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KIOSH 2024: Exploring Kazakhstan's Occupational Safety and Health Industry

20/06/2024KIOSH 2024: Exploring Kazakhstan's Occupational Safety and Health Industry

Industry leaders in occupational safety and health convene to showcase innovations and discuss future technologies. 


The 12th edition of the Kazakhstan International Occupational Safety and Health Exhibition (KIOSH) took place from May 29 to 31, 2024, at EXPO IEC in Astana, Kazakhstan. This event featured 76 exhibitors from 7 countries, including Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Russia, Pakistan, and China, and welcomed 2 302 visitors from 21 countries. The KIOSH 2024 Conference showcased 59 speakers from 7 countries and was attended by 302 delegates. The conference included 8 thematic sessions, and 19 seminars held during the exhibition. 




The KIOSH Exhibition offers a unique platform for exhibitors to present and demonstrate their latest advancements in personal protective equipment (PPE), equipment, and technologies to ensure occupational safety and health. The exhibition displayed a wide range of PPE, including special clothing, supplies, footwear, fabrics, respirators, hard hats, goggles, gloves, measuring devices, protective equipment for construction and industrial climbing, air purification systems, collective protection, and other innovations in this field. 


The KIOSH Conference stands as Kazakhstan's sole specialized forum for meetings, discussions, knowledge sharing, and showcasing the latest achievements in occupational safety and health. 


Highlights of KIOSH 2024 


KIOSH 2024 Conference: The conference featured panel discussions on labor protection, industrial safety, the contemporary assessment and management of occupational risks, and a round table on the synergy between education, science, and business. A notable training session on industrial safety at hazardous protection facilities included speakers from Rio Tinto, United Metallurgical Company, and ETH Zurich. 


KIOSH 2024 Exhibition: The exhibition created a centralized platform for discussing and resolving occupational safety and health issues at both governmental and business levels, facilitating G2B (Government to Business) and B2B (Business to Business) interactions. The exhibition sections included: 


•     Occupational Safety and Health 

•    Textile 

•    Health and Hygiene Labour 

•     Fire Safety and Emergency Situations 

•     Education and Science 

•    Environmental Safety 


Looking Forward to 2025 


KIOSH 2025 is scheduled to take place from May 28 to 30 at EXPO IEC in Astana, Kazakhstan. This event will be an opportunity to showcase the latest technologies in PPE and equipment. 


Market Dynamics 


The OSH market in Kazakhstan is characterized by a growing demand for personal protective equipment (PPE), safety training, and advanced safety technologies. This demand is fueled by the country’s robust industrial base and the increasing number of infrastructure projects. Key players in the market include both domestic and international companies providing a wide range of safety solutions, from basic PPE to sophisticated risk management systems. 


Official Support: 


•     Committee of Industrial Safety of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Kazakhstan 


Government Partner: 


•      Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population of the Republic of Kazakhstan