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Author - JOHN NINNESS

John is a safety professional with more than thirty years experience across a wide range of industries including mining & energy, manufacturing, defence, retail and food processing. He was the founder of Australasian Mine Safety Journal in 2005 and has worked to assist a broad range of Australian and international organisations manage work safety as a professional safety consultant and adviser. He has held a range of roles in large organisations including Corporate Safety Manager, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Executive Officer. He was acknowledged in 2006 for his contribution to mining safety in the People's Republic of China through a China Friendship Award. John is the Principal of Australian based consulting company Safetysure.

new mens workboot by Steel Blue

Steel Blue launches three new work boots

Australia’s leading supplier of work boots, Steel Blue, continues to innovate and improve industry standards with their three new releases; including two composite work boots for men, plus a new...

Workplace health and safety show in Sydney

Workplace health and safety show

The Workplace Health & Safety Show is just around the corner! Over two jam-packed days (22-23 May) the greatest minds in health and safety will converge on Sydney’s International Convention...

mine closure consortium delegates

Community challenges of mine closure

The challenges of mine closure are significant, varied and seldom quantified. Researchers at the University of Queensland and a number of leading mining companies have formed a three-year consortium...

Class action initiated over BHP Samarco dam disaster

BHP to defend $7 billion Samarco class action

BHP has been sued for its role in the Samarco tailing dam disaster in the UK’s biggest class action for approximately $7 Billion Australian dollars. Law firm SPG, which is representing than...

mining safety practitioner looks at bucket for hazards

What is mining safety?

Mining safety is a broad term referring to the practice of controlling and managing a wide range of hazards associated with the life cycle of mining-related activities. Mining safety practice...

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Waterproof work boots | There’s a new boot in town

Introducing Oliver Footwear’s All Terrain (AT) 65-493 riggers boot and 65-791 waterproof work boots & mining boots, from its first new range of 2019. The 100% waterproof, heavy-duty, full grain...

regulatory capture in mining

Managing Regulatory Capture in Mine Safety Inspection

Regulatory capture is real. The Australian Banking Royal Commission has highlighted blatant failure by regulators to prevent illegal activities on behalf of many Government institutions that are...