A-OSH Expo 2015, which will be held at Gallagher Convention Centre from 12 to 14 May, emphasises the importance of appropriate and adequate risk assessments through its exhibitors and a comprehensive educational programme.
“Excitement is mounting as we enter the last couple of months before the show. We have a great selection of products and services from diverse suppliers in the traditional occupational health and safety arena. In addition, in line with our goal to emphasise the environmental management element of SHEQ, we have just signed up our first exhibitor in that sector,” says Joshua Low, A-OSH Expo Event Director at show organiser Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery.
Foundry Metal South Africa (FMSA) maximises scrap metal income and drastically reduces waste costs for national companies. The company manages ferrous metal, non-ferrous metal, environmental waste and general waste. On-site management of waste ensures that companies are released to concentrate on their core focus areas.
We will be bringing some before and after displays to show potential clients how we have benefited a number of national clients in terms of both cost savings and the overall aesthetics of each waste section.”
FastWorks, from mySolutions, is a full SHEQ management software system that provides a suite of browser based, integrated applications that support the administrative, management and reporting needs of the compliance management processes.
Heightsafety will market different types of working at height equipment as well as safe working at height training courses. The company will also promote the African Rope Access Championships 2015 at the exhibition. The championships will take place in Midrand on 24 and 25 July 2015 where individual rope access technicians and teams will compete against one another to prove their rope access skills and competence.
Charnaud will be exhibiting a number of products including Survive-Arc protective wear, which guards against the thermal effects of electric arc flash; Aci-Flam, which provides protection against the dual hazards of flames and acid splash, including 98% sulphuric acid; and the Fire-Safe new age firefighting suit with the highest breath-ability levels on the market.
ppe2go is an all-in-one, easy to use system that controls the issuing of PPE stock and saves both time and money. The system includes durable user kiosks which allow for self-service at convenient locations.
HSP Group SA provides a number of occupational health services and products to various industries including medical certificates, on site clinics, audiograms, vision screening, lung tests, travel medicine, mobile units and training.
Caterpillar brings quality, durability and value to Brantex’s new range of workwear products. Cat® workwear is built to perform better, last longer and work harder. The product line includes a wide range of conti suits, overalls, work shirts and task trousers and jackets.
Yorken, sole agents for our German partner Physioderm, are passionate about looking after employee’s skin within the workplace. The company will be offering free samples of its products and one lucky visitor to the stand each day will have a chance to win a hamper of skincare products.
DROMEX will be introducing a number of new products, including Bushmaster hearing and eye protectors for the forestry and landscape industries and a new range of lightweight comfortable eye protectors all certified to EN166. The company will also be introducing a bump cap, hard hat ear muff and visor combo all to the latest EN standards.
Bramhope Safety Solutions specialises in consulting, software and training solutions specifically designed and developed for the health and safety industry. The company will demonstrate its cloud-based PPE Management System and Incident Management software. On show will be the Italian manufactured safety eyewear Univet, as well as Eureka and Smith Optics Elite eye safety products and a range of ear, face, workwear, eye, hands, feet, respiratory, fall and head protection PPE.
Waco Africa’s industrial services component has three companies – form-scaff, SGB-CAPE and Waco Manufacturing. The services offering has two separately run businesses – Abacus, a leading supplier and manufacturer of modular building and project camp solutions, and Sanitech, the market leader in mobile sanitation and hygiene/cleaning services.
I.B. McIntyre, the distributing agent for Master Lock USA in the African region will exhibit a popular and patented safety product range. The non-conductive Zenex padlocks are available, durable laminated padlocks with coloured bumpers to signal departments or persons, or as specially coated aluminium padlocks, also coloured for recognition purposes. These locks are available in keyed-alike or master-keyed suites.
Green Gain Consulting provides GRC-S (Governance Risk Management Compliance and Sustainability) for progressive African clients. The company provides the up-to-date EHS legal registers on its web based SHEQ management platform (DigiLex). Green Gain will be launching its M2M (machine-to-machine) integration at the exhibition, showcasing its integration with water, electricity, refrigeration and other types of external inputs necessary for sustainability reporting.
One of A-OSH Expo’s main sponsors, Ansell, will be exhibiting a number of its core products already available in South Africa as well as some new products targeted in its new campaign on ‘Oil is a Chemical’. The company will also launch its new ActivArmr 97-120 which is designed for the mining industry and will present its award winning, patented, Guardian® program to the African market.
“We have a number of existing and new features at A-OSH Expo 2015, including the Global Meetings Programme (Business Matchmaking Service) which allows visitors to set up meetings with exhibitors before the event, through our online matchmaking service. We are also launching the Fire Hazard Identification Challenge, which is based on a simulated office environment with six to eight fire hazards that will need to be identified by participants. All the correct entries will be entered into a draw for a voucher to attend the FPASA Fire Prevention and Strategies five-day course,” says Low.
Other must-see events are the NOSHEBO Free-to-attend Seminar, proudly sponsored by Ansell. Visit www.aosh.co.za for more information on this event and the PASMA Working at Height theatre. For further information on the InFIReS Seminar, email email@example.com. Following last year’s success, Saiosh/IOSH will once again host the South Africa Health and Safety Conference all of which can be and the SAIOSH/IOSH Conference. Bookings can be made via www.saiosh.co.za/event/conference2015
Registration for the exhibition is now open and visitors can save time by registering online at www.aosh.co.za.