Safety in Action, the largest workplace health and safety event in Australia will be held at the Sydney Showground Olympic Park from 6 – 8 September 2016.
The event is expected to gather more than 5,000 decision makers in Workplace Health & Safety (WHS) across manufacturing, government, construction, healthcare, transport, distribution, cleaning and engineering and will feature over 20 free seminars on insights and priorities for employee 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,” said Keith Barks, General Manager at Informa Australia, who are jointly presenting the event with the Safety Institute of Australia (SIA).
The event will run parallel with the SIA’s National Convention, a 2 day conference featuring global and Australian safety leaders who will address the theme of “Disruptive Safety”. The convention program will include the SIA Annual General Meeting, OHS education awards, OHS leaders and CEO’s breakfast, and a women in leadership forum.
The free Safety in Action seminar series will be focusing on mental health and physical wellbeing and will hear from leading industry professionals discussing this year’s theme “Keep your workplace safe”. Presentations include Beyondblue, SafeWork NSW, Myosh, Mayo Hardware, Aframes Safety, with full details to be released shortly.
“There will also be a broad range of exhibitors showcasing the latest safety developments, and these include: major sponsor Myosh, show bag sponsor ATOM, Mix Telematics, Chemical Safety International, Royal Life Saving, Safety Institute of Australia, and SAI Global. A full list of exhibitors can be found here,” reads the press release to Australian Manufacturing.
“Exclusive to Safety in Action Sydney will be Australia’s largest cleaning and hygiene show CleanScene. Presented by the National Cleaning Suppliers Association (NCSA), the co-located event will feature a number of exhibitors catering for cleaners, commercial, industrial and facility managers, government agencies and purchasing officers.”