NEBSA is a professional organization which aims to promote knowledge of biological safety and to support those working in the field of biosafety. NEBSA provides local educational and networking opportunities in the New England region for those with an interest in biological safety. Formed in 1996, NEBSA is an affiliate of the American Biological Safety Association (ABSA International).
Membership in NEBSA is currently free. Membership levels include Active Member, Emeritus (for verified retirees), IBC Community Member (for those whose only biosafety activity is volunteering to serve on an Institutional Biosafety Committee), and Student Member (for full-time students who are not practicing biosafety professionals).