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Jon M. Balsamo

National Manager - Industrial Hygiene Services

Jon Balsamo is the  National Manager of Industrial Hygiene Services at PM Environmental, Inc. (PM) and has served clients in over five states since 1996.  He specializes in  asbestos and lead project management associated with construction and demolition projects and oversees PM’s team of asbestos, lead, and hazardous materials professionals. Balsamo has managed thousands of asbestos and lead related projects for school districts, municipalities, and building owners.

Areas of expertise

  • Prepare asbestos abatement specifications and bid documents
  • Asbestos abatement oversight and project management
  • Asbestos air monitoring and OSHA compliant monitoring
  • Perform pre-renovation/demolition asbestos and lead paint surveys and prepares survey reports with findings and recommendations
  • Perform assessments of water damaged building materials and prepares remediation recommendations
  • Perform general indoor air quality assessments and investigations
  • Experienced in the collection and analysis of phase contract microscopy (PCM) air samples in accordance with NIOSH Method 7400 and collection of transmission electron microscopy (TEM) samples in accordance with NIOSH Method 7402
  • Manage and prepare asbestos, lead or hazardous materials surveys, 
  • Operation and Maintenance (O&M) programs and abatement  project management

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