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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COVID-19 Support: The Advantages of Workplace Testing for SARS-CoV-2

As part of our COVID-19 response services, G2 offers workplace surface sampling and testing for the presence of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. We’re starting to see tentative signs that businesses and facilities may be re-opening soon. Obviously, there are a great number of unknowns as to when, if and how that will happen. But one thing […]

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G2 Now Providing a Range of COVID-19 Response Services

We are certainly in the midst of unprecedented times, both nationally and globally. To keep employees as safe as possible during the course of this pandemic, numerous organizations have closed facilities and offices for the foreseeable future. However, there will soon be a point at which operations will resume, and everyone will return to the […]

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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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Nanotechnology and Worker Safety

What is nanotechnology? The National Nanotechnology Initiative defines nanotechnology as “the study and application of extremely small things.” How small? One nanometer equals one billionth of a meter. Or, to give a better visual, the Initiative explains that “if a marble were a nanometer, then one meter would be the size of the Earth.” What […]

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OSHA Top Ten for 2015

Well, fall protection takes it again. The preliminary OSHA Top Ten Violations of 2015 were recently unveiled at the National Safety Council Congress and Expo in Atlanta, and fall protection once again took the top spot with 6,721 violations. It is the fifth year in a row fall protection has been number one. In characteristic fashion, […]

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Confined Space: Final Construction Rule

As of May 1, a new rule has been issued by OSHA for confined space standards in the construction industry. While the rule does not go into effect until August 3, 2015, the construction industry is already looking at how this will impact job sites going forward. First off, the big question is how this […]

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Top Safety Blogs to Follow

Looking for some great safety blogs? Below are some of our top picks for blogs providing current and relevant information in the world of workplace safety. OSHA  Of course, this one is a must for all of the latest occupational safety and health updates. Find it here first and stay up-to-date on breaking news in the […]

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Fall Protection Still a Frontline Issue

On September 16, OSHA revealed the top 10 most-cited violations for FY 2014. It was no surprise that fall protection, once again, made the top of the list. This continues to be a concern in the workplace although the standards are clearly delineated by OSHA as to what constitutes adequate fall protection. See the info […]

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