OSH Chennai and SAFE South India Commences

                  OSH Chennai and SAFE South India Commences

  PR Newswire

  CHENNAI, June 29, 2017

CHENNAI, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

  Expos organized by UBM India focus on Occupational Safety and Health, and
                         Security and Surveillance  

UBM India, India's leading exhibition organizer, launched the  4th edition of
the   Occupational Safety & Health (OSH Chennai) Expo  (being held on 29-30
June, 2017) as well as the  3rd   edition of the   Security and Fire   Expo
(SAFE - South India)  scheduled between 29th June and 1st July at the  Chennai
Trade Centre . Taking a holistic view of safety, security and surveillance,
both the expos - the largest of their kind in South India - brought together
renowned Indian and international exhibitors, consultants, business experts
and key government officials on an industry platform. They exchanged views on
best global practices and sought solutions for challenges pertaining to safety
and security issues within the workplace and beyond. With over 105 key
exhibitors in the current edition, the expos taken together have registered an
impressive 50 per cent Y-O-Y growth.

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Speaking on the occasion of the launch of the 2017 edition of OSH Chennai and
SAFE South India, Mr. Yogesh Mudras, Managing Director, UBM India said ,
"Worldwide, the aim of governments is to arrive at a situation where citizens
have a right to a safe and healthy environment at all levels, through a system
of defined rights, responsibilities and duties, and where the highest priority
is accorded to the principle of prevention. With our expos, OSH Chennai and
SAFE South India, we wish to address the safety and security issue
synergistically. We believe safety in the outside realm can only be complete
with a sense of inner security and well-being. Through OSH Chennai and SAFE
South India, we have provided opportunities to safety and health suppliers and
service providers from across the world to showcase their innovations and
knowledge in a vastly untapped Indian and South Indian market. This will help
promote a robust culture of safety and security, direly needed in today's

The  OSH Chennai Expo  was inaugurated by Chief Guest, Mr. Prem Anand Sinha ,
IPS, DIG, Joint Commissioner of Police (Traffic), Chennai; and key
dignitaries,  Shri S.Sreekumar , Regional Executive Director, Southern Region,
Airports Authority of India, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Govt of India;  Shri.
S Ponsingh Mohanram,  Additional Director of Industrial Safety and Health,
Chennai, Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of Tamil Nadu;  Shri
Varun Buddhiraja,  Director, Euro Safety Footwear India Pvt. Ltd.,  Shri.
G.M.E.K Raj,  Director General (Retd.) DGFASLI, Govt of India; and  Mr. Yogesh
Mudras,  Managing Director, UBM India, among other players in the industry.

OSH Chennai 2017 is supported by key associations such as the  Gujarat Safety
Council, Indian Technical Textile Association,   Indian Society of Ergonomics,
  National Small Industries Corporation The International Powered Access
Federation   (IPAF)  and  Aerial Platform Association of India (APAOI) . The
expo saw the participation of top-of-the-line players of the industry
including Amazon, Acme Safetywears Limited, Accent Industries Ltd., Bata India
Ltd., Euro Safety Footwear India Pvt. Ltd., Motorola Solutions India Pvt.
Ltd., Oshkosh India Private Limited, Prolite Autoglo Limited, TATA
Communications, Tribe, Toughscaff Pvt. Ltd., Udyogi International Pvt. Ltd.,
amongst others.

OSH also includes a two-day knowledge sharing seminar and workshop that will
focus on topics such as 'Adoption of Industrial Best Practices to Achieve
World Class Safety', 'Creating Psychologically Healthy Workplaces', 'Women and
OSH - A Holistic Approach' and 'Safety Issues in the Construction Industry '.
Eminent speakers at the conference include experts and consultants from
reputed organisations such as Reliance Industries Limited, Mahanagar Gas
Limited, DGFASLI (Retd), AcuiZen Technologies Singapore Pte. Ltd. etc. The
show in association with Tribe Ltd. has organized a two-day workshop that
focuses on ' Behavioural and Cultural Based Safety '  as a part of the main
conference. The workshop provides a comprehensive insight into the World of
Behavioural and Cultural based safety delivered by  Nick Wharton, Director at
Tribe Cultural Change .

Along with the OSH Chennai Expo,  UBM India also hosted the   3rd edition of
Security and Fire Expo 2017 (SAFE South India)  which was inaugurated by Chief
Guest,  Mr. Abhay Kumar Singh,  Additional Commissioner of Police (Traffic),
Chennai, Tamil Nadu; and  Mr. Yogesh Mudras , Managing Director, UBM India
amidst a congregation of dignitaries. The three-day trade show is supported by
the  Electronic Security Association of India (ESAI)  and  Asian Professional
Security Association  (APSA).

SAFE - South India 2017 offered market-entry and business opportunities to the
industry professionals in the region who view security as a well planned,
prioritized and strategic investment, rather than a knee jerk reaction. In its
third year, SAFE India has grown in size and depth, attracting industry
leaders and key exhibitors including its  Premier Plus Partners  eSSL,
Hikvision, Mark Electronics GPS, Unicam Systems and TVT; its  Premier Partners
In4 Solutions & Zkteco, Road Point India, Starex & Orbit. Other key
participants at the expo include Vamosys, Hash Control, Swipe Technologies,
Spectra, Main Hardware, Vitaran, Matrix Comsec, Micro & Super Micro. Over 70
renowned Indian and international security brands were showcased with close to
15 new brands & profitable business modules being introduced in the emerging
market. The expo created an optimal environment for establishing professional
relationships with industry influencers. Security and Safety managers from
Hospitality, IT/BPO & Service Industry, Real Estate, Port Authorities, Power
Plants, Logistics, Construction, Architecture, Automobile, Manufacturing,
Retail, Jewellery, Health, Education, IT, Networking, Telecoms, Automation and
BFSI were also present.

The SAFE South India expo comes to security professionals at a time when the
government has shown its commitment to enhance its security budget by as much
as 35 per cent, which includes creation of a dedicated homeland security
department, developing co-ordinated intelligence gathering, protecting
critical infrastructure and upgrading maritime security.

About UBM India:

UBM India is India's leading exhibition organizer that provides the industry
with platforms that bring together buyers and sellers from around the world,
through a portfolio of exhibitions, content-led conferences and seminars. UBM
India hosts over 25 large scale exhibitions and 40 conferences across the
country every year; thereby enabling trade across multiple industry verticals.
A UBM Asia Company, UBM India has offices across Mumbai, New
Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai. UBM Asia is owned by UBM plc which is listed on
the London Stock Exchange. UBM Asia is the leading exhibition organizer
in Asia and the biggest commercial organizer in
mainland China, India and Malaysia. For further details, please visit 
ubmindia.in .

About UBM plc:  

UBM plc is the largest pure-play B2B Events organiser in the world. In an
increasingly digital world, the value of connecting on a meaningful, human
level has never been more important. At UBM, our deep knowledge and passion
for the industry sectors we serve allow us to create valuable experiences
where people can succeed. At our events people build relationships, close
deals and grow their businesses. Our 3,750+ people, based in more than 20
countries, serve more than 50 different sectors - from fashion to
pharmaceutical ingredients. These global networks, skilled, passionate people
and market-leading events provide exciting opportunities for business people
to achieve their ambitions.

Media Contact :Roshni Mitra UBM India Pvt. Ltd. roshni.mitra@ubm.com

Mili Lalwani UBM India Pvt. Ltd. mili.lalwani@ubm.com +91-22-61727000
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