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Health & Safety Expo 2024: UKATA’s Insights and Highlights from Birmingham NEC

UKATA proudly exhibited at The Health & Safety, in Birmingham from 30 April – 2 May 2024. The sell out event was a remarkable gathering for almost 50,000 industry professionals.

Excitement and anticipation filled the halls of the NEC Birmingham as attendees flooded the venue, connecting with industry leaders and delving into cutting edge health and safety solutions.

Spanning 42,800 square meters of exhibition space, the event attracted a remarkable 49,576 professionals from various sectors, all eager to discover the latest offerings from 1076 exhibitors.

UKATA members 3B Training, Act Associates, OMS Training, Quinns Training Services, RG Wilbrey, SHE Advises and SSG Training & Associates along with UKATA Associates Casella and Draeger all had stands at the event to showcase their organisations and provide support to delegates throughout the 3-day event.

UKATA’s stand was situated opposite the Knowledge Exchange Theatre, providing opportunities to listen in to several seminars, a lively Q&A session on Understanding the Building Safety Act where experts broke down the ins and outs of the act. From navigating regulations to understanding enforcement, featuring UKATA member Mathew Bewley, Director of 3B Training.

Tristan Norman, Event Group Director, stated, "We are delighted to cement The Safety & Security Event Series as Europe’s No1 event for the protection of people, places and assets at its natural home in the heart of the UK, the NEC Birmingham. The 2024 edition has well and truly has exceeded all expectations. The turnout has been phenomenal, and the conversations onsite from exhibitors, partners, and visitors have been overwhelmingly positive. We extend our thanks for their support and take great pride in sharing the successes at the show. It is great to produce a series of events the industry truly deserves and enjoys.”

The event will return in April with plans to expand into an additional hall to accommodate escalating demand. Watch this space for tickets.

UKATA, a leading association, is dedicated to enhancing the quality and standards of asbestos training with the aim to shield workers and the public from the hazards of asbestos exposure.

The association collaborates closely with its members to guarantee that they have access to the latest information, training resources, and industry updates. They provide a suite of support services to assist them in accomplishing their training objectives. Their membership encompasses a diverse array of organisations involved in asbestos training, including training providers, asbestos removal contractors, consultants, and equipment suppliers.

UKATA is fervent about promoting safe and responsible working practices, committed to working with members and partners to realise a shared vision of protecting workers and the public from the hazards linked with asbestos exposure.

If you are interested in learning more about events in the industry, UKATA’s Asbestos Conference tickets are selling fast and available:

Register here

Published on Tuesday 21st May 2024

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