ABOUT gHiscon 2019

The Sekondi-Takoradi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (STCCI), in its quest to ensure that local businesses build the required capacities in this very important aspect of their businesses, is organising the fifth Ghana Industry Safety Conference (GHISCon) 2019.  The theme of this edition is “Climate Change and Occupational Health and Safety''.

The aim of this conference is to;

Examine the impact of Climate Change on Occupational Health and Safety, and advance strategies for reducing its impact on the safety and health of workers.

. Encourage all stakeholders concerned, to immediately start integrating the climate change impacts that are already perceptible, or that can be anticipated, in their occupational risk assessment approaches

Promote awareness of the effects of climate change on Workplace Safety, through information sharing and training

A strong focus on regulatory reforms, legislation and compliance will feature throughout this year’s conference as climate- and weather-related hazards at the workplace keep increasing.

Sub - Topics:

• Regulations and guidelines for the prevention of climate change–related occupational hazards. 

• Establishing plans for mitigating, responding, and adapting to the current and anticipated impacts of
Climate Change on Workplace Safety. 

• Climate Change Related Occupational Diseases: Prevention Policies and Strategies
• Acclimatization Methods and Procedures
• High Heat Procedures
• Guidelines for Working at Height Under an Uncertain Climatic Conditions
• Skin Safety for Outdoor Workers
• Technology and Continuous Improvement for Emergency Response Plans 

• Occupational Health Psychology and Work Environment 

• Climate Change and Health & Safety: A Reality or a Myth – Panel Discussion 

• Using Climate information and patterns in designing EHS systems to achieve greater impact. 

• Managing Occupational Heat Stress and Productivity Impact 

• Air Quality Related Stress at Work and Productivity 

• Sustainability Compass: Climate Resiliency, Supply Chain and Safety Metrics 

• Assessing and Managing Risks of Natural Disasters for a Workplace 

• Protecting Workers from Occupational Exposure to Isocyanates 

• Indoor Air Quality Issues During Construction and Renovation Projects 

• Environmental Liability - What Every Safety Professional Should Know 

• Building an Ideal Safety Culture 

• Using Prevention through Design to Improve Workplace Safety 

• Offshore Operations: Working Safe to Reduce the impact of climate change 

• Mitigation, Policy Options and Strategies, and their Impact on the Achievement of 
the Sustainable
Development Goals (SDGs)
• Zero Harm Culture: It’s a journey
• Protecting Factories Electrical Enclosures from Excessive Atmospheric heat

Participation fee

    Members Registration
    One Day 25-September GH¢700
    One Day 26-September GHc700
    Two Days 25-September & 26-September GHc1,000

    Non-members Registration

     One Day 25 -September GH¢,1,000
    One Day 26 -September GHc1,000
    Two Days 25-September & 26-September GHS1,500

    The Conference package includes:

      • Access to all conference events and the exhibition
      • evening events (cocktail day1, dinner day2)
      • lunch and coffee break
      • Conference brochure & other material

      Conference Registration Form Download

      Accomodation arrangement during GHISCon 2019

      There is a special rate for exhibitors & delegates at the Protea Hotel (100 US$ on single occupancy incl breakfast). Please mention GHISCon 2018 when booking.

      Use the following contact: +233 24 2435500 (no ext.) and email reservations@phselecttakoradi.com

      There is a special rate for exhibitors & delegates at the Atlantic hotel. Please call Ewurama for bookings (0248679183)