RECOGNITION BY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS
NIDS is approved by the American BioRecovery Association. Some of our courses also earn continuing education credits from the IICRC.
Our courses are science-based as the result of constant research, and we only present training on subjects our instructors are recognized experts on.
ABOUT OUR INSTRUCTORS
Kent Berg, ACBTI, is the Director of NIDS. He has taught specialty decontamination of crime scenes, meth labs, disease outbreaks, and other biohazard challenges to over 800 companies across the U.S. , Canada, Australia, and the U.K.; and has provided countless others with technical assistance. Experience: He has supervised the cleanup and disinfection of over 1,000 crime and trauma scenes, and has written five training manuals which are considered by many to be the most comprehensive in the world. In 2001 his company was contracted by the U.S. Government to decontaminate a postal facility within the Veterans Medical Center in Washington, DC that was contaminated with anthrax.
He has personally performed Cruise Ship decontamination for Norovirus, and MRSA. As a consultant, he has assisted Cities, Counties and the U.S. military prepare bid requests for biorecovery services, and assisted in creating legislation for biorecovery statutes.
Published Works: He is a Freelance Writer for ICS and R&R journals. His articles review the administrative and technical aspects of biological remediation outside of the healthcare environment.
Other Accomplishments: Mr. Berg is a graduate of the OSHA-authorized Outreach Trainer program, and is the Founder, Past President, and currently on the Board of Directors of the American BioRecovery Association. He served as the committee chairman of the IICRC S-540 Consensus Body that created the International Trauma and Crime Scene Cleanup Standards.