OSHA News Releases – Region 4

2022

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Ashland cabinet manufacturer after 33-year-old technician suffers fatal electrocution
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, Ryan Companies US Inc. promote workplace safety, health at Lakewood Ranch multi-family project
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, Balfour Beatty Construction to promote workplace safety, health at Atlanta’s West Peachtree project
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Wauchula labor contractor after 35-year-old farmworker suffers fatal heat illness
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Federal court orders Tampa Electric Co. to make significant workplace safety changes, pay $500K fine, face 36 months probation for fatal plant failures
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Profits over people: Federal safety inspectors find 3 more Dollar General stores habitually disregarding workplace safety, risking employees’ lives
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, DPR Construction partner to protect workers’ safety, health at Atlanta’s Peachtree Corners Campus Development project
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. after ammonia leak hospitalized workers, led to evacuation of Canton poultry processing plant
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Pompano Beach contractor’s failure to heed prior violation left roofing workers unprotected, investigation into employee’s 25-foot fatal fall finds
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor proposes more than $330K in penalties to Family Dollar Stores Inc. for workplace safety failures
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Florida company for 12 serious violations after 26-year-old diver drowns in pond on Ponte Vedra Beach golf course
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Fort Pierce carpentry contractor after 19-year-old worker suffers fatal injuries in 25-foot fall
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor reminds Southeast employers to protect workers against heat illness’ serious dangers
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Orange Park contractor after collapsed roof claims life of 43-year-old laborer
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Atlanta recycling company for continually exposing workers to chemical hazards, proposes $311K in penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Swainsboro pillow manufacturer for 7 repeat, 4 serious violations; proposes $190K in penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, McCarthy Building Companies to promote workplace safety, health at University of Georgia Poultry Science Complex
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Orlando contractor after 67-year-old worker fatally struck by collapsing roof trusses at Orange City building site
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Athens lumber manufacturer for ignoring required safety precautions after forklift fatally strikes worker
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites 2 Georgia construction contractors after Yellow River bridge collapse takes worker’s life
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Clearwater construction contractor after fatal incident on the Pinellas Gateway Express project
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor’s OSHA, industry partners to promote workplace safety during national work zone awareness week in Georgia
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Pensacola custom cabinetmaker again after inspectors find workers exposed to fire risks
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor investigation of amputation injury finds serious, repeat violations at Greensboro US Postal Service facility
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites North Carolina electrical construction company after two 19-year-old apprentices fatally electrocuted in Adger
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, Brasfield & Gorrie Construction to promote workplace safety, health at Alabama construction site
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Florida company after worker clearing brush dies as temperatures neared 100 degrees in national forest
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, Choate Construction to promote workplace safety, health at Savannah historic district project
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites chemical company after two workers die, one sickened following exposure to respiratory hazards

2021

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites two contractors after 25-foot fall fatally injures one carpenter, seriously injures another at Bradenton Beach project
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Contractor faces possible incarceration for failing to abide by court’s orders after willfully, repeatedly subjecting roofing workers to serious safety hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites global spice importer after worker suffers partial finger amputation at Jackson facility, levies $146K in penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - History of violations: Dollar General continues to put workers at risk; company faces $321K in penalties after recent Alabama inspection
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Milledgeville grocer exposed workers to risk of coronavirus, amputation hazards, US Department of Labor inspection finds
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor finds North Georgia contractor bypassed safety requirements in investigation of 24-year-old worker’s death in Dawsonville
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Sunpro Solar’s owner cited again for exposing workers to fall hazards after investigation at Naples work site; faces $160K in penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor, Manhattan Construction Florida collaborate to promote workplace safety at Southwest Florida International Airport Terminal Expansion Project
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor finds Mississippi concrete products manufacturer, distributor ignored safety measures in Drummonds
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Investigation into worker’s severe arm injury finds Cusseta auto parts manufacturer, supplier willfully ignored safety precautions
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Contractor faces 2 serious citations after US Department of Labor finds safety failures led to welder’s death at Bonner Bridge demolition project
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor finds Tampa smelter willfully exposed workers to unsafe levels of airborne lead, despite experts’ warning
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor orders railway to pay more than $667K, reinstate two employees after investigation finds whistleblower retaliatory actions
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor urges workers, employers, public to be aware of hazards after Hurricane Ida
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Marietta manufacturer for exposing workers willfully to preventable fall hazards that led to employee’s death
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Tavares contractor after finding employer willfully bypassed safety measures that led to worker’s fatal electrocution
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Follow-up safety inspection at site of 2019 workplace fatality finds Greenville recycling center continues to put workers at risk
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor investigation of severe injury finds Trenton metal manufacturer exposed workers to dangerous machine hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Mobile dredging equipment manufacturer after investigation into 22-year-old worker’s death
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor urges workers, employers and public to be aware of hazards after Tropical Storm Elsa
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor cites Toccoa plastic recycler for violating safety standards after worker sustains fatal injuries from a fall
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor partners with OHL North America construction company, University of South Florida to promote workplace safety
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Fort Myers behavioral healthcare center agrees to revamp its workplace violence prevention program after OSHA investigation of five incidents
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA’s strategic partnership with Holder Construction, Georgia Tech results in improved workplace safety conditions and increased involvement from workers with their safety
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Federal judge finds Bradenton behavioral healthcare center exposed workers to more than 50 attacks by residents, allowed destruction of video evidence
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Beverly Hills’ Dollar Tree for exposing workers to safety hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Workers Memorial Day remembers lives lost on the job, affirms OSHA’s commitment to protect worker’s safety, health
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Global spice importer exposed workers to amputation, struck-by, crushed-by hazards at Jackson facility, federal safety inspection finds
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - North Florida contractor faces $61K in federal penalties for exposing employees to fall hazards at Jacksonville-area worksite
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA continues investigation into January fatal incident at Foundation Food Group Services in Gainesville
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor collaborates with Brasfield & Gorrie to promote workplace safety at Birmingham construction site
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor collaborates with Brasfield & Gorrie to promote workplace safety at Florida construction site

