Summer is a natural time to talk about heat stress, but it’s important to remember that many jobs have the potential to induce heat stress all year around. Staying informed and staying aware goes a long way towards heading off potential issues.
For a brief overview on developing an acclimatization plan, take a look at this great infographic from the CDC.
Also, this brief video from Randstad gives a great overview on the specifics of heat stress and how to respond if you ...Read more
If you haven't visited before, welcome! Feel free to look around a bit and tell us how you like it. G2 was started in 2008, and we exist to partner with you, providing excellent health and safety services to meet your needs. Our goal is always to make the process as headache-free as possible, to be an extension of our clients and provide outstanding service that is unique in our industry.
In case you're wondering, the purpose of this blog is two-fold:
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Fall protection is a crucial component of job site safety, as evidenced by the story below: (Salem) – The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Division (Oregon OSHA) has fined a construction company $52,500 for repeatedly not protecting its employees from falls. The fine was the result of an inspection based on four serious repeat violations.
The company has been cited a total of six times since December 2012 for a lack of fall protection. Additionally, Oregon OSHA fined the company $1,350 on Aug. ...Read more
G2 Consultants, Inc. is pleased to be named one of the awardees for On-Call Services Contracts for Industrial Hygiene Services with the City of Portland. The scope of services includes Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) assessments and comprehensive Occupational Exposure Sampling for the Bureau of Risk Management.Read more
G2 Consultants Inc. was chosen as one of the companies to provide hazardous materials testing services to Portland Community College (PCC). The scope of services for the five-year contract includes asbestos surveys and site assessments, air monitoring, lead paint assessments and lead-air monitoring in anticipation of upcoming renovations. G2 is looking forward to being a valuable resource for PCC.Read more
Soil Control: The Most Significant Change in the New Law Washington Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule differs from the EPA RRP Rule in just one area. Soil control standards are the only significant change. Please click here for the rule as written. Let's explain the meaning of this rule. Soil replacement, or paving with asphalt or concrete is required in:
Bare soils in child play areas or gardens of any size containing lead at 250 ppm or more.
Areas of bare soils greater than 9ft² ...Read more
G2 Consultants Inc. has been selected to provide environmental services to the Portland Development Commission (PDC). The scope of services for the three year contract will focus on Hazardous Building Materials Assessments, and will include: Conduct environmental site assessments for due diligence purposes prior to purchase or financing of real estate and identify any remediation required to develop contaminated sites in accordance with environmental regulatory requirements;
Assess environmental issues on properties or in buildings, e.g. testing and remediation required prior to demolition and ...Read more