Abestos Testing Commercial Flooring

Commercial flooring contractors may need to determine whether asbestos containing materials are present in the flooring materials they are contracted to replace. If a building or business owner contacts a flooring contractor for renovation work, it is necessary to determine whether asbestos containing materials are present in the current flooring materials before demolition or renovation […]

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Asbestos Monitoring and Consulting: Lookingglass School

Officials contacted G2 Consultants when they needed to ensure elementary school students and a local community were not at risk for harmful exposure to asbestos. In December 2016, a fire destroyed Lookingglass Elementary School’s gymnasium. Crews were on site in early February to demolish the gym before they could begin completely clearing all debris from […]

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Senate Approves Asbestos Legislation

On April 30, 2015 the Oregon Senate approved legislation requiring contractors to have asbestos surveys conducted prior to demolition work. While regulations are currently in place requiring asbestos testing prior to renovation, the bill specifically seeks to protect residential neighborhoods from potential asbestos exposure during demolition activities. With the growth of the housing market in […]

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Asbestos Awareness Week is April 1-7

During this week, we join others to raise awareness about the potentially fatal health effects of asbestos exposure. While many may consider it a problem of the past, exposure continues to be a reality, especially to those who perform maintenance, repair and demolition work. OSHA provides several helpful fact sheets and a thorough overview on workplace requirements […]

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Oregon Business Penalized $9,600 for Asbestos Handling Violations On Corvallis Business Campus – March 2011

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has issued a $9,600 penalty to an Oregon business for allowing an unlicensed contractor to perform an asbestos removal project in one of its business campus buildings, in Corvallis last summer. The Oregon business allowed a flooring contractor to begin a carpet removal project in the commercial building in […]

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Oregon Contractor and Building Owner Penalized $15,600 for Asbestos Violations – February 2011

Grants Pass Firms Penalized Total of $15,600 for Asbestos Violations on Building in Grants Pass The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has penalized two Grants Pass businesses a total of $15,600 for environmental violations stemming from an asbestos removal project at a commercial building in Grants Pass last fall. DEQ issued a $9,600 penalty to […]

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