A-OSH, Securex Expo’s provide excellent networking opportunities
Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery’s Securex, A-OSH Expo and Facilities Management Expo were held from 14 to 16 May at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand and offered visitors more than 300 exhibitors under one roof, as well as a number of focused seminar topics. A-OSH Expo 2019 is the continent’s leading occupational safety and health expo while Securex South Africa 2019 celebrated 26 years as Africa’s leading security and fire protection focused trade exhibition and was co-located for the first time with the Facilities Management Expo 2019.
There were a number of free-to-attend seminar theatres, including the A-OSH Expo PASMA Working at Height Theatre and the South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (SAIOSH) seminar theatre powered by SAIOSH and the Southern African Protective Equipment Marketing Association (SAPEMA); the Securex seminar theatre with dedicated cybersecurity content running within the 4Sight Cybersecurity Pavilion and a focused facilities management stream within the Facilities Management Expo section.
The Fire Protection Association of Southern Africa (FPASA) held its annual InFIReS Seminar 2019 on 15 May 2019 at the same venue. This year’s event focussed on rational design analysis and included presentations on ‘Understanding fire safety engineering principles acceding to SANS 10400 Part T and BS 7974 in the rational design phase and plan appraisal process in South Africa’; a practical session on ‘A sample design for basic development for a rational design of a fire room compartment’; ‘The role of the building control officer in South Africa; ‘Occupancy Classification that require automatic sprinkler systems, concentrating on A, D and J Occupancy’ and an interactive sprinkler practical session.
The PASMA Working at Height Theatre showcased various demos and lectures about working at height and how to use the relevant equipment, as well as the opportunity to gain Continued Professional Development (CPD) points with SAIOSH.
The dates for the 2020 event are 2 to 4 June 2020 at the same venue.
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