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 late July 2010. While removing the carpet, the flooring company’s employees disturbed about 456 square feet of underlying, asbestos-containing vinyl floor tile. The employees broke the tile ...Read more
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 an Oregon maintenance business located in Grants Pass, for performing an asbestos project without a license. DEQ issued a $6,000 penalty to an Oregon building owner in Grants ...Read more
On February 2, 2011, OSHA released a new quick guide available on their website, that helps you understand and comply with the key requirements of Oregon OSHA's lead rule for the construction industry, 1926.62. Printed copies should be available after 2/17/2011. The guide can be found at the following link: Oregon OSHA's construction industry rule for controlling exposure to lead For additional information regarding OR-OSHA resources, go to www.orosha.orgRead more
G2 will be heading to Bend, Oregon to attend the 2011 Mid-Oregon Construction Safety Summit on January 25, presented by the Central Oregon Safety & Health Association (COSHA). This events focus is on construction safety and health education. We will have an exhibit set up in the conference center. Please come by and introduce yourself. We have some great information on regulatory resources, and we will be demonstrating a Q-Trak (used for IEQ monitoring of carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide), and our ...Read more
Matt Hutchison, a senior project manager with G2 Consultants, has been selected to present as part of the Education Program at the 2011 AIHce Conference. The conference is being held in Portland, Oregon this year May 14-19.
As part of the Education Program, specifically “Alternate Exposure Assessment Strategies”, Mr. Hutchison will be giving the following presentation on Wednesday May 17th:
Design and Execution of a MDI Exposure Assessment: Lessons Learned and a Brief Comparison of Two Analytical Methods — OSHA ...Read more
G2 Consultants, a Portland Oregon based industrial hygiene and health & safety consulting firm, launched it's new website in December 2010. The site features our new service offerings, News and a comprehensive Resource page. We will be providing updates on local, regional and national news and information on the industry. We expect that our Resource page will be constantly evolving and will be updating items related to workplace assessments, health and safety, indoor air quality, indoor environmental quality, disaster response, asbestos, ...Read more