OSH South India 2024: Exploring the Future of Workplace Safety with 200+ Brands and 4,000 Professionals Expands to Bengaluru for its 9th Edition

• The 9th edition of OSH South India will showcase innovations from over 200 leading brands, attracting more than 4,000 safety industry professionals.

• The expo will spotlight cutting-edge OSH solutions, digital safety technologies, and future workplace safety practices.

• A two-day conference themed "New-Age OSH Solutions for a Safer Workforce" will be held during the event.

• The show is organised in association with the Karnataka State Safety Institute and the Department of Factories, Boiler, Occupational Safety & Health, Government of Karnataka.

Informa Markets in India, India’s leading B2B exhibition organiser, proudly announces the 9th edition of OSH South India, a dedicated event, aimed at promoting awareness of Occupational Safety and Health. The two-day expo will take place on June 27-28, 2024, at the Bengaluru International Exhibition Centre, Bengaluru, spotlighting emerging technologies and best practices in workplace safety and health. It will unite both national and international safety industry professionals from sectors such as construction, manufacturing, PPE, and other key domains.

India's Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Market, valued at USD 878.2 Million in 2024, is expected to reach USD 1,690.6 Million by 2033, growing at a CAGR of 6.59% during the forecast period. This growth underlines the increasing importance of safety measures across industries.

OSH South India 2024 will provide an environment for industry leaders, experts, and policymakers to discuss and showcase the latest innovations and solutions to critical challenges faced in the fields of workplace safety and health. Notable industries in Bangalore include IT and ITeS, textiles, heavy commercial vehicles, automobile and auto components, engineering, cement, banking and financial services, pharmaceuticals, agro and food processing, leather tanning, electronic hardware, and tourism will have a significant presence, highlighting the diverse industrial landscape of the region.

The expo will feature over 200 brands offering exclusive deals on more than 1,000 products brands across the occupational safety and health domain. It will attract more than 4,000 national and international key industry professionals and 40 speakers, including leading entities such as the RV Industries, Allen Cooper, PERF, Addsoft, Honeywell, Magnum, Reliance Retail, TVS Mobility, Woodland and many more.

Covering the entire spectrum of safe and healthy working environments, companies will present their products, services, and solutions, including innovative industry concepts and themes. The event is supported by associations such as the International Powered Access Federation (IPAF), Indian Technical Textiles Association (ITTA), Safety Appliances Manufacturers Association (SAMA), World of Safety & Health (WSH) Asia, Electronics City Industries Association (ELCIA), Safety Training institutes and more. The event is held in association with the Karnataka State Safety Institute and the Department of Factories, Boilers, Occupational Safety & Health, Government of Karnataka.

Speaking on the announcement of OSH India 2023, Mr Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, Informa Markets in India, said, As India strengthens its position as a prime business and manufacturing hub, addressing occupational safety and health incidents through effective leadership becomes increasingly crucial. The government's proactive stance on safety standards, coupled with the industry's commitment, is driving significant advancements. This heightened focus on PPE, safety workwear, powered access equipment, chemical safety products, ergonomics, and gas detection underscores the importance of workplace safety.

“In this dynamic economic landscape, occupational health emerges as a cornerstone of progress, serving as a critical component in the nation’s journey toward sustainable growth and inclusive development. We focused on the Bengaluru market for OSH South India 2024 due to its status as a thriving business ecosystem, a beacon of technological advancement and urban safety, making it an ideal location to address and enhance occupational health and safety standards. OSH South India will focus on the southern market and play a pivotal role in this journey by bringing together industry leaders, safety professionals, and government officials. The event will showcase and discuss cutting-edge solutions and best practices, reinforcing the commitment to fostering safe and progressive work environments across the nation.”

The expo aims to bring together renowned exhibitors, consultants, business experts and key government officials on a common platform to exchange global best practices and knowledge pertaining to workplace safety and health. In addition, to live demonstrations, product showcases, and networking opportunities, the expo will also feature a comprehensive conference programme based on New-Age OSH Solutions for a Safer Workforce. Topics will include the effective management of workplace health related conditions; HSE at Workplace: Future risks, challenges and opportunities; Workshop: Ergonomics and Workplaces: Formulating the Right Mix of Health and Productivity; The Impact of Health and Safety Regulations and Compliances on the Workplace; Safeguarding Workers in Construction Industry with Industry-Leading Best Practices in HSE; Workshop: Five Steps to Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment; Importance of Mental Wellbeing at Workplaces; Communicating Workplace Safety Practices: The Leader’s Role; Future of Safety in a Digitalised World – Preventing Accidents through the Use of Technology to name a few.

OSH India will be visited by professionals such as Safety Managers, Consultants, personnel from Defence Establishments, Disaster Management Experts, Distributors and Manufacturers of Health & Safety Products, Electrical Contracting/ Engineers, Facility Managers, Logistics Professionals, Municipal Authorities, System Integrators and Town Planners from across India and global market.

The industry experts at OSH India 2024 include Mr. B A Pruthvi, Global Real Estate Integrated Projects, Planning, Bosch Ltd; Mr. K. Durga Prasad, DGM & Lead ISO Auditor-HSE, Karnataka Antibiotics and Pharmaceuticals Ltd; Mr. Mohan V.C., GM – EHS, Bosch Ltd; Mr. Shuvendu Rout, Director HSSE & National Head, Colliers; Mr. Debasis Pradhan, AGM -HSEQ, Enel Green Power; Mr. Ravindra Dhapola, Corp Head EHS & Compliance, DIAGEO India; Mr. Shivakumara Arehalli, Director Health Safety & Environment, CBRE India; Mr. Bibhu Kalyan, EHS Leader, General Electric; Mr. Aravind Appi Raj, Sr.GM - Exide Energy Solutions Limited; Dr. Deepak Sharan, Chairperson, Scientific Committee on Musculoskeletal Disorders, International Commission on Occupational Health (icohweb.org) & President, International Myopain Society; Mr. Jason Woods, Regional Manager, Middle East & South Asia, IPAF (International Powered Access Federation); Mr. Shreesh Nadgouda, Region Sales Manager- India and South Asia, Blackline Safety; Mr. Rahul Aren, HSE Manager and Trainer, 3S Life Safe Akademie, amongst others.

The OSH South India Expo serves as a pivotal platform for government officials, safety professionals, and industry leaders to convene and explore cutting-edge advancements in Occupational Safety & Health. By fostering collaboration and innovation, the expo aims to enhance safety, health, and productivity in workplaces nationwide.