Collection: Oliver Footwear -by Honeywell Industrial Safety

Oliver boots is the leading Safety Footwear Manufacturer in Australia, traces its origins to the gold mining era in the Victorian provincial city of Ballarat. The company's founder, James Oliver, originally a bootmaker, ventured to the goldfields of Ballarat in the mid-1800s during a time when the region boasted some of the world's richest alluvial and underground mining fields. Despite an unsuccessful pursuit of gold nuggets, James returned to his trade of boot-making, a skill acquired in the U.K. In 1887, Oliver & Stevens was established, marking the beginning of the production of robust and durable boots tailored for miners and farmers The entrepreneurial spirit that characterized the company's inception in 1887 endures today, as a manufacturer of Oliver safety boots, they remain committed to manufacturing high-quality footwear. The company's philosophy emphasizes ongoing product research and development to meet the requirements of demanding workplace safety environments. Currently, Oliver is part of Honeywell Industrial Safety, a global entity offering the most comprehensive lines of Personal Protective Solutions. Within this umbrella, Oliver stands alongside other esteemed brands, collectively encouraging workers to embrace safety autonomously.

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  • How do I make sure I get the right fit?

    B-Protected offers safety footwear in a number of sizes and widths to meet a wide range of foot shapes and preferences. When a manufacturer's sizing guide is available, we try to provide it with each product. You may also visit our shop for a personalized fitting or contact us for guidance.

  • Which safety footwear certifications and standards apply in Australia?

    All safety footwear items meet the Australian and New Zealand standards for occupational protective footwear (AS/NZS 2210.3:2019). They also meet or surpass the international safety footwear standard (EN ISO 20345:2011). Depending on the model, safety footwear may include additional characteristics or certifications like electrical hazard resistance, slip resistance, heat resistance, or water resistance. Each product's individual product pages contain further information regarding its safety requirements and certifications. Please contact us for more information or help.

  • Do you provide any discounts for trade clients or bigger orders?

    We aim to extend savings on larger orders. If you need several pairs of safety boots or if your firm requires safety footwear on an annual basis, use our online quote option. It's a straightforward process, and we believe you'll appreciate our cheap pricing. To get started, go to the product page and click 'add to online quote'.