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The Occupational Health Convention is continued in Tampere – now the palette of events is more extensive than ever

Media release.
Published: 16-Sep-2016 12:15 pm
Publisher: Tampereen Messut

The EuroSafety, Workplace Welfare and Logistics events organised at the Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre from 13 to 15 September 2016 as well as the Occupational Health Convention organised in Tampere for the first time, brought together 8636 professionals from the fields of safety, well-being at work, material handling and logistics. On the opening day, the recognition for Internal Logistics 2016 was awarded to Altia Corporation, whilst Lindström and Silmäasema were awarded for the best stands. The fair event will be organised for the next time in 2018, with even more extensive participation by the safety sector.

“The Occupational Health Convention, now organised for the 62th time, took place in Tampere for the first time. It was organised in conjunction with the Workplace Welfare, EuroSafety and Logistics trade fairs. It was great to participate in the event attracting thousands of visitors, and the atmosphere was just perfect, right from the very morning. The decision to come to Tampere was the correct thing to do, and we intend to continue here in 2018. This was a good beginning, and next time we shall do things even bigger and better,” says Antti Koivula, Director General of the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health.

The safety sector will present itself more extensively in 2018 – the fire and rescue departments will also return to Tampere

“There were high expectations regarding the synergies of these four events, and the successful event proved that this is an excellent package. The visitors were of high standard, and just the right professionals attended. Occupational safety will absolutely come to Tampere next time as well, and even bigger,” says Jukka Nylander, the Chairman of STYL, the Association of Finnish Suppliers of Labour Safety Equipment.

“The entire safety sector will once again present itself in Tampere in 2018, as the fire and rescue operations will also be exhibited at the Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre,” says Timo Kangasniemi, the Chairman of SPLY, the Association of fire-fighting enterprises in Finland.

Distinctive stands were awarded, internal logistics and intoxicants were the programme topics raising discussion

Awards were presented on the opening day of the events The Internal Logistics 2016 recognition was awarded to Altia Corporation having developed production efficiency and internal logistics without major investments, and the distinctive and easily recognisable stands of Silmäasema Oy and Lindström Oy were awarded as Best Stands in a competition organised by the Finnish Exhibition Contractors Association.

The topics raising discussion in the programme content of the closing day included the future of internal logistics, industrial hygiene, healthy work, facing violence at work and the seminar entitled Tuleeko kannabis myös töihin? (Will cannabis also enter the places of work?).

Pictures: Photos of the event, materials of the exhibitors and press releases in the media bank of Tampere Trade Fairs (www.tampereenmessut.fi/medialle).
Videos: Video material from the event on YouTube playlists EuroSafety ja Työhyvinvointi 2016 and Logistiikka 2016.

The trade fair events were organised by Tampere Trade Fairs with the Association of Finnish Suppliers of Labour Safety Equipment STYL  and the Forklift Section of the Association of Finnish Technical Traders as its main partners. The Finnish Institute of Occupational Health organised the Occupational Health Convention, in conjunction with the trade fair from 13 to 14 September 2016.

More information: www.eurosafety.fi, www.tyohyvinvointimessut.fi, www.logistiikkamessut.fi
Social media: #EuroSafety, #Työhyvinvointi, #ttpaivat, #Logistiikka
Twitter: @TampereenMessut, @ttpaivat / Facebook: facebook.com/tampereenmessut, facebook.com/tyoterveyslaitos
Tampere Trade Fairs Ltd, www.tampereenmessut.fi, firstname.lastname@tampereenmessut.fi
EuroSafety, Workplace Welfare: Veli-Pekka Rouvali, Project Manager, tel. +358 50 516 4005, @VelluRouvali1
Logistics: Mikael Wänskä, Project Manager, tel. +358 40 350 0445
Tanja Järvensivu, Communications Manager, tel. +358 50 536 8133, @TanjaJarvensivu
Jenna Antila, Communications Assistant, tel. +358 40 172 1188, @Jenna_messuaa


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