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2016
  • November 16 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 11/16/2016 - OSHA cites South Florida painting company after worker injured
  • November 01 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 11/01/2016 - Eight times since 2011, federal safety inspectors find Central Florida contractor exposing workers to dangerous, potentially deadly falls
  • October 20 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 10/20/2016 - OSHA cites paper product manufacturer for lacking safety procedures after worker suffers amputation; proposes $68K in penalties
  • October 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 10/20/2016 - OSHA finds Mississippi sawmill's safety failures led to worker's death
  • October 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 10/18/2016 - OSHA cites South Florida tree trimming service in worker's fatal electrocution
  • October 18 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 10/18/2016 - Framing contractor continues to expose workers to fall and other safety hazards; OSHA proposes nearly $360K in penalties
  • October 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 10/11/2016 - OSHA urges storm recovery workers, public to be vigilant, aware of hazards in aftermath of Hurricane Matthew
  • October 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 10/11/2016 - OSHA's whistleblower complaint against automotive supplier resolved
  • October 04 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 10/04/2016 - Georgia textile, plastic recycler continues to expose workers to serious OSHA workplace hazards; faces nearly $318K in fines for repeated, serious violations
  • September 29 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 09/29/2016 - Worker's first day on the job leads to severe injury, prompts OSHA investigation at construction site in Bay Harbor Island, Florida
  • September 29 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 09/29/2016 - Florida roofing contractor exposes workers to dangerous fall, other hazards at Jacksonville work site; OSHA proposes more than $212K in penalties
  • September 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 09/20/2016 - OSHA cites Koch Foods of Mississippi after severe worker injuries
  • September 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 09/14/2016 - Roofing contractor willfully exposes workers to dangerous fall hazards at two Northern Florida work sites; OSHA proposes nearly $200K in fines
  • September 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 09/12/2016 - Auto parts manufacturer, staffing agency continue to expose workers to fall, amputation, electrocution hazards at Georgia facility
  • September 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 09/06/2016 - OSHA cites food supplier after worker suffers amputation from unguarded machinery; proposes $76K in penalties
  • September 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 09/03/2016 - US Labor Department urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant, aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • September 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 09/01/2016 - OSHA cites Florida contractor again for allowing dangerous fall hazards
  • September 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 09/01/2016 - North Florida roofing contractor continues to expose workers to dangerous fall hazards; faces $128K in penalties
  • August 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 08/25/2016 - Homebuilder, Florida contractor expose workers to dangerous falls, other hazards at Ocala job site; OSHA proposes $107K in fines
  • August 04 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 08/04/2016 - Tubing manufacturer's fall, electric shock, unguarded equipment and other safety hazards yield nearly $197K in proposed fines
  • August 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 08/01/2016 - OSHA cites feed mill, contractors after dust explosion kills 1, injures 5
  • August 01 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 08/01/2016 - OSHA cites Georgia Swifty Car Wash after worker suffers amputation
  • August 01 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 08/01/2016 - Mississippi contractor exposes workers at Mobile apartment complex to dangerous falls; OSHA proposes $42K in penalties
  • July 28 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 07/28/2016 - OSHA cites Great Southern Peanut for combustible dust, improper machine guarding and other safety, health hazards; proposes more than $110K in fines
  • July 27 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 07/27/2016 - OSHA cites Pilgrim's Pride for medical mismanagement, fall, machine guarding and other safety, health hazards; proposes $78K in fines
  • July 22 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 07/22/2016 - OSHA: Auto parts manufacturer continues to expose workers to amputation, crushing and other serious machine hazards
  • July 21 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 07/21/2016 - Workplace safety inspection finds Georgia's Chaparral Boats exposing employees to serious hazards; OSHA proposes $47K in fines
  • July 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 07/15/2016 - OSHA cites Macy's, The Finish Line for blocked exits, electrical shock hazards and other safety violations; retailers face more than $103K in fines
  • June 27 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 06/27/2016 - OSHA cites Georgia masonry contractor for exposing workers on scaffolding to dangerous fall risks in 7 out of 7 inspections
  • June 27 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 06/27/2016 - OSHA cita a contratista de albañilería en Georgia por exponer a sus trabajadores a riesgos de caídas peligrosas de andamios en 7 de 7 inspecciones
  • June 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 06/23/2016 - OSHA announces Safety Stand-Down at worksites throughout Southeast to emphasize response to, prevention of heat-related illnesses, injuries
  • June 20 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 06/20/2016 - Follow-up OSHA inspection finds workplace safety problems persist at Georgia pipe fabricator; nearly $76K in fines proposed
  • June 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 06/15/2016 - OSHA attributes worker fatality, injury at Kroger distribution center to a failure to inspect, recognize visible hazards
