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2012
  • August 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 08/27/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Koswire in Flowery Branch, Ga., for willful and serious violations following worker fatality
  • August 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 08/23/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Gainesville, Ga., recycler for exposing workers to safety and health hazards
  • August 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 08/16/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA announces increased enforcement efforts in Southeast to protect construction workers from fall hazards
  • August 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 08/09/2012 - Alabama furniture manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to combustible dust, other hazards
  • August 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 08/08/2012 - Norfolk Southern Railway Co. ordered by US Labor Department to pay more than $300,000 for violating Federal Railroad Safety Act
  • August 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 08/06/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Best Florida Construction of Tampa, Fla., for exposing workers to fall hazards; more than $46,000 proposed in fines
  • August 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 08/02/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Atlanta utility contractor for willful and serious safety violations, proposes nearly $66,000 in penalties
  • August 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 08/01/2012 - Georgia manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 16 safety and health violations; more than $52,000 proposed in fines
  • July 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 07/24/2012 - Pyongsan America cited by US Labor Department’s OSHA for repeat and serious workplace safety hazards at Auburn, Ala., facility
  • July 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 07/23/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Thomson Plastics in Georgia for repeat and serious violations, proposes nearly $163,000 in penalties
  • July 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 07/23/2012 - Ditchdiggers of Fort Pierce, Fla., cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to trenching hazards; more than $51,000 proposed in fines
  • July 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 07/19/2012 - Tenneco Automotive cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing employees at Hartwell, Ga., plant to hexavalent chromium and other hazards
  • July 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 07/18/2012 - US Department of Labor sues American Bronze Foundry and orders reinstatement of whistleblower fired for complaining about lead exposures
  • July 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 07/16/2012 - La OSHA del Departamento de trabajo de los EE. UU. Cita a Quail International por 23 violaciones en la planta de Greensboro, Ga.; las multas propuestas suman más de $92,000
  • July 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 07/16/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Quail International for 23 violations at Greensboro, Ga., plant; proposed fines total more than $92,000
  • July 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 07/12/2012 - Huntsville, Ala., contractor cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willful, serious trenching violations; more than $122,000 proposed in fines
  • July 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 07/05/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 2 Florida companies for trenching hazards following worker injury at Bradenton job sit
  • July 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 07/03/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA settles whistleblower case against South Carolina real estate management company
  • July 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 07/02/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA settles whistleblower complaint against Tennessee trucking company
  • June 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 06/28/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Spruill Products in Atlanta for repeat, serious safety and health violations; proposes more than $86,000 in fines
  • June 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 06/20/2012 - Alabama trucking company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for serious safety violations and other hazards; $56,700 proposed in penalties
  • June 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 06/20/2012 - Cummings Marine Service in Tennessee cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for putting workers at risk by failing to address workplace hazards
  • June 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 06/18/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA to focus on crane hazards with safety stand-down at Florida construction sites June 19
  • June 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 06/18/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA wins jurisdictional dispute against Manatee School for the Arts in Palmetto regarding whistleblower case
  • June 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 06/12/2012 - Mississippi correctional facility cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for workplace violence and other hazards; more than $104,000 in fines proposed
  • June 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 06/11/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Woodland Interiors Inc. in Georgia for lack of fall protection, proposes $43,400 in penalties
  • June 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 06/04/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites AZZ Galvanizing Services in Mississippi for 22 safety and health violations; proposes $78,500 in fines
  • May 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 05/07/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ware Milling in Georgia for 30 safety and health violations after worker trapped in cotton bin
  • May 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 05/03/2012 - La Administración de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional (OSHA) del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE. UU. cita a un contratista de techos de Fort Lauderdale, Fl., por la falta de prevención contra caídas, y otros peligros de seguridad.
