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National Manager - Industrial Hygiene Services

Mr. Balsamo is a Manager of Industrial Hygiene Services at PM Environmental, Inc. (PM) and has served clients in over five states since 1996. He specializes in Asbestos Project Management associated with construction projects and oversees PM’s team of asbestos, lead and hazardous materials professionals. Mr. Balsamo has managed hundreds of asbestos related activities for multiple school districts, municipalities, and building owners.

Areas of expertise

  • Experienced in the collection and analysis of phase contrast microscopy (PCM) air samples in accordance with NIOSH Method 7400 and of collection of transmission electron microscopy (TEM) samples in accordance with NIOSH Method 7402.
  • Performed pre-renovation/demolition asbestos and lead paint surveys and preparted survey reports with fi ndings and recommendations.
  • Performed assessments of water damaged building materials, collection of suspected mold growth, and prepared remediation recommendations.
  • Performed general indoor air quality assessments and investigations.

Education

Oakland University B.S. Environmental Health Specialization in Occupational Safety and Health

Certifications

Accredited Asbestos Contractor/ Supervisor State of Michigan
Accredited Asbestos Inspector State of Michigan
Accredited Asbestos Project Designer State of Michigan

Advance Training

NIOSH 582 Equivalency Course
Asbestos Project Designer Course
Asbestos Contractor/Supervisor Course
Niton XRF Analyzer Operational Training Course
Asbestos Building Inspectors Course

Professional Activities

American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)
Michigan Industrial Hygiene Society (MIHS)
American Society for Healthcare Engineering (ASHE)
Southeast Michigan Society of Healthcare Engineering (SMSHE)

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