OSHA News Releases – Region 4

2016

  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Georgia Power, wiring subcontractor after arc flash severely burns worker at the Plant Bowen facility; proposes $122K in fines
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - North Florida contractor continues to expose roofing workers to dangerous falls, other safety hazards; OSHA proposes nearly $77K in penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - North Florida contractor continues to expose roofing workers to dangerous falls, other safety hazards; OSHA proposes nearly $77K in penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites general and subcontractor in Florida for exposing workers to dangers of trench cave-ins; proposes more than $114K in fines
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Premier Roofing, sub-contractor defied OSHA fall hazard warnings twice in three days; exposed roofers to three-story falls
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA inspection finds Mississippi Dollar General store continues to expose workers to safety hazards despite recent citations, penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Five times in one year, Jasper Contractors expose workers to dangerous falls, other workplace violations
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Safety Stand-Down puts the brakes on injuries at Georgia road sites
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Georgia automotive parts manufacturer after flash fire severely burns maintenance technician
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites residential contractor for exposing workers to dangerous falls, other hazards; proposes $140K in fines
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA cites Athens contractor after fall through skylight kills worker
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds roofing contractor's safety failures led to one worker's death, another's severe injuries at Florida job site
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Alabama special effects pyrotechnics company after two explosions, 15 violations bring nearly $73K in penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites contractor twice in three months for exposing workers to dangers of trench cave-ins; proposes more than $64K in fines
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Residential framing company exposes workers to dangerous falls at Watersound residential community in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Georgia truck repair company exposes employees to falls, blocked exits and other workplace hazards; OSHA proposes $70K in penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Safety, health hazards at Florida Walmart Supercenter violate corporate-wide safety agreement
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Recycling company faces $84K in fines after failing to correct previously cited workplace safety hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Alabama worker's injury at a Pilgrim's Pride Corp. processing plant brings OSHA citations, penalties for the poultry producer
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Dollar General store in Georgia continues to ignore entrapment and fire hazards despite recent OSHA citations, penalties
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA finds wood floor designs used for concrete led to collapse, contractor's death at restaurant reconstruction project
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Department of Labor sues Lear Corp., three managers who retaliated after employees raised safety concerns at Selma foam manufacturer
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Mega Construction continues to expose workers to dangerous fall hazards at Daphne, Alabama, subdivisions; OSHA proposes more than $92K in fines
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Worker's severe saw injury prompts OSHA investigation that uncovers more than a dozen safety hazards at Augusta meat processing plant
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Workers of four Florida contractors face dangerous fall hazards at Jacksonville job site, OSHA proposes nearly $145K in fines
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites auto parts manufacturer for willfully exposing workers to amputations, other hazards at Alabama facility
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Atlanta manufacturer of popular frozen foods takes quick action in response to OSHA discovery of continued safety violations
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - US Labor Department urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Mississippi plastic manufacturer after severe worker injuries
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Genpak facility in Hope Hull cited for exposing Alabama workers to dangerous hazards causing two serious injuries in two-month span
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Amtech Southeast in Elmore, Alabama, continues to expose workers to fire and explosion hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Latite Roofing for repeatedly exposing workers to fall hazards

