The National Forklift Championships and a new fire and security feature area will be the highlights at Australian Exhibitions and Conferences’ Safety in Action and Melbourne Materials Handling.
The trade show will offer answers to diverse occupational health and safety challenges, including height safety, lifting and loading, logistics, rehabilitation, ergonomics, asbestos management, first aid, electronics, flooring, machine guarding, and workplace wellness.
Three lucky visitors will win their workplaces corporate health and wellness packages from Prime Health, comprising flu vaccinations, skin screening, wellness screening, first aid training and pre-employment medicals.
Others will compete in the National Forklift Championships organised by Melbourne Materials Handling sponsor, the Supply Chain & Logistics Association of Australia (SCLAA). In a test of skill, operators will drive through a negotiated course in alignment with the national load shifting standards for high risk plants.
The SCLAA will also present the Yum Cha Café seminar series ‘Servings of Knowledge in Supply Chain’ at Melbourne Materials Handling.
According to SCLAA, they have created four presentation sessions where visitors can choose what they want to hear which is similar to Yum Cha.
The sessions include the Green Supply Chain, Mentoring and Recruitment, Business and Technology, and Asia-Pacific Business.
Also new to the trade show will be a fire and security feature area showcasing fire preparedness training, investigation training, fire monitoring systems, closed circuit television (CCTV), intercoms, access control and security systems.
According to Australian Exhibitions & Conferences, there will be new product releases at Safety in Action and Melbourne Materials Handling.
Visitors to the Safety in Action and Melbourne Materials Handling can update themselves on the full spectrum of a year's OHS developments. Spillage protector mats from Australian Rubber Matting Products respirators and welding shields will also be on display.
Visitors can learn about the new JSAfe software B-safe to manage compliance and the Commercial Health Project by getting a microscopic view of their own blood using Hemaview technology.