  • May 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 05/03/2012 - Byron, Ga., metal fabricator cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for combustible residue and other hazards; proposed fines exceed $54,000
  • May 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 05/03/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA orders Tennessee trucking company to reinstate whistleblower, pay more than $180,000 in back wages and damages
  • May 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 05/03/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Fort Lauderdale, Fla., roofing contractor for lack of fall protection, other safety hazards
  • April 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 04/26/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites MVP Piping Co. in Georgia for exposing workers to trenching hazards; proposes penalties of $45,000
  • April 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 04/26/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Nance Carpet and Rug in Calhoun, Ga., for exposing employees to amputation and electrical shock hazards
  • April 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 04/25/2012 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo cita a un contratista por exponer a los trabajadores a peligro de caída y otros riesgos en una obra en Cumming, Georgia
  • April 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 04/25/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama metal fabricator for 17 safety and health hazards; proposed fines exceed $50,000
  • April 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 04/25/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites contractor for exposing workers to fall, other hazards at Cumming, Ga., work site
  • April 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 04/19/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites metal fabricator in Atmore, Ala., for 11 safety and health violations; proposes nearly $68,000 in penalties
  • April 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 04/19/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces safety stand-down at Georgia construction sites April 23-27 to focus on struck-by hazards
  • April 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 04/17/2012 - US Department of Labor sues Aquatech Technologies to reinstate whistleblower fired for complaining about rodents at Stuart, Fla., plant
  • April 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 04/12/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Don Park USA in Conley, Ga., for safety and health violations; proposes more than $81,000 in fines
  • April 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 04/11/2012 - Georgia facility of Chicago-based LKQ Corp. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willful and serious violations following worker injury
  • April 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 04/10/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama Farmers Cooperative for combustible dust and other hazards; proposes nearly $192,000 in fines
  • April 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 04/05/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites truck wash in Jackson, Ga., with 14 safety and health violations; proposed penalties total more than $57,000
  • March 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 03/27/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites poultry processor KD Acquisition for 11 safety violations at Gainesville, Ga., plant; proposes more than $187,000 in fines
  • March 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 03/27/2012 - La Administración de Seguridad y Salud Ocupacional (OSHA) del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE. UU. cita al procesador avícola KD Acquisition por 11 infracciones a la seguridad en la planta de Gainesville, Ga.; propone multas de más de $187,000
  • March 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 03/14/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Olde Atlanta Recycling with 23 safety and health violations, proposes more than $69,000 in fines
  • March 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 03/12/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA sues Manatee School for the Arts for violating OSH Act whistleblower protection provisions
  • March 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 03/12/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Stella-Jones Corp. for 16 violations following fatality at Alabama railroad tie manufacturing plant
  • March 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 03/12/2012 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. demanda a Escuela de Artes de Manatí por violación de las disposiciones del Programa de la OSHA de Protección para Denunciantes
  • March 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 03/12/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 2 Davie, Fla., companies for safety violations; proposes more than $59,000 in penalties
  • February 29 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 02/29/2012 - Georgia's AGrowStar cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for combustible dust and other hazards; more than $74,000 in fines proposed
  • February 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 02/28/2012 - Florida aluminum fabricator cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for combustible dust and other hazards; proposed penalties total nearly $140,000
  • February 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 02/22/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Woodbury, Ga.-based Jones General Contracting with trenching violations; fines exceed $40,000
  • February 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 02/22/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Price Industries for safety and health violations at Georgia manufacturing plant
  • February 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 02/21/2012 - 2 Florida companies cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA after worker injured by explosion at gas station
  • February 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 02/16/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites List Industries Inc.'s Deerfield Beach, Fla., plant with repeat and serious safety violations; fines total $56,000
  • February 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 02/15/2012 - Mississippi lumber company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for combustible dust and other hazards; more than $103,000 proposed in fines
  • February 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 02/15/2012 - Publix Supermarkets cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willful and repeat violations following amputation of employee's hand
  • February 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 02/14/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA to co-sponsor free safety and health training March 22 at construction conference in Montgomery, Ala.
  • February 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 02/13/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Beasley Forest Products in Georgia for combustible dust and other hazards; $78,000 proposed in penalties
  • February 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 02/08/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites South Florida contractor for willful and serious safety violations after employee seriously injured by crane
  • February 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 02/08/2012 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE. UU. cita a un contratista del sur de la Florida infracciones de seguridad por graves e intencionales, después de que un empleado resultara herido de gravedad por una grúa
  • February 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 02/06/2012 - US Department of Labor orders North Carolina printing company to reinstate whistleblower, pay more than $83,000 in back wages
  • January 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 01/26/2012 - Memphis, Tenn., contractor cited for trenching hazards at store construction site in Verona, Miss.