  • June 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 06/15/2016 - La OSHA atribuye la muerte de un trabajador y una lesión en el centro de distribución de Kroger a una omisión a la inspección y el reconocimiento de peligros visibles
  • June 08 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 06/08/2016 - OSHA cites two excavation contractors for exposing workers to trench cave-in hazards at a Tallahassee job site
  • June 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 06/07/2016 - US Labor Department urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant, aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • June 06 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 06/06/2016 - Roofing contractor again fails federal safety inspection, putting workers at risk of dangerous, deadly falls at Florida work site; faces $108,500 in penalties
  • June 02 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 06/02/2016 - OSHA cites boat manufacturer for fire, explosion and electric shock hazards
  • June 01 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 06/01/2016 - Prompted by severe workplace injury, OSHA investigation at Georgia nursery reveals deadly workplace hazards; nearly $47K in fines proposed
  • May 24 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/24/2016 - South Florida roofing contractor continues to expose workers to dangerous falls and other safety hazards; OSHA proposes nearly $54K in fines
  • May 16 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/16/2016 - OSHA cites Alabama pallet manufacturer putting workers at risk of machinery, electrical and other hazards
  • May 12 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/12/2016 - Workplace amputation at a Georgia furniture manufacturer prompts OSHA investigation that uncovers amputation, other safety hazards
  • May 09 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/09/2016 - Plastics manufacturer exposes employees to amputation, other hazards; OSHA proposes $54K in fines after federal safety and health inspection
  • May 02 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 05/02/2016 - OSHA cites Georgia Power, wiring subcontractor after arc flash severely burns worker at the Plant Bowen facility; proposes $122K in fines
  • April 21 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 04/21/2016 - North Florida contractor continues to expose roofing workers to dangerous falls, other safety hazards; OSHA proposes nearly $77K in penalties
  • April 21 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 04/21/2016 - North Florida contractor continues to expose roofing workers to dangerous falls, other safety hazards; OSHA proposes nearly $77K in penalties
  • April 19 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 04/19/2016 - OSHA cites general and subcontractor in Florida for exposing workers to dangers of trench cave-ins; proposes more than $114K in fines
  • April 19 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 04/19/2016 - Premier Roofing, sub-contractor defied OSHA fall hazard warnings twice in three days; exposed roofers to three-story falls
  • April 14 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 04/14/2016 - OSHA inspection finds Mississippi Dollar General store continues to expose workers to safety hazards despite recent citations, penalties
  • April 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 04/12/2016 - Five times in one year, Jasper Contractors expose workers to dangerous falls, other workplace violations
  • April 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 04/07/2016 - Safety Stand-Down puts the brakes on injuries at Georgia road sites
  • April 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 04/06/2016 - OSHA cites residential contractor for exposing workers to dangerous falls, other hazards; proposes $140K in fines
  • April 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 04/06/2016 - OSHA cites Georgia automotive parts manufacturer after flash fire severely burns maintenance technician
  • April 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 04/04/2016 - OSHA cites Athens contractor after fall through skylight kills worker
  • March 29 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 03/29/2016 - Workplace amputation prompts OSHA investigation that uncovers 16 safety hazards at Jacksonville wire manufacturer
  • March 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 03/24/2016 - OSHA finds roofing contractor's safety failures led to one worker's death, another's severe injuries at Florida job site
  • March 21 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 03/21/2016 - OSHA cites Alabama special effects pyrotechnics company after two explosions, 15 violations bring nearly $73K in penalties
  • March 21 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 03/21/2016 - OSHA cites contractor twice in three months for exposing workers to dangers of trench cave-ins; proposes more than $64K in fines
  • March 17 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 03/17/2016 - Residential framing company exposes workers to dangerous falls at Watersound residential community in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
  • March 17 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 03/17/2016 - Georgia truck repair company exposes employees to falls, blocked exits and other workplace hazards; OSHA proposes $70K in penalties
  • March 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 03/16/2016 - Safety, health hazards at Florida Walmart Supercenter violate corporate-wide safety agreement
  • March 14 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 03/14/2016 - Recycling company faces $84K in fines after failing to correct previously cited workplace safety hazards
  • March 10 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 03/10/2016 - Dollar General store in Georgia continues to ignore entrapment and fire hazards despite recent OSHA citations, penalties
  • March 10 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 03/10/2016 - Alabama worker's injury at a Pilgrim's Pride Corp. processing plant brings OSHA citations, penalties for the poultry producer
  • March 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 03/08/2016 - OSHA finds wood floor designs used for concrete led to collapse, contractor's death at restaurant reconstruction project
  • March 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 03/07/2016 - US Department of Labor sues Lear Corp., three managers who retaliated after employees raised safety concerns at Selma foam manufacturer
