Kicking up Dust: An Industrial Hygiene Assessment for a Manufacturing Facility in Chicago, IL

Occupations that expose employees to dust — fine particles of organic or inorganic material, either airborne or on the ground — require diligence and protection from potential overexposure. Dust can cause a host of respiratory issues, depending on the type of organic or inorganic particles inhaled. It’s important for any facility manager or business owner […]

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New COVID-19 Requirement Updates for Oregon Workplaces

November 16th 2020 With the resurgence of COVID-19 infections across the state, the Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division (Oregon OSHA) has adopted a temporary rule to address COVID-19 risks in the workplace. This rule will remain in effect until May 4, 2021 unless it is revised or repealed before that date. The purpose: to […]

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Noise Exposure Assessment for a Food Production Company in Oregon

The Center for Disease Control estimates that over 22 million Americans are exposed to hazardous levels of noise at work each year. It’s vital for employers to protect their employees against damaging noise levels from operating equipment, machines or ambient noise. If the exposure is severe enough–and if it remains unmitigated–the risk is permanent occupational-induced […]

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Water Sampling for the Presence of Legionella at a Research and Development Facility

Facility management requires diligence to ensure the safety of the building’s occupants. This diligence should include a water management program for potable and non-potable water sources to prevent the growth of Legionella pneumophila. When this bacteria is present in drinking water or water tanks, it puts building occupants at risk of developing Pontiac fever and […]

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Workplace Testing for SARS-CoV-2: Podcast Interview with Vital Command

Good news for businesses everywhere: it is now possible to test for the presence of the SARS-CoV-2 pathogen–the virus that causes the disease COVID-19. G2’s Matt Harper, a Certified Industrial Hygienist, was interviewed by Vital Command’s AWSAM podcast about the advantages and limitations of this testing, as well as what businesses and owners of facilities […]

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G2 Provides Emergency IEQ Consulting to Tillamook County Courthouse

G2 leads the industry by ensuring their clients implement proactive strategies when it comes to health and risk matters. In this particular case, G2 responded to an urgent call from Tillamook County Courthouse for an indoor environmental quality assessment. During a re-roofing project, liquid roofing product had leaked into the courthouse building. Occupants of the […]

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G2 Provides Health and Safety Consulting Services to Portland, Oregon Architecture Firm

An architecture firm that provides Construction Manager as agent (CMa) services to the General Services Administration (GSA) retained G2 to review their general contractor’s health and safety programs and to perform safety site inspections over the course of a six-month construction project. Project Overview The project included exterior restoration work on a nine-story federal building […]

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G2 Audits University Health and Safety Plans

In 2016, G2 Consultants conducted an initial chemical hygiene program audit and program review of a university’s health and safety plans. Recently, a follow-up evaluation reviewed the status of the programs, identified deficiencies or areas where improvements were needed, documented areas of compliance, conducted institutional benchmarking and provided recommendations to enhance compliance with state and […]

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G2 Oversees Risk Assessments at Portland-Based Foundry

Many large organizations, especially those in the manufacturing and production industries, have internal safety and health metrics that often exceed regulatory requirements. When a company’s corporate division ordered an environmental health and safety (EHS) audit to be performed at a foundry in Portland, G2 Consultants created and executed a series of safety risk assessments on […]

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