Today's News

Chinese consumption of PPE projected to increase 200% by 2014 (1/15)

January 15, 2009
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+

At the recent staging of COS+H 2008, 4th China International Occupational Safety & Health Exhibition, more than 200 exhibitors showcased their latest products to more than 12,000 trade visitors. The largest trade fair for its industry in the Asia-Pacific region, according to meeting sponsors issuing a press release, COS+H was hosted by China’s State Administration of Work Safety and the International Labor Organization, and was organized by Messe Düsseldorf China and the National Center for International Exchange & Cooperation in Work Safety, with the support of the National Safety Council (USA).

The occupational safety and health industry in China continues to grow, according to meeting sponsors. They point to a market report by Frost & Sullivan indicating the consumption of personal protection equipment in China will increase by 200 percent between 2007 and 2014.

Exhibitors at COS+H 2008 were from 20 countries, including Australia, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and the U.S.

More than 45 percent of exhibitors were global companies, such as Sperian, Honeywell, North, 3M China, Mine Safety Appliances (MSA), RAE, Industrial Scientific, uvex, Fortune Draeger, Dupont China, Delta, Aegle, Ansell, TEIJIN, SeongAn, Swelock Asia and Lanhua International as well as Yihe Stock Co., Ltd., Hehu Protective Equipment Co., Ltd., Shanghai JZC Enterprise, Jon Long Safetywear Co., Ltd., OSH China, Beijing Shengbao Hengtai Safetech Co., Ltd. and Beijing Sinotechton Technology Co., Ltd.

COS+H 2008 visitors included officials from China’s Administration of Work Safety, China’s Coal Mine Safety Supervision Organization and from central Chinese government companies.

Overseas visitor groups organized by Panasonic China and Beijing Benz-Daimler Chrysler Automotive Co., Ltd., Korea, attended the trade show. Attendees from more than 40 domestic organizations and large companies were also present, including representatives from the Shenzhen Yantian Port Group Company, the China Railway Communication Signal Group Corporation, the China Aerospace Science & Industry Corporation and the Jiangxi Provincial Nuclear Industrial Geological Bureau.

The concurrently held 4th China International Occupational Safety Forum attracted more than 400 participants from more than 33 countries. Other highlights at COS+H 2008 included occupational accident and natural disaster demonstrations, an occupational safety at night exhibit, a special showcase of first aid technologies and a “fashion show with occupational safety clothing,” according to the press release.

The next staging of COS+H will take place in Beijing in September 2010. For further information on visiting or exhibiting at COS+H 2010, contact Messe Düsseldorf North America, 150 North Michigan Avenue, Suite 2920, Chicago, IL 60601. Telephone: (312) 781-5180; Fax: (312) 781-5188.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to ISHN.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

Scenes from the World of Safety

Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

11/4/14 2:00 pm EST

Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

ISHN Magazine

ISHN JAN 2015 COVER

2015 January

Check out ISHN's first issue of 2015, which features articles about hearing protection as well as the State of the EHS Nation 2015 Survey.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

THE ISHN STORE

M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\ISHN\safetyfourth.jpg
Safety Engineering, 4th Edition

A practical, solutions-driven reference, Safety Engineering, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety.

More Products

For Distributors Only - January 2015

FDO JAN 2015 COVER

 

For Distributors Only is ISHN's niche brand standard-sized magazine supplement aimed at an audience of 2,000 U.S. distributors that sell safety products. Circulation only goes to distributors. 

CHECK OUT THE JANUARY 2015 ISSUE OF FDO HERE

STAY CONNECTED

Facebook logo Twitter YouTubeLinkedIn Google + icon

ishn infographics

2012 US workplace deathsCheck out ISHN's new Infographic page! Learn more about worker safety through these interactive images. CLICK HERE to view the page.