Webmaster Bruce Donato

Bruce Donato is a principal with K & A First Aid and Safety providing safety consulting and emergency preparedness services for many industries.  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 is also widely recognized as an instructor/trainer for colleagues in the environmental, health, and safety field conducting many different train the trainer courses and preparatory courses for professional certifications such as the CIH, CSP, ASP, CHMM, STS, CHST, EPI, QEP, etc.


He is very active in many EHS associations.  He has been the president of the Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP) and the Chair of the AIHA LSC.  He is an officer locally in 6 chapters.

He holds a BSE in Chemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. 

Mr. Donato has been recognized nationally and locally for his expertise and work in the fields of environmental, health, and safety.

The AHMP Pete Cook Founders Award

The BCSP Award of Excellence

The AHMP – Hazardous Materials Manager of the Year

The ACHMM – Friend of the Academy

IHMM Fellow