Compliantly Managing Hazardous Substances in your Organisation
Rex Alexander served 20 years a member of the Otago Southland FENZ chaired. Rex served in the Vietnam war as an infantry combat medic and explosives specialist. Later he served 11 years as an operations Fire Officer with the NZ Fire Service. During his career Rex has acted as a specialist advisor to the Minister for the Environment on HSNO matters, prior to the commencement of those regulations. He has critiqued & advised on hazardous substances regulatory changes from 1990 – present, including the EPA approved Codes of Practice and now WorkSafe NZ, Safe Work Instruments. In 2108 he completed a Master’s Degree with Distinction in IT Design Software as a Service (SaaS) specializing in the risk evaluation and emergency management of hazardous chemicals and is currently undertaking a Graduate Diploma in Adult Education related to the provision of online training in hazardous substance management in industry and for laboratories.