Prof Jim joy
After a long career, Jim Joy is currently working for himself - Jim Joy & Assoc. Pty.
From 2011 to late 2013 Jim was with JKTech Pty, the technology transfer company for the Sustainable Minerals Institute (SMI) at the University of Queensland.
Previous to January 2011, he was Professor and Director of the Minerals Industry Safety and Health Centre (MISHC) which is also part of the SMI at the University of Queensland. Known as MISHC, the centre was established in 1998 with the support of seven Australian mining companies. Currently MISHC is active in undergraduate and postgraduate education, applied research, consulting and cross-industry projects.
Jim has developed mining risk concepts, tools and management systems models based on System Safety technology. He has also written and presented many papers, seminars and courses on risk management and human factors engineering.
Jim is also the Anglo American Chair of SHE Risk Management (2007-2011) and facilitator of an international multi-company working group, the Earth Moving Equipment Safety Round Table (EMESRT). Company members are Anglo American, Barrick Gold, BHP Billiton, Newmont, Newcrest, Rio Tinto, Vale, Xstrata, Centennial and Collahausi.
He has also been a member of several other advisory committees including:
BHP Billiton HSE Board Committee (2001 to 2002)
BHP Billiton OHS Awards Committee (2001 to 2004, 2008)
WMC Sustainability Committee (2001 to 2003)
NSW GIO (Government Insurance Office) Advisory Board (2000 to 2004)
WA Mining OHS Advisory Board (2001 to 2003)
Xstrata Plc HSEC Board Advisory Committee (2005 to 2007)
In 2003, the Australian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy awarded him the Health and Safety Award.
In 2009, the global executive and management education programme he designed for Anglo American won a UK Chemical Engineering Institute Award.
Specialties: Operational risk management and human factors engineering.