  • January 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 01/25/2012 - Pennsylvania manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety and health violations at Rydal, Ga., plant; $93,000 proposed in fines
  • January 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 01/19/2012 - Georgia contractor cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for knowingly exposing workers to cave-in hazard; nearly $54,000 proposed in fines
  • January 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 01/17/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA orders AirTran Airways to reinstate pilot, pay more than $1 million in back wages and damages
  • January 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 01/12/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Newnan, Ga., manufacturer for 20 safety and health violations, proposes more than $55,000 in penalties
  • January 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 01/12/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Braselton, Ga., poultry processor with 8 safety violations, proposes more than $142,000 in penalties
  • January 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 01/11/2012 - Georgia plastics manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to falls, shocks, combustible dust and other hazards
  • January 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 01/10/2012 - Louisiana pipeline construction company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for trenching violations in Georgia; proposed fines total $140,000
  • January 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 01/10/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites South Carolina lead removal company for failing to protect employees from lead exposure
2011
  • December 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 12/28/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds 50 violations at Huntington Ingalls shipyard in Mississippi, proposes more than $176,000 in penalties
  • December 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 12/27/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Florida manufacturer for willful and serious safety violations, proposes nearly $110,000 in fines
  • December 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 12/22/2011 - Tennessee manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for safety and health violations following worker fatality
  • December 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 12/12/2011 - Georgia stucco company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to fall hazards; more than $62,000 in penalties proposed
  • December 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 12/12/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Mississippi's Howard Industries for safety violations at Laurel radiator plant; proposes $59,000 in penalties
  • December 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 12/06/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA sues Whole Foods Market for violating OSH Act's whistleblower protection provisions
  • December 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 12/05/2011 - Miami, Fla., contractor cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willful and serious violations following carbon monoxide incident
  • November 30 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 11/30/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA sues RockTenn Corp. for violating whistleblower protection provisions of the OSH Act in Fernandina Beach, Fla.
  • November 29 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 11/29/2011 - Atlanta roofing contractor cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to fall hazards; nearly $185,000 in penalties proposed
  • November 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 11/22/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA orders Tennessee trucking company to reinstate whistleblower and pay back wages, damages
  • November 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 11/14/2011 - Georgia plating company cited by US Department of Labor’s OSHA for repeat and serious safety and health violations; more than $77,000 proposed in fines
  • November 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 11/14/2011 - US Department of Labor’s OSHA cites Georgia stucco and stone company for exposing workers to fall hazards, proposes $78,000 in penalties
  • November 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 11/07/2011 - Jacksonville, Fla., utility contractor cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willful and serious safety violations following the death of a worker
  • October 31 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 10/31/2011 - Fort Lauderdale, Fla., manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 24 safety and health violations; more than $68,000 proposed in fines
  • October 31 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 10/31/2011 - Re-inspection of Moultrie, Ga., chrome products preparer by US Department of Labor's OSHA leads to more than $110,000 in proposed penalties
  • October 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 10/26/2011 - North Georgia sewing contractor cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for serious safety violations; nearly $47,000 proposed in penalties
  • October 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 10/24/2011 - Trenching hazards result in citations, more than $69,000 in proposed fines for South Florida contractor from US Department of Labor's OSHA
  • October 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 10/24/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Grenada, Miss., plant for amputation hazards and other safety violations, proposes more than $113,000 in fines
  • October 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 10/13/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Tenneco Automotive for exposing workers to hexavalent chromium and other hazards, proposes $90,000 in fines
  • October 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 10/12/2011 - Inspection of Tifton, Ga., construction site by US Department of Labor's OSHA results in more than $55,000 in penalties for Alpharetta, Ga., company
  • October 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 10/06/2011 - Concrete producer in Gainesville, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety and health violations; more than $120,000 in fines proposed
  • October 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 10/06/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $164,000 in penalties to Georgia masonry contractor for violations at Sugar Hill and Conyers work sites
  • October 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 10/05/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama tree trimming company for safety and health violations following fatality
  • October 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 10/04/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites US Pipe and Foundry Co. for 27 safety violations at Bessemer, Ala., plant; $85,000 proposed in penalties
  • September 29 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 09/29/2011 - Sears, Roebuck and Co. in Huntsville, Ala., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety violations; $128,000 proposed in fines
  • September 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 09/27/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama-based Brendle Sprinkler Co. for exposing workers to cave-in, other hazards
  • September 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 09/26/2011 - Alabama's ABC Coke cited for 27 safety and health violations by US Department of Labor's OSHA following worker fatality

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