News/Awards

The latest media, awards, and company information
from PBS Engineering and Environmental.

helping schools reopenPBS Helps Schools Reopen

Every time we get into the car or choose what to eat for dinner, we mentally conduct a risk assessment. We all assess and manage risk, whether aware of it or not, by weighing the benefits and consequences of any situation. However, the ability to assess the risk of something as vague as reopening schools […]

Date: March 15, 2021
Brian Stanford, Mark Leece, Jennifer PorterPBS Announces Retirement of President and CFO, Transition of C-Suite

New leadership pledges continued commitment to “people-first” culture and extending the company’s “small-firm” feel. (Portland, Ore.) PBS Engineering and Environmental Inc., a professional services firm with eight offices across the Pacific Northwest, recently announced the retirement of the firm’s president, Guy M. Neal, PE. Also retiring is Bart Phillips, CFO, who has been with the […]

Date: January 28, 2021
Coronavirus prevention and social distancing in the officeNew COVID-19 Workplace Rules from Oregon OSHA

On November 6, 2020, Oregon OSHA released a new temporary rule [PDF] related to workplace operations during COVID-19. These rules impact all employers and building operators in the State of Oregon. This rule includes elements such as: Requirements taking effect on November 16, 2020 Codifies CDC/OHA guidelines related to physical distancing and mask usage. Requires […]

Date: November 12, 2020
header image: covid-19 reoccupancy workOregon OSHA Releases Draft COVID-19 Temporary Standard

On August 17, Oregon OSHA released a draft COVID-19 temporary standard [PDF]. This standard includes rules related to distancing, engineering controls, sanitation, training, and personal protective equipment for all employers in Oregon. In addition, rules for workplaces with “heightened risk” are required to perform a documented risk assessment, enhanced training, and enhanced sanitation. Finally, workplaces […]

Date: August 28, 2020