The UW DEOHS Field Research and Consultation Group (Field Group) has resumed field operations. The following criteria are required for initiating a site visit:
- King County remains in Phase 2 or higher.
- The county of the site visit location is in Phase 2 or higher.
- A COVID-19 Return to Work plan must be provided and approved by the Field Group.
Please contact the Field Group for details regarding field operations during the pandemic.
The Field Research and Consultation Group serves the occupational safety and health needs of the State of Washington. Our services to workplaces are provided without charge to promote worker health and safety.
The Field Group is part of the University of Washington's Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences in the School of Public Health.
The Field Group provides information, on-site evaluation of health and safety issues in the workplace and consultation on strategies to reduce occupational hazards. We also provide learning experiences and research opportunities to UW students. The Field Group has no regulatory authority.
Watch the video to learn more about our work. It features Allison Crollard, an industrial hygienist with the Field Group.