Event: Safety in Action Sydney 2016

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One of the many safety demonstrations at last years Safety in Action event. One of the many safety demonstrations at last years Safety in Action event. One of the many safety demonstrations at last years Safety in Action event.

About 100 construction and materials handling exhibitors have registered for the three-day exhibition and seminar Safety in Action Sydney, which gets underway tomorrow.


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The event incorporates a national workplace safety exhibition, which will feature more than 5,000 decision makers in Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) across the manufacturing, construction, transport, distribution, and engineering sectors.

 The largest workplace health and safety event in Australia, it will feature over 20 free seminars on employee safety.

Mental health and physical wellbeing will be a key focus of the seminars with presentations from Beyondblue, SafeWork NSW, Myosh, Mayo Hardware and Aframes Safety.

"It’s estimated that over 2,000 workers die from a work-related illness each year, highlighting the urgent need for national improvements to prevent and reduce the number and severity of injuries and illnesses in the future," Informa Australia general manager Keith Barks says.

The event at Sydney Showground will include demonstrations by construction safety firm Bradley Australia and industrial lifting and manual handling equipment suppliers Kockums Bulk Systems. Mix Telematics, Chemical Safety International, Safety Institute of Australia, and SAI Global, will also be there showcasing the latest safety developments.

Running parallel to Safety in Action is the Safety Institute of Australia’s National Convention, a two-day conference featuring global and Australian safety leaders.

The convention program will include the SIA Annual General Meeting, and OHS education awards.

The event is jointly run by Informa Australia and the Safety Institute of Australia (SIA).

 

WHEN

September 6 to 8, 2016

WHERE

Sydney Showground, Olympic Park

WHO

Decision-makers and safety experts in the construction and materials handling sectors.

MORE INFORMATION

 www.infosalons.com.au

 

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