  • March 07 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 03/07/2016 - Mega Construction continues to expose workers to dangerous fall hazards at Daphne, Alabama, subdivisions; OSHA proposes more than $92K in fines
  • February 29 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 02/29/2016 - Worker's severe saw injury prompts OSHA investigation that uncovers more than a dozen safety hazards at Augusta meat processing plant
  • February 22 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 02/22/2016 - Workers of four Florida contractors face dangerous fall hazards at Jacksonville job site, OSHA proposes nearly $145K in fines
  • February 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 02/16/2016 - US Labor Department urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • January 28 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 01/28/2016 - OSHA cites auto parts manufacturer for willfully exposing workers to amputations, other hazards at Alabama facility
  • January 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 01/20/2016 - Atlanta manufacturer of popular frozen foods takes quick action in response to OSHA discovery of continued safety violations
  • January 19 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 01/19/2016 - US Labor Department urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • January 19 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 01/19/2016 - OSHA cites Mississippi plastic manufacturer after severe worker injuries
  • January 14 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 01/14/2016 - Genpak facility in Hope Hull cited for exposing Alabama workers to dangerous hazards causing two serious injuries in two-month span
  • January 11 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 01/11/2016 - Amtech Southeast in Elmore, Alabama, continues to expose workers to fire and explosion hazards
  • January 05 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2016 - 01/05/2016 - OSHA cites Latite Roofing for repeatedly exposing workers to fall hazards
2015
  • December 28 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2015 - 12/28/2015 - US Labor Department urges tornado recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • December 28 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2015 - 12/28/2015 - US Labor Department urges tornado recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • December 28 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2015 - 12/28/2015 - US Labor Department urges tornado recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • December 28 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2015 - 12/28/2015 - US Labor Department urges tornado recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • December 23 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2015 - 12/23/2015 - WKL Roofing exposes workers to falls, other serious safety hazards at job site in Port Orange, Florida
  • December 16 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2015 - 12/16/2015 - Worker's hand mutilated because his employer, Southern Fiber Inc., knowingly disregarded identified OSHA safety hazards
  • December 09 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2015 - 12/09/2015 - OSHA cites Vallencourt for exposing workers to cave-in hazards while installing water and sewer lines in Jacksonville
  • December 09 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2015 - 12/09/2015 - OSHA cites AWS Roofing for exposing workers to fall hazard
  • December 08 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2015 - 12/08/2015 - OSHA reaches settlement with Blue Rhino in 2013 propane explosion that severely injured 6 workers at Taveras, Florida, tank facility
  • November 23 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2015 - 11/23/2015 - JA Siding Construction Services in Georgia exposed workers to dangerous falls and other safety hazards
  • November 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 11/09/2015 - OSHA signing ceremony renews alliance with Georgia Youth
  • October 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 10/26/2015 - OSHA's regional emphasis program focuses on reducing illness and injury at Southeastern chicken processing facilities
  • October 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 10/20/2015 - Georgia lumber mill repeatedly exposes workers to falls, electrocution and other workplace safety hazards
  • October 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 10/14/2015 - Alabama lumber mill continues to expose workers to amputations, falls and other deadly workplace safety hazards
  • October 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 10/06/2015 - US Labor Department urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • October 06 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2015 - 10/06/2015 - US Labor Department urges storm recovery workers and public to be vigilant and aware of hazards during storm cleanup
  • October 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 10/05/2015 - Worker's hand injected with fluid during machine maintenance at Calhoun, Georgia, rubber mat manufacturer
  • October 05 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2015 - 10/05/2015 - Judge affirms OSHA citations against Alabama auto parts supplier following the amputation of a temporary worker's hand and fingers
  • September 28 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2015 - 09/28/2015 - Woman has 2 fingers amputated while operating mechanical power press for first time at Homerville, Georgia, manufacturing facility
  • September 17 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2015 - 09/17/2015 - OSHA cites US Postal Service in Greenville, SC for falls and other hazards
  • September 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 09/16/2015 - OSHA safety citations upheld for 'Midnight Rider' production company
  • September 14 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2015 - 09/14/2015 - Atlanta window and door manufacturer, staffing agencies cited for exposing nearly 90 workers to fire, amputations and other serious safety hazards
  • September 01 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2015 - 09/01/2015 - Mississippi sawmill exposes workers to unprotected machinery, combustible dust and other hazards

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