The Main Event For Health & Safety Professionals

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Safety & Health Expo 2018, the UK’s largest health and safety event and conference, will take place this year at ExCeL London on 19-21 June.

Following the success of 2017’s event, the Safety & Health Expo team have been in close conversation with the profession to ensure that this year’s show is full of fresh, inspirational ideas as well as the innovative solutions needed to move your health and safety practices forward.

As you’ll know, our profession is experiencing a shift. Having shouted about safety and whispered about health for too long, things are finally changing. Industry-wide there’s a definitive need for a more holistic approach to all-inclusive wellbeing as well as an acknowledgement of the huge benefits that this brings to employees and businesses alike. These concerns are reflected in this year’s event, as to help inspire practitioners, the show has launched a brand new Occupational Health and Wellbeing Zone, encompassing three days of free CPD-accredited content.

Register now to secure your place as British Safety Council’s VIP guest, and benefit from daily drinks reception; fast track entry to the show and access to all VIP Lounges running across neighbouring workwear, facilities, fire, security and facility management events

What’s On?

Showcasing top health and safety solutions from 300+ UK and international suppliers, Safety & Health Expo will unite industry leaders, end users, key associations, manufacturers and distributors to address how together, we can change both the perception and practices of health and safety, continuing to keep workers and environments safe.

Visitors can source from a range of behavioural safety, risk management, training and occupational health products and services from trusted names including Traka, Mascot International, Draeger, Evac+Chair, Ikar GB, RRC International and Safety Media. 

Inspirational Speakers Programme 2018, supported by Safety Media

We’re proud to introduce an incredible line-up of aspirational speakers including comedian and mental health expert Ruby Wax OBE, Nicky Moffat CBE and Sir Clive Woodward OBE, who’ll take to the stage to deliver fascinating, diverse talks on the need for positive professional environments, communications, conditions and challenges and sustaining and growing a healthy, happy, high-achieving workforce.

  • Ruby combines expert psychological insight with trademark wit and humour, helping individuals and groups understand how to create an open, honest and successful culture.
  • English rugby legend and management pioneer, Clive Woodward, takes to the stage to discuss the key attributes needed to create a winning team on and off the pitch.
  • With over 30 years’ experience in leadership roles within the British Army, Nicky gives us an educated perspective on strong leadership as well as tangible, tried and tested methodology.

The Safety & Health Expo Keynote Theatre, supported by Safety Media

As well as welcoming many of our most high-profile speakers, The Keynote Theatre will feature strategic, topical debates including discussions on ISO 45001, sentencing guidelines and prosecutions and Carillion’s collapse – to name just a few. 

Occupational Health & Wellbeing Zone

New for 2018, the Occupational Health & Wellbeing Zone will have a dedicated seminar theatre sponsored by Acre, and a relaxation zone - plus visitors will be able to take part on yoga classes in the heart of the show. Hear industry leaders share their personal stories on mental health and wellbeing and why it’s so important for organisations today. Discover how to create your own culture of wellbeing to eliminate stress, increase resilience and give your business a real competitive advantage.

Exhibitors in this sector include P&A Medical, The Healthy Work Company, Eurofins Forensic Services, i-act Positive for Mental Health, Velocity EHS, Randox Laboratories, Lifestyle Checkpoint, Ultimate Ear Protection, Cardiac Science and MDA Testing.

Operational Excellence Theatre, sponsored by Kelvin TOP-Set

The Operational Excellence Theatre is where you’ll find all the ‘do’s and ‘don’ts’ of occupational health and risk assessment, including a look from an HSE perspective. Seminars includes 'Making business and safety even better’ ‘Accident investigations, ‘The migration from OHSAS 18001 to ISO 45001’, ‘Working at height: lessons learnt from recent incidents and prosecutions’ and many more topics.


Professional Development Theatre, sponsored by Principal People

This theatre supports leaders and future leaders of the profession, with seminars focussed on career development and qualifications, soft skills and behavioural safety and culture. Seminars that will take place in this theatre include ‘Core skills for health and safety professionals’, ‘Influencing the board’, ‘Adding value to HSE management’, ‘Building your career’, ‘The impact of leadership on engagement’ and more.

Lone Worker & Driver Safety Theatre, sponsored by DriveTech

With plenty of case studies up for discussion, this theatre will be looking at best practice in lone worker health and safety. Speakers representing RoSPA, HSE and DriveTech, amongst others, will take to the stage to share their real-world experiences.

Industry Awards

This year Safety & Health Expo will play host to the Professional Clothing Show Awards, the RoSPA Awards, and of course the SHP Rising Star Awards, which return for their fourth year. Join us for this opportunity to shine a spotlight on the standout individuals of the safety & health profession, nominated by you.

The Legal Clinic - in association with Turnstone Law and 2 Hare Court

Tap into the latest thinking and advice from our experts.  Each day the clinic will feature a pre and post lunchtime seminar on topical legal issues. During the lunchtime period lawyers from Turnstone Law (solicitors) and 2 Hare Court (barristers chambers) will be on hand to answer all your health and safety legal questions in a round-table discussion, free of charge.

Virtual Reality in Health and Safety

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service are using VR Technology to give drivers a totally immersive look at a pre-crash environment, giving them the chance to spot causation factors through to the actual accident. Visitors to Safety & Health Expo will be able to experience this and learn about other applications for VR in health and safety.

Meetings Service

Speak directly with your preferred suppliers and solution providers by pre-booking meetings with them before you arrive. This free meeting service ensures you have the time to speak with all of the people who are important to you at Safety & Health Expo, as well as offering plenty of networking opportunities for making those vital new connections.

The Professional Clothing Show

The Professional Clothing Show will once again form a key part of the event, actively showcasing new and innovative workwear inclusive of footwear, gloves, badges and ties alongside PPE solutions. Product testing and product demonstrations will be new for this year – with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) demonstrating how they assess whether a product meets the criteria as the show takes a more technical look at PPE.

The PCS fashion show will give the chance to see PPE innovations from leading suppliers demonstrated by catwalk models.

Exhibitors include companies such as Portwest Clothing, Shoes for Crews, Flamefast, Scott Safety and Tranemo Workwear. Plus, you’ll have access to the entire P&M Series, allowing you to enhance your specialisms across fire, safety, facilities management and field service management.

Safety & Health Expo and China

Safety & Health Expo is the only health and safety show that brings to you over 40 suppliers from across the Far East. If you are a distributor who is interested in the latest overseas innovations and competitively priced safety products and solutions, this is the place for you.

CPD Accredited Seminars

Don’t forget that all the educational sessions at Safety & Health Expo are free and CPD-accredited. If you want to understand more about how CPD can help with your career development, visit the show to meet directly with leading health and safety institutions such as IOSH, RoSPA, BOHS, IIRSM, British Safety Council and more.

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