OSHA + AIHA Metro NY Alliance Agreement

OSHA+AIHA Alliance on PALMS Best Practice Guideline to address the Significant Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Issues of the Common Contaminants of Concern.

PALMS – which stands for PCBs, Asbestos, Lead/ Legionella, Mold/ Metals, Silica/ Safety & Health.

Principals in the PALMS of your Hands including:

  1. ​Identifying and Comparing the Permissible Exposure Levels (PEL) and Action Levels (AL) for each of the PALMS.
  2. Demonstrating the similarities and differences of these Common Contaminants of Concern.
  3. Selection of the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for each and all PALMS.
  4. Evaluating the Toxicity of each and all PALMS (most toxic and synergistic effects).
  5. State-of-the-art Exposure assessment of each and all PALMS.