Melbourne Safety First Expo, May 26-30


Safety First ExpoThe Safety First Conference and Expo is being held on May 26 – 30 in Melbourne in conjunction with National Manufacturing Week.

The Safety First Expo is designed for employers, HSE officers and others keen to implement high levels of workplace safety. Attendees will be able to access industry experts and government representatives as well as plenty of innovative safety services and products.

The four-day Safety First Conference includes free drop-in sessions and presentations on strategies as well as case studies on issues such as workplace bullying, heavy vehicle safety and employer responsibilities.

May 26 – day one – will see a safety scenario showing how technology, processes and action can lead to successful OHS outcomes. A separate “Ask the Experts” session on Friday 29 May will give attendees the opportunity to ask questions of industry leaders on WHS, legal and workers compensation matters.

Also on offer will be paid premium sessions with experts including a “Leader Skills Pro” series, focused on fostering safety leadership skills while another session will look at dealing with psychological injury.

Another drawcard will be 2013 Safety Ambassador of the Year and former CFO of Transdev Australasia, Jonathan Metcalfe discussing the creation of a leadership-driven safety culture ingrained across the organisation.

The Safety First Expo is co-located with National Manufacturing Week (NMW), SMART Logistics conference and Austech enabling the related industry sectors such as manufacturing, transport, building & construction and government to come together.

Event director Anthony Reed said: “Safety First will be the forum for professionals who want to boost their ability to influence safety levels in their workplace.”.

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