Dr Aart Rouw
REACH Specialist, Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
From 1982-1987, Aart Rouw worked for Sigma Coatings (Uithoorn, NL) and from 1987-2007 for DOW Chemical in Epoxy Resins R&D in the areas of coating and composite applications of epoxy resins. From 2007-2009 he was responsible for the EHS activities in the Dow R&D labs in Rheinmünster, concentrating on management of hazardous goods and the introduction of behavioural safety programs. Since 2010 he is part of the BAUA team responsible for the German contributions to REACH in the area of occupational safety.