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Hazardous Substances Consultancy
  • HSWA compliance certification  |  Certified Handler / Approved Filler training  | 
  • NZ LPG Association national training  | 
  • Customised Topical Seminars | EPA Delegated Retail fireworks and Novelty Fireworks Testers
hazardous substance consultancy

About Us

With over 60 years combined experience in the Dangerous Goods/Hazardous Substance Regulatory field and a wide scope of WorkSafe registered compliance certification categories, we are suitably qualified to assist you in your hazardous substances consultancy, training and compliance certification needs.

We have an ethos of providing accurate, factual information in an approachable, professional manner.

grant tattley

Grant Tattley
Hazardous Substances Consultant, Compliance Certifier and Trainer

  • HSW Compliance Certifier since 2017 (HazTec)
  • HSNO Test Certifier, Trainer & Consultant since 2010 (HazTec)
  • 26 years with the Royal New Zealand Navy including 11 years as Royal NZ Naval College Educator and two years NZ Defence Force Test certifier
  • Registered HSNO Test Certifier since 2010
  • Registered NZ Defence Force Test certifier 2004
  • Level 5 Certificate in Adult Education and Training
  • Registered Workplace Assessor 1996
gary samson

Gary Samson
Hazardous Substances Consultant, Compliance Certifier and Trainer

  • Test/Compliance Certifier since 2016 (HazTec)
  • Hazardous Substances Consultant since 2012 (HazTec)
  • 5 years Contract Building; Houses & Light Commercial
  • 5 years College Sports Coordinator
  • 2 years Contract Design Draughtsman; Building Design & Civil Engineering Plans
  • 2 years Youth Leader
  • 1 year Coaching Coordinator / Administrator for Basketball Association
  • 12 years in Gold Mining Industry
    • 7 years Surveyor; Underground & Surface in Operating Gold & Silver Mine
    • 5 years Design Draughtsman; Site, Feasibility & Geological Plans for Mine Design
  • 11 years in Ministry of Works & Development
    • Design Draughtsman; Highway, Intersection Design & Civil Engineering Projects
  • 25 years Coaching Basketball at all levels. Facilitate Coaching Courses.
  • NZC Engineering Civil
  • NZC Surveying
  • Draughting Technicians Certificate
ross taylor

Ross Taylor
Hazardous Substances Compliance Certifier, Consultant and Trainer

  • Test/Compliance Certifier since 2017
  • Hazardous Substances Consultant/Trainer since 2013 (HazTec)
  • 42 years NZ Fire Service
  • 2 years Fire Safety
  • 2 years Training
  • 20 years Breathing Apparatus Technician
  • 20 years Authorised Representative of Cylinder Test Station
  • 7 years Fleet Manager
  • 7 years Property Manager
  • Breathing Apparatus Tutor
  • Member of the Institute of Fire Engineers
  • Member of the United Fire Brigades Association
  • Diploma in Business (Quality Management) Auckland University
joey cheung

Joey Cheung,
Client Care Manager

  • Client  Care Manager since 2012 (HazTec)
  • 2 years being a business owner for a snack vending company
  • 8 years Sales and Marketing experience in different organisations in NZ and Asia
  • 2 years event co-ordinator experience in Singapore
  • 7 years office administration experience in Hong Kong and Singapore
  • Advanced Diploma in Marketing & Sales Management (Singapore)
  • Diploma in Business Admin & Marketing (UK)
  • Professional Development courses in Singapore, such as Delivering Service Quality Programme, The Professional Secretary, etc.
anette money

Anette Money

  • Admin & Accounts Manager since 2012 (HazTec)
  • 8 years office and accounts for a variety of businesses
  • 5 years data entry, including temping
  • North Shore Secretarial College - Trade Certificate Board - Typing
Lynda O'Neill

Lynda O’Neill
Client Care Assistant

  • Client Care Assistant since 2015 (HazTec)
  • 12 years office and accounts for a variety of businesses
  • 7 years market research and sales for a variety of businesses
  • 21 years educational assistant and support worker for a variety of organisations
  • London Chamber of Commerce English Language and Arithmetic
  • Royal Society of Arts English Language and English Literature
  • Yorkshire Certificate of Further Education English, Typing, Office Studies
Kyle Nankivell

Kyle Nankivell
Trainee Compliance Certifier

  • Trainee Test/Compliance Certifier since 2017.
  • Administration/Test Certifier Support since 2014 (HazTec)
  • Auckland University of Technology - Certificate in Business
Samantha Ifill

Samantha Ifill
Client Care Assistant

  • Client Care with HazTec since 2016
  • 5 years Sole charge retail/merchandising/admin (NZ)
  • 5 years Store Manager (UK)
  • 2 years Receptionist (UK)
  • 5 years Casino Dealer (UK)
  • BA (Marketing & Promotions) London College of Fashion
mike nankivell

Mike Nankivell,
Contract Hazardous Substances Consultant

  • Registered HSNO Test Certifier, Trainer & Consultant since 2005 (HazTec) 
  • 5 years with the Dept of Labour Chief Inspector’s Office, Explosives and Dangerous Goods/Hazardous Substances (Technical Advisor/Health & Safety)
  • Former Dept of Labour Health & Safety Inspector
  • Recipient of NZ Local Government Study Award 1993 - a grant to study Hazardous Waste Collection Systems in California
  • 12 years Dangerous Goods Inspector with Local Authorities
     8 years with the Royal NZ Air Force
  • Registered HSNO Test Certifier
  • LPG Association National Trainer and Auditor
  • National Certificate of Proficiency for Dangerous Goods Inspectors
  • ISO 9000 Trained Internal Auditor
  • Teaching Certificate in Adult Education
  • NZ Fire Service Level 3 Rescue Squad

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