Rev up your engines and mark your calendars! The first-ever Safety & Wellness Symposium for truck drivers is hitting the road, and it's all about fuelling your well-being! Best news yet? Attendance for truck drivers is FREE!  The symposium aims to celebrate the work and sacrifice of our truck drivers, offering them valuable insight into managing health conditions directly associated with the job of a truck driver. We aim to support drivers in making healthy choices to improve their wellness and longevity.  

Hosted by the Department of Transport (DoT) in partnership with the SaferStops Association and other key stakeholders, this ground breaking event is set to take place during the first week of March with the theme "Your Wellness is OUR Concern".

Here's the lowdown:

Save the Date: Check into the Birchwood Hotel and Conference Centre on March 6th, check out on the 8th, with the Symposium itself happening on March 7th in Boksburg, Gauteng

Aim: To spoil and support our drivers in making informed decisions regarding their health and safety.

Who's Invited: 180 truck drivers (FREE attendance!), 80 fleet, HR, and risk managers, plus delegates from the private and SOE sectors – nearly 400 in total!

What's on the Agenda:

  • Pioneering research presented by SaferStops, revealing essential support and amenities desired at truck stops.
  • Panel discussion and sessions addressing industry hot topics like health and insurance, labour, skills development, and wellness.

More exciting details to come!

Complimentary Activities for Drivers Include:

  • Neck and shoulder massages
  • Medical assessments and free spectacles
  • Various medical tests (HIV, cholesterol, diabetes)
  • Hydration assessments
  • Masterclass on last will and testament completion
  • Engen's new healthy meal options
  • Registration for the SaferStops App, offering armed guards during high-risk situations
  • Delicious braai sponsored by Michelin

Who Should Attend: South African truck drivers, fleet/HR/risk managers, government/private sector reps.

Cost: FREE for South African truck drivers (excluding travel costs), R1,800 per person for operators.

Meals: Yes, tea, coffee, snacks, lunch, and dinner are all included!

Ready to Roll? Register NOW and drive towards a healthier, happier you!

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Let's hit the road to wellness together! #TruckersWellness #SafetyFirst #WellnessSymposium