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South Wales Safety Groups Alliance Conference and Exhibition .

17 April @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


                                                                                                                     PROTECTING PEOPLE AND PLACES

                                                                                                                         Wednesday April 17th 2024

                                                                                              Fifty years after the Health and Safety at Work Act

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Day’s Suite Stadium (formally Liberty Stadium), Swansea SA12FA


                                                                                                                     Excellent facilities, free easy parking  


                                                                                                                           Conference Overview 


As we all know, understanding the past shapes the future. And this conference will be a celebration of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 Fifty years ago. It begins by reflecting the impact and significance of the act and go on to explore what is likely to happen to occupational safety and health in the next fifty years.


Our first speaker Steve Pearce was a Factory Inspector before the act came into force, so he is well equipped to tell us about its conception and the effect of this ground-breaking act. We continue with a Keynote Address from a senior member of the HSE, who will describe the future direction of safety strategy for our regulator.


After the mid-morning break Stuart Hughes, President, IOSH, shares exclusive insights into IOSH’s Activate 2028, paving the way for safe, healthy, and socially just, global work practices. Louise Hosking, CIEH, delves into the imperative of achieving net zero, unravelling the impact of a sustainable future on safety practices.


Explore the fascinating realm of artificial intelligence in safety applications with Gash Bhullar from Control 2K Ltd. Uncover the potential impacts that AI holds for the future of occupational safety.


Join Karen Rogers and Madeleine Harris as they unfold the success story of Welsh Water in enhancing wellbeing and mental health in the workplace. The day provides much thought-provoking discussions, chaired by Harriet Topping, Head of Devolution Engagement and Policy Team, HSE.


South Wales Safety Groups Alliance is a partnership of: South Wales Branch IOSH, Wales Branch IIRSM, South Wales Construction Safety Group, Cardiff & South East Wales Occupational Health & Safety Group and South and West Wales Safety Group with a strategic aim to improve safety, health and wellbeing of all employees and others in the area. Taking a holistic approach, we believe that together we are stronger and better able to make a difference.


Immerse yourself in our vibrant exhibition, showcasing cutting-edge safety solutions from local and national businesses. Network with our esteemed speakers, exhibitors, and fellow delegates. Every interaction contributes to your Continuous Professional Development (CPD) portfolio.


Don’t miss the chance to win a thrilling supercar circuit drive in our exciting prize draw to conclude the day! Secure your spot now for a unique blend of history, innovation, and networking at the South Wales Safety Groups Alliance conference and exhibition – where it’s not just an event but a catalyst for the future of workplace safety!

All for the excellent value of £80 per delegate Booking via  this link or

Link to the full programme


There will be the opportunity for organisations to exhibit at the competitive cost of £300 for two staff which includes a stand area, refreshments and lunch. We attract well over a 100 delegates from Wales and the UK

Exhibitors Information pack Link

Exhibitors Booking Form


For any inquiries or additional information, please contact Ann Jones at the South Wales Safety Groups Alliance:
Tel 01792 381167     mob 07870 316475       email














17 April
9:00 am - 5:00 pm