutions to specifically target the needs of our changing population in Australia. Safe Work Practice also works outside Australia with Japanese health industry leaders, to assist them in bringing a ‘No Lift Policy’ to Japan.

Our sister organisation

Safe Work Practice’s sister organisation Equipt To Thrive on the other hand provides a clinical based service working with adults with complex physical disabilities in the community to Empower Independent Living.