2020

  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Announces OSHA’s Return To Normal Enforcement Operations After Hurricane Zeta
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with McCarthy Building Companies To Promote Workplace Safety at Georgia Construction Site
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Auto Parts Manufacturer Agrees to Implement Aggressive Safety and Health Policies in Plea Agreement with U.S. Department of Justice
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Returns to Normal Enforcement Operations Following Hurricane Sally
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Choate Construction Co. and Associated General Contractors of Georgia to Promote Workplace Safety
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Urges Workers, Employers and Public To Be Aware of Hazards After Hurricane Delta
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Orders CSX Transportation Inc. to Reinstate, Pay Back Wages and Damages to Employee Who Reported Hazard, Injury
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Partners with Brasfield & Gorrie LLC To Promote Workplace Safety at Construction Site
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Orders Florida-Based Motor Carrier To Reinstate Employee Terminated For Reporting Safety Concerns
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Telecommunications Contractor For Exposing Employees to Excavation Hazards After Fatal Incident
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Falls
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Saw Mill for Exposing Employees To Electrical and Mechanical Hazards After Fatal Incident
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Alabama Lumber and Flooring Manufacturer After Employee Fatality at Selma Facility
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Federal Court Orders Sanctions, Appoints Special Master in Contempt Ruling Against Contractors, Owner for Not Complying With Safety Standards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Contractor for Repeatedly Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards at Boca Raton Worksite
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites North Carolina-Based Electric Distributor For Exposing Employees to Excavation Hazards at Florida Worksite
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites South Carolina Shipyard After Employee Suffers Fatal Injuries at Worksite
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Orders Railway to Reinstate Employee After Being Terminated For Reporting Injury
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Roofing Contractor After Employee Suffers Fatal Fall at Alabama Worksite
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Contractor For Failing to Protect Employees from Falls and Other Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Two Construction Contractors After Employee Falls at Florida Worksite
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Contractor For Exposing Employees to Excavation Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Contractor for Exposing Employees To Cave-In Hazards at Excavation Site in Jacksonville
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Tower Company After Fatal Fall at Worksite in Mississippi
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Construction Contractors After Employee Suffers Fatal Fall from Aerial Lift
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Glass Fabrication and Distribution Company for Unguarded Machinery and Other Safety Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Contractor For Repeatedly Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Contractor Following Worker Fatality Due to Chemical Inhalation
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Construction Contractor For Exposing Employees to Cave-in and Other Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Atlanta Contractor for Safety Hazards After Employee Fatality on I-285 Highway Project
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Construction Contractors for Safety Violations After Worker Fatality and Injuries at I-4 Ultimate Project in Florida
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Manufacturer for Amputation, Noise and Other Safety and Health Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Florida Roofing Contractor for Exposing Employees to Fall Hazards at Port Saint Lucie Worksites
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Dollar Tree Store For Trip and Fall Hazards at Alabama Location
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Residential Roofing Contractor For Exposing Employees to Safety Hazards At Two Alabama Worksites
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Mulch Manufacturer For Exposing Employees to Amputation and Struck-by Hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - U.S. Department of Labor Cites Georgia Farm for Exposing Employees to Safety Hazards Following Fatality
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Former Owner of Florida-Based SB Framing Services Sentenced For Willfully Violating Federal Fall Protection Standards