The African continent is set to organize the biggest world safety and environment event via the 5th edition of the Africa Safety Congress and AfriSAFE Award 2023 in Lagos.
According to the organizer, who is also the host of the celebral The OMIS Awards, Mr. Femi Da-Silva, world safety and environment experts will converge at the dedicated platform for the enhancement of safety, health, security, and environmental practices in Africa.
The organizers of the award, HSENations International, a firm with interests in the field of health, safety, security and environment (HSSE), and marketing communication/media consultancy disclosed this in a statement.
AfriSAFE is an Annual Award project that is committed to celebrating the best of Health, Safety and Wellbeing professionals and their achievements.
Da-silva, however, disclosed that the AfriSAFE 2023 is being sponsored by Zambia Sugar, IOSH and Kenya Airways.
The event also provides exclusive discounts for young professionals.
As the highly anticipated Africa Safety Congress and AfriSAFE Award 2023 draws near, he said that the list of distinguished attendees continues to grow.
Da-silva said “We are thrilled to introduce our esteemed sponsors, whose unwavering commitment to promoting workplace safety, health, and environmental sustainability has been instrumental in making this event a reality.
“Details of the Sponsors
Zambia Sugar (Platinum Sponsor):
We take immense pride in welcoming Zambia Sugar as our Platinum Sponsor. Zambia Sugar Plc, an Illovo Sugar Africa Group, stands as a leading sugar producer within the region, renowned for its exceptional Whitespoon sugar brand. Their offerings span a diverse range of sugar and sugar products, from enriched Vitamin A sugar to refined sugar for industrial clients, brown and household sugar, syrup, specialty sugars, and molasses for both local and export markets. Zambia Sugar Plc’s remarkable commitment to innovation, workplace safety, health, and sustainability in Africa is truly commendable.
The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) is the world leading Chartered organization for safety and health professionals, passionately advocates for occupational safety and health worldwide. They offer valuable guidance to governments and NGOs, provide training in safety and health across 130 countries, and are instrumental in shaping the future of the profession through qualifications.
We are honored to have Kenya Airways as one of our silver sponsors. Kenya Airways is a leading African airline which offers additional connecting services through alliances with domestic and foreign carriers through code-share agreements. The company’s operations are spanned across Africa, the Middle East, Asia, North America, and Europe. Their commitment to safety and sustainability aligns perfectly with the goals of the Africa Safety Congress and AfriSAFE Award 2023.
Golden Africa (Djibouti):
Golden Africa Djibouti is an international oil processing company based in Djibouti. It have the largest manufacturing and packing facility for edible oils and cooking oil among the east African countries Djibouti, Somaliland, Somalia, Eritrea and Ethiopia.
“Prime Atlantic Safety Services:
Prime Atlantic Safety Services, was established for the purpose of providing Safety, Survival, and Emergency Response training services in Nigeria.
“Global Wealth University / JPTS:
JPTS is a higher institute that has International affiliation and degree certificate recognized within Africa and different parts of the world.
SafetyPlus Nigeria is a premier destination for a wide range of safety solutions, including safety supplies, training, consultancy, and safety signage.
A wholly Nigerian-owned entity, the Hybrid Group is a professional organization specializing in safety, project management, and related services.
“Danvic Petroleum International:
Danvic Petroleum International (DPI) is a wholly Nigerian company with foreign technical partners in United Kingdom, United States, China and Netherlands. We are a licensed oil & gas servicing company focused on specific consulting opportunities in Geology, Geophysics, Engineering, Software and Oil & Gas Upstream Training Services.
“In addition to our Platinum, Gold, and Silver Sponsors, we are honored to acknowledge our other Sponsors: Combined Training Solutions Limited (CTSGlobe) and Kevron Consulting.
“Each of these organizations demonstrates an unwavering dedication to advancing safety and sustainability in Africa.
“The AfriSAFE Awards, typically a paid event, will offer significant discounts exclusively for young and low-income professionals, recognizing the transformative impact the Congress and Awards are set to have on them.
“Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, we are pleased to extend an extraordinary 80% discount for a limited number of attendees on a first-come, first-served basis, with an entry fee of just N20,000. Moreover, 15 individuals currently unemployed will be given special consideration, subject to specific terms and conditions, and admitted free of charge.
“The event’s agenda includes a career fair and an empowerment occupational safety and health (OSH) seminar, reflecting our collective dedication to bolstering human resource development across various sectors in the realm of OHS.
“The Africa Safety Congress and AfriSAFE Award 2023 represents a pivotal gathering of safety practitioners, experts, and enthusiasts.
“This event will bring together over 600 onsite delegates and attract more than 10,000 online attendees, offering a unique platform for profound discussions and insights. The event’s comprehensive agenda encompasses a career and empowerment fair, an exhibition, and captivating sessions focused on Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in Africa.
“Key themes to be explored during the Congress include collaborative efforts to overcome barriers, the development of an Africa-centric OSH framework, recognition of OSH as a fundamental human right, and the promotion of diversity and inclusion in OSH.
“The event’s highlights encompass a grand welcome reception and an award dinner to celebrate outstanding individuals and organizations in the realm of workplace safety, alongside other captivating performances.
“The AfriSAFE Award 2023 serves as a dedicated platform for the enhancement of safety, health, security, and environmental practices in Africa. It presents a unique opportunity to celebrate organizations and individuals who go above and beyond in maintaining safe and healthy workplaces for the benefit of humanity and the environment. Previous editions of AfriSAFE have reached an estimated audience of over 500 million, underlining its remarkable impact” he said.