Thank you for your interest in the American Bio Recovery Association (ABRA).
We are a not-for profit International organization dedicated to promoting ethics and education in the field of biorecovery / trauma site management. At this time, we are accepting applications. Certain eligibility requirements must be met in order to be considered for membership.
We are an open association and membership is available to anyone who can meet the professional minimum standards set by this organization. Being an ABRA member is the standard by which a certain level of professionalism is bench-marked.
Eligible companies must have and provide required documentation and agree to affidavit items as part of their Active Membership application:
APPLICANT DOCUMENTATION PREREQUISITE ITEMS (Please locate and be prepared to submit)
(all need to be in .pdf form)
Submit Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan in compliance with OSHA CFR 1910.1030
Have Bloodborne Pathogen training compliance with OSHA CFR 1910.1030.
Submit Respiratory Protection Plan in compliance with OSHA
Submit Hazard Communication Plan in compliance with OSHA.
Submit contract or letter of agreement with a medical waste transporter or disposal facility/location.
Demonstrate at least six months experience performing Biorecovery. Upload project summaries.
Proof of Insurance - A copy of Certificate of Insurance (proof of Insurance) meeting the requirements specified in this example. Download Example COI
Proof of existence as a legal business (i.e. occupational, city or county license or state corporation registration, tax number registration).
As a requirement to a paid active membership with ABRA, the company shall have at least 1 ABRA certified technician on staff at all times. If the company does not have an ABRA certified technician, it shall obtain at least 1 ABRA certified technician within 6 months of acceptance and is required to maintain at least 1 ABRA certified technician on staff. To maintain membership, a member company must maintain at least 1 ABRA certified technician/claimed location at all times.
ABRA maintains a toll-free telephone number to help those in need of the services of a biorecovery company. All active members are listed with this service. The 24-hour dispatcher will provide a referral to the companies listed on the website.
Thank you for your interest in ABRA. We look forward to your membership in our Association.
The Board of Directors APPLY HERE