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2021 NEBSA Symposium

NEBSA is happy to announce our 2021 Virtual Symposium, free to NEBSA members.

September 22, 2021

8:00AM - 1:00PM


Registration is open - click here to register.

The Chesapeake Area Biological Safety Association (ChABSA) is pleased to once again offer remote viewing of our Virtual Technical Series Seminars this year to all ABSA affiliates.    See announcement for this September’s Technical Seminar.  Please forward to your members and friends.


ChABSA Technical Seminar Announcement

Webinar Only


Bruce Donato of K&A First Aid and Safety

Will Present on:

“Debunking Myths About Disinfectants”



In this session, Bruce Donato of K&A First Aid and Safety will discuss and debunk many comments made about the use of disinfectants during the pandemic, regulatory requirements, and practical use.



Bruce Donato is a principal with K & A First Aid and Safety providing safety consulting and emergency preparedness services for many industries.  Most recently he has been lecturing nationally about the pandemic including how to prepare for the next phase and how to return to work.


Mr. Donato is very active in many EHS associations.  He has been the president of the Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP), the Chair of the AIHA Local Section Council, and the Deputy RVP of ASSP Region VI at the national and regional levels.  Locally he has held every position in multiple ASSP chapters.  He is the webmaster on the ChABSA Council and an officer locally in construction safety, hazardous materials management, and industrial hygiene.


He holds a BSE in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and has over 35 years of industrial experience.  He has worked in the federal government and for chemical, textile, and biotechnology companies including DuPont, Hoechst Celanese, and Life Technologies.  Mr. Donato is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) Certified Ergonomics Compliance Director (CECD), Emergency Responder Instructor, and Instructor Trainer for the American Heart Association, and the American Safety Institute.  He is also a Zenger-Miller Instructor and trained facilitator.  In addition to his safety experience, Mr. Donato has held positions as a design engineer, plant supervisor, research engineer, distribution manager, laboratory supervisor and facilities manager. 


Mr. Donato has also been awarded nationally:

The Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP) Pete Cook Founders Award

The Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) Award of Excellence

The Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP) – Hazardous Materials Manager of the Year

The Academy of Hazardous Materials Managers (ACHMM – now AHMP) – Friend of the Academy


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·         DATE:            September 21, 2021

·         WHERE:        Virtual platform (GoToWebinar)

·         TIME:             5:00 pm - speaker (Logon early for open forum/networking.  Webinar will be open 20 – 30 minutes early.)

·         COST:            Free for all ABSA Affiliate members or $10 for non-members (on-line registration only)


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