Ads
News service and business centre for materials handlingHOME
Search  
Yes 16975 4906
The Safety Show and Sydney Materials Handling continue to grow
Thursday, 8 Nov 2007 ( #335 )
Advertisement
The Safety Show Sydney and Sydney Materials Handling confirmed their status as NSW's largest workplace safety event, when they drew 10,276 visits over their three days in October – more than a 10 per cent increase on 2006 attendances.

This year's event featured the inaugural Sydney Materials Handling, a show dedicated to load, move and shift solutions co-located with The Safety Show Sydney. Sprawling over more than three and a half acres at the Sydney Showground, the two shows offered visitors a one-stop overview of the latest workplace health and safety solutions.

Everything from asbestos removal to warehouse management was on show. Growth areas, said organiser, Marie Kinsella of Australian Exhibitions & Conferences Pty Ltd, were materials handling and workplace wellness.

"Industry is obviously keenly aware of the need to address materials handling issues, which WorkCover NSW says is New South Wales' number one cause of workplace injury," she said.

"Principal Sponsor of The Safety Show and Sydney Materials Handling, WorkCover NSW, gave away thousands of its Smart Move show bags to visitors keen to learn more about the correct manual and materials handling techniques.

"While materials handling is one of industry's oldest and most difficult to solve occupational health and safety challenges, the show's increasing contingent of workplace wellness exhibitors proved that industry is looking forward too. There were more psychologists, fitness experts and ergonomists than we've ever seen before. And they were kept busy."

Also held concurrently with The Safety Show and Sydney Materials Handling was The Safety Conference. Highlights were addresses from former Beaconsfield mine manager, Matthew Gill, with psychologist, Dr Robert Long; the presentation of OHS law specialist Professor Ron McCallum; and the launch of Labor's OHS policy by Julia Gillard, who later toured The Safety Show.

Ms Kinsella predicts The Safety Show Sydney and Sydney Materials Handling will continue to grow when they are held from October 28 to 30 in 2008.

In the meantime, the latest in safety will be on show at Safety In Action in Melbourne, which runs from 29 April - 1 May 2008 and at the inaugural WA Safety Show, to be held from August 12 to 14 at the Perth Convention Exhibition Centre.

For more information, phone Australian Exhibitions & Conferences Pty Ltd on 03 9654 7773, email safety@aec.net.au or visit www.thesafetyshow.com
Discuss Forkliftaction.com News stories in the Discussion Forums!
x
separate border
THIS WEEK'S NEWS
Global News

Global News

Walk through any materials handling exhibition, and the trousers will ... [more]
CANADA Court documents show that the Toronto-Dominion Bank is chasing close ... [more]
VIETNAM Ben Nghe Port in Vietnam has ordered two Konecranes BOXHUNTER ... [more]
/lynad/news_adclick.asp?assid=16954
Ads


FINLAND Kalmar has received an order from Suomen Satamatekniikka Oy, a ... [more]
Hoppecke Industrial Batteries, Hiab, Terex [more]
SWEDEN Hiab is renewing its mid-range loader cranes with 24 totally ... [more]
UNITED KINGDOM One of the UK’s leading food companies, the Addo Food ... [more]
UNITED STATES Pittsburgh-based retailer Giant Eagle is making productivity gains from its ... [more]
UNITED STATES The Raymond Corporation has commemorated the 65th anniversary of the ... [more]
Advertisement
Forkliftaction News examines the latest trends and challenges in its in-depth reports. The upcoming features will draw attention to health & safety, performance, world economics and smart design:
  1. FORKLIFT ATTACHMENTS,  November 2016  Contact us now to participate!
  2. FORKLIFT MANUFACTURING & DISTRIBUTION IN NORTH AMERICA, 2017
  3. ICE FORKLIFTS, ... [more]
Your Focus

Your Focus(Blog)

Dave Mirsky examines the new accounting rules for leases in ... [more]

Announcements (Ads)

Cascade, the global leader in lift truck attachments, forks, accessories ... [more]
/lynad/news_adclick.asp?assid=16956
Ads


Mobicon Mini Straddle Carriers TF2 (Top Spreader - 2 High) ... [more]
Real FMX will assist with wear and tear reduction, improve ... [more]
Over 400 exhibitors demonstrating what’s new in the world of ... [more]
Novi, Michigan is set to become an energy focal point ... [more]
IMHX is the largest meeting place for the UK’s logistics ... [more]
/lynad/news_adclick.asp?assid=16953
Ads


Subscribe to the weekly e-newsletter.
NEWS ARCHIVE | PAST NEWSLETTERS
©2013 Forkliftaction.com - All rights reserved
 
x
©Forkliftaction.com
Forkliftaction Media Pty Ltd
PO Box 1439
Milton QLD 4064
Australia
Storing your login information automatically.

When you select the 'Remember me' option, your login information will be stored on your computer in the form of a cookie. When you visit Forkliftaction.com again, the stored login information will be retrieved automatically and you will not have to submit your login parameters (email address and password) each time you want to visit our members-only pages.

A cookie is a small piece of data that is sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer's hard drive. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. Cookies do not damage your system.

 Back to Top