Bsafe Consultancy was founded by Peter Nicholls after having spent 32 years working in the mining industry in Australia, Ghana, Mali, Egypt and South Africa working in various operational roles on the surface and underground. Peter moved into senior Safety management position working with contractors and owner operators. This experience has given Peter not just hands on practical experience in implementing and managing safety systems, but also the expertise to deal with the legislative requirements faced by all companies. Peter has formal qualifications as a lead auditor, training and assessing and OHS graduating from Curtin university.

Peter has also been involved in the committee that developed the diesel emissions guideline in Western Australia, the prevention of fires underground and refuge chambers. Peter has also developed and implemented diesel particulate management plans in the mining industry.