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Announcement :

Venue : Hall 4, ICCB (International Convention City Bashundhara) Next to 300 ft, Purbachal Express Hwy,

Dhaka 1229, Bangladesh

Interactions with international suppliers, manufacturers and distributors in occupational safety & health.

Meet Government officials, key association officials & thought leaders from the safety industry on this platform.

Fresh approaches and solutions on ergonomics at workplace by bringing industry experts and consultants all under one roof.

Date : 11th 12th 13th April 2020

Osh Bangladesh Conference Gearing Up For Occupational Safety & Health At Workplace

OSH Bangladesh features a power-packed one-day conference Saturday, 20th April, 2019 ICCB, Dhaka where all stakeholders to discuss occupational safety and health as a priority for companies, while reiterating the significance and business benefits of investing in the health and safety of the workforce. OSH Bangladesh will provide leadership insights and help you implement safety and productivity at work. Each session provides comprehensive information that helps meet regulations and overcome industry challenges.

You will have the opportunity to meet professionals from every industry, explore the latest trends in safety while making new contacts at the tradeshow.

Conference Agenda
OSH Bangladesh Conference
Gearing Up for Occupational Safety & Health at Workplace
Saturday, 20th April, 2019
ICCB, Dhaka
09.30-10.30
Registration & Tea
10.30-11.00
Session1: Preventing Major Fire Incidents in Commercial Buildings and Factories: Challenges in Fire Prevention & Protection (speaker session)
  • Brigadier General (Retd.) Abu Nayeem Md. Shahidullah, Member, National Industrial Health and Safety Council, Former Director General, Bangladesh Fire Service and Civil Defense
11.00 -11.30
Session 2: Analysing Changes in Fire and Building Protection Laws
  • Prof. Md. Maksud Helali, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, BUET
11.30 – 12:00
Session 3: Best Practices in Disaster Management/Crisis Management (speaker session)
  • Dr. S. M. Morshed, PhD - Vice Chair, Bangladesh Occupational Safety, Health and Environment Foundation
12:00 – 12:30
Session 4: Structural Assessment of RMG Buildings (speaker session)
  • Prof. Mehedi Ansary, Dept. of Civil Engg, Bangladesh University of Engg and Technology
12.30 – 13.30
Session 5: Formulating the Right Approach to Promoting Health and Safety within an Organization (panel discussion)
    Discussion points
  • The working environment in Bangladesh is more complicated as compared to industrialised nations, with laws and legislations not properly implemented.
  • The purpose of legislation is to extend OSH coverage to all industrial sectors, spread awareness on OSH among key stakeholders, and also to include occupational health as part of primary healthcare programs.
  • Efforts need to accelerated to improve data collection and statistics on occupational health and safety incidents and also to create a safe and health environment through defined rights, duties and responsibilities to all concerned and by prioritising prevention of such incidents in future.
    Speakers
  • Brigadier General (Rtd.) Abu Nayeem Md. Shahidullah, Member, National Industrial Health and Safety Council, Former Director General, Bangladesh Fire Service and Civil Defense (moderator)
  • Dr. S. M. Morshed, PhD - Vice Chair, Bangladesh Occupational Safety, Health and Environment Foundation
  • China Rahman, General Secretary, Federation of Garments Workers (FGW)
  • Abul Kalam Azad, President, Tannery Workers Union (TWU)
  • Kazi Saifuddin Ahmed, Labour Advisor, Bangladesh Employers’ Federation
13:30 – 14:30
Networking Break
14.30 -15.00
Session 6: Hazard Identification & Risk Control: Strategies for Successful Accident Prevention (speaker session)
    Speaker
  • AKM Masum Ul Alam, Consultant, OSH and Lecturer, Bangladesh University of Health Science
15.00 – 15.40
Session 7: Controlling the Risk to Workers’ Safety in Hazardous Working Environments (speaker session)
  • Sharif Nawrin Akter, Deputy Manager, Service, Leather goods And Footwear Manufactures & Exporters Association Of Bangladesh (LFMEAB)
  • Farid Uddin Ahmed, Asst. Manager (Compliance), PICARD Bangladesh Limited
15:40 – 16:20
Session 8: Best Practices in Ensuring Health and Safety Culture Within an Organisation (speaker session)
  • Md. Syfur Rahman, Manager – Compliance, LFMEAB & Adjunct Faculty- East West University, Bangladesh
  • Engr. Md. Imran Kayesh, Planning Manager, Dienco Ltd
16:20 – 16:40
Session 9: Basics Of Planning And Monitoring Working At Height (Speaker Session)
  • Jason Woods, Middle East & India Representative, IPAF
16.40 onwards
Tea and networking
Key Speakers
Brigadier General (Rtd.) Abu Nayeem Md. Shahidullah
Member, National Industrial Health and Safety Council Former Director General, Fire Service and Civil Defense
Dr. S M Morshed
Vice Chair of Bangladesh Occupational Safety, Health and Environment Foundation
Prof. (Dr.) Maksud Helali
Dept of Mechanical Engg, Bangladesh University of Engg and Technology (BUET)
China Rahman
General Secretary, Federation Of Garments Workers (FGW)
Prof. Mehedi Ansary
Dept. Of Civil Engg, Bangladesh University of Engg and Technology (BUET)
AKM Masum Ul Alam
Adjunct Faculty, Department of Occupational Health and Environment, Bangladesh University of Health and Sciences
Jason Woods
Middle East & India Representative at IPAF (International Powered Access Federation)
Md. Syfur Rahman
Manager-Compliance, Leather goods And Footwear Manufacturers & Exporters Association of Bangladesh (LFMEAB)
Farid Uddin Ahmed
Assistant Manager HR & Compliance, PICARD Bangladesh
Md. Imran Kayesh
Planning & Business Development Manager, Dienco Limited
Abul Kalam Azad
President, Tannery Worker’s Union
Kazi Saifuddin Ahmed
Labour Advisor, Bangladesh Employers’ Federation
Who Should Attend

Everyone who is interested and deals with workplace safety and health issues at work.

High-level government officials, high-level decision-makers in the public and private sectors
Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) and labour leaders
Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) professionals such as safety engineers, safety technicians
Occupational hygienists, scientists
Occupational physicians and others dealing with occupational medicine
Labour inspectors and safety and health inspectors
Instructors, trainers and teachers in the field of OSH education
Trade unions, workers and their representatives
Employers and their organisations, including human resource (HR) managers
Public and private OSH organisations
International and regional organisations
Manufacturers and importers of safety materials and safety equipment
Experts in communication and public relations; and
Media representatives and journalists.
Industry Sectors
Textile
Leather industry
Ready made Garment
Shipbuilding & ship breaking
Pharmaceuticals
Steel
Food processing
Engineering
Chemicals
Cement
Why Attend
  • Meet and Learn From the Trendsetters of the safety industry
  • Learn how to implement best practices in your workplace and inspire your team
  • Networking opportunity with the industry influencers
  • Expand your safety knowledge and find solutions to the problems
  • Gain insight on current updates in safety and health industry