Kevin has been in construction for 13 years and safety for 11years. During this time, he has worked as a Superintendent and safety manager with Whiting-Turner, Safety manager with Clark and currently a safety manager with Turner Construction.
Before getting in to construction Kevin spent 8 years as a Navy Corpsman, 6 years as an E.R. tec. and 8 years as a Fire Fighter/Medic.
Kevin Joined WMACSA in 2008.
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 (pronounced “herkst” 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:
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
Washington Metropolitan Area Construction Safety Association (WMACSA) Construction Safety Professional of the Year
ASSE-Northern Virginia Chapter – Safety Professional of the Year
ASSE-National Capital Chapter – Safety Professional of the Year
AIHA – Potomac Section – Industrial Hygienist of the Year
ARC – ArlingtonCounty – Volunteer of the Year
National Capital Area Council –Boy Scouts of America – District Award of Merit
Mr. Donato currently holds the following national level positions in AIHA; Chair of the Local Section Council, Vice Chair of the Local Section Council.
I have been involved with Safety as a professional for around 18 years, with a degree in Safety.I worked as an intern at FAA, which lead to a Safety Inspector position at NASA GSFC. I have worked both general industry and construction, large and small projects in DC, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia.
I am an OSHA authorized trainer for both the Construction Industry and General Industry. Other instructor positions include First Aid, CPR, AED, Bloodborne and Airborne Pathogens, GHS, Silica and ATSSA Certified Flagger Instructor.
My current employer is Doetsch Environmental Services. I started working for Doetsch through a recommendation on a DC Water Project, as their Site Safety Officer.I enjoy the challenge of finding better ways of keeping my crew safe and furthering my knowledge on safety.