2015

  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - US Labor Department urges tornado recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - US Labor Department urges tornado recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - US Labor Department urges tornado recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - US Labor Department urges tornado recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - WKL Roofing exposes workers to falls, other serious safety hazards at job site in Port Orange, Florida
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Worker's hand mutilated because his employer, Southern Fiber Inc., knowingly disregarded identified OSHA safety hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites AWS Roofing for exposing workers to fall hazard
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Vallencourt for exposing workers to cave-in hazards while installing water and sewer lines in Jacksonville
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA reaches settlement with Blue Rhino in 2013 propane explosion that severely injured 6 workers at Taveras, Florida, tank facility
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - JA Siding Construction Services in Georgia exposed workers to dangerous falls and other safety hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA signing ceremony renews alliance with Georgia Youth
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA's regional emphasis program focuses on reducing illness and injury at Southeastern chicken processing facilities
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Georgia lumber mill repeatedly exposes workers to falls, electrocution and other workplace safety hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Alabama lumber mill continues to expose workers to amputations, falls and other deadly workplace safety hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - US Labor Department urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - US Labor Department urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Worker's hand injected with fluid during machine maintenance at Calhoun, Georgia, rubber mat manufacturer
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Judge affirms OSHA citations against Alabama auto parts supplier following the amputation of a temporary worker's hand and fingers
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Woman has 2 fingers amputated while operating mechanical power press for first time at Homerville, Georgia, manufacturing facility
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites US Postal Service in Greenville, SC for falls and other hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - OSHA safety citations upheld for 'Midnight Rider' production company
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Atlanta window and door manufacturer, staffing agencies cited for exposing nearly 90 workers to fire, amputations and other serious safety hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Mississippi sawmill exposes workers to unprotected machinery, combustible dust and other hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - 2 workers suffer amputations in separate incidents, less than 2 weeks apart, due to Oakwood, Georgia, plastic manufacturer's safety failures
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - South Florida's Latite Roofing continues to expose workers to dangerous falls
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Atlanta's American Air Filter Co. continues to expose workers to serious safety hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Alabama roofing contractor sentenced for making false statements to OSHA inspectors following an incident that seriously injured 3 workers
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA report: Inzi Controls Inc., continues to expose workers to amputation hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Specialty fabric manufacturer, Twitchell Products LLC, cited a second time for exposing employees to amputations, burns and falls
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - The Atlanta Journal Constitution cited for repeatedly exposing workers to amputation, electrocution and other workplace hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Florida pallet recycling company exposes temporary and full-time workers to deadly safety hazards following OSHA inspection
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - For the third time in a year, Jasper Contractors in Jacksonville, Florida, is cited for exposing workers to dangerous falls and other safety hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Georgia metal fabrication installer fails to protect workers from dangerous falls
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Shoreline Foundation Inc. exposes workers to drowning, fall and impalement hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - LaGrange, Georgia agricultural equipment manufacturer exposes workers to deadly safety hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Transformers Construction and Buildtronix in Jacksonville, Florida, continues to put employees at risk of dangerous falls and eye protection hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Employees injured by violent clients at Birmingham, Alabama, social services center
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Refrigeration company puts temporary and permanent workers at risk of ammonia exposure due to poor maintenance of coolant systems
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds Alabama plastic manufacturer exposes workers to amputation, fall and electrical hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Judge affirms OSHA findings in 2012 death of health care coordinator killed by mentally ill client with violent criminal history
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Storage system manufacturer's safety failures cause 2 workers to suffer amputations in 2 incidents in three months
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - GP Roofing & Construction LLC, management held in contempt of court for failing to comply with OSHA safety standards
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds plastic recycler, Cycle Tex Inc., continues to expose workers to fall and amputation hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Contender Boats continues to expose workers to fall, amputations and electrical hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Shoreline Foundation exposes workers to drowning and other hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Detyens Shipyards Inc. cited by OSHA for exposing employees to workplace safety hazards; more than $100K in penalties proposed
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Machine guards may have prevented arm amputation suffered by worker at Cordele, Georgia, sawmill
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Atlanta-area commercial lamination company for 18 serious safety and health violations; nearly $80K in penalties proposed
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Roofing contractor's willful disregard of fall prevention standards leads to death of worker who fell through skylight
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Miami, Florida, metal recycler exposes workers to electrocution, amputations and lead hazards; nearly $60K in penalties proposed
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Unadilla, Georgia, recycling center exposes workers to falls, fire and amputation hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Safety inspection finds 9 contractors at Doral, Florida, luxury construction site ignore dangerous falls and other hazards, put workers at risk
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA finds that Fort Jackson contractor allowed employees to work in an unprotected trench
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - DHC Contracting knowingly put workers at risk of trench collapse hazards at Guyton, Georgia work site
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Workers found on unsafe scaffolding at fast food restaurant in Lilburn, Georgia
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Sabel Steel Service Inc. exposes workers to unsafe levels of lead, fall and electrical shock hazards
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Mississippi's Suburban Plastics fails to correct workplace hazards following OSHA inspection
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Worker suffers broken wrist and lacerations while performing machine maintenance work at Atlanta's American Air Filter Co.
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Dupont Yard Inc. continues its history of exposing workers to hazardous workplace conditions at its Homerville, Georgia facility
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Ocean Springs, Mississippi, contractor willfully ignores fall protection standards that lead to worker's death
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Worker electrocuted because his employer, Duke Energy Florida Inc., did not ensure safety procedures were followed
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Worker electrocuted because his employer, Duke Energy Florida Inc., did not ensure safety procedures were followed
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Johnson Controls Battery Group again fails to monitor workers for lead exposure, faces OSHA penalties of $61K
  • - Region 4 OSHA News Release - Wood crate manufacturer fails to protect workers properly from excessive noise, hand injuries, dust hazards and other risks
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites Global Construction and Engineering Inc. for exposing workers to safety hazards at Center Point, Alabama work site
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - Safety Stand-Down events seek to raise awareness, reduce injuries and fatalities suffered by landscaping workers in the Southeast
  • - Region 4 OSHA Regional News Brief - OSHA cites South Carolina contractor for exposing workers to cave-in and struck-by hazards at work site in Pooler, Georgia