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2016
  • January 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 2016 - 01/19/2016 - OSHA cites Mississippi plastic manufacturer after severe worker injuries
  • January 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 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 Release] - 2016 - 01/11/2016 - Amtech Southeast in Elmore, Alabama, continues to expose workers to fire and explosion hazards
  • January 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2016 - 01/05/2016 - OSHA cites Latite Roofing for repeatedly exposing workers to fall hazards
2015
  • December 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 2015 - 12/09/2015 - OSHA cites AWS Roofing for exposing workers to fall hazard
  • December 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 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 Release] - 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 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 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 10/05/2015 - Judge affirms OSHA citations against Alabama auto parts supplier following the amputation of a temporary worker's hand and fingers
  • 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
  • September 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 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 Release] - 2015 - 09/01/2015 - Mississippi sawmill exposes workers to unprotected machinery, combustible dust and other hazards
  • August 31 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 08/31/2015 - 2 workers suffer amputations in separate incidents, less than 2 weeks apart, due to Oakwood, Georgia, plastic manufacturer's safety failures
  • August 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 08/27/2015 - South Florida's Latite Roofing continues to expose workers to dangerous falls
  • August 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 08/25/2015 - Atlanta's American Air Filter Co. continues to expose workers to serious safety hazards
  • August 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 08/24/2015 - Alabama roofing contractor sentenced for making false statements to OSHA inspectors following an incident that seriously injured 3 workers
  • August 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 08/12/2015 - OSHA report: Inzi Controls Inc., continues to expose workers to amputation hazards
  • August 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 08/06/2015 - Specialty fabric manufacturer, Twitchell Products LLC, cited a second time for exposing employees to amputations, burns and falls
  • August 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 08/05/2015 - The Atlanta Journal Constitution cited for repeatedly exposing workers to amputation, electrocution and other workplace hazards
  • August 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 08/04/2015 - Florida pallet recycling company exposes temporary and full-time workers to deadly safety hazards following OSHA inspection
  • July 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/28/2015 - Georgia metal fabrication installer fails to protect workers from dangerous falls
  • July 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/28/2015 - For the third time in a year, Jasper Contractors in Jacksonville, Florida, is cited for exposing workers to dangerous falls and other safety hazards
  • July 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/27/2015 - OSHA finds Shoreline Foundation Inc. exposes workers to drowning, fall and impalement hazards
  • July 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/22/2015 - LaGrange, Georgia agricultural equipment manufacturer exposes workers to deadly safety hazards
  • July 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/16/2015 - Transformers Construction and Buildtronix in Jacksonville, Florida, continues to put employees at risk of dangerous falls and eye protection hazards
  • July 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/13/2015 - Refrigeration company puts temporary and permanent workers at risk of ammonia exposure due to poor maintenance of coolant systems
  • July 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/13/2015 - Employees injured by violent clients at Birmingham, Alabama, social services center
  • July 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/06/2015 - OSHA finds Alabama plastic manufacturer exposes workers to amputation, fall and electrical hazards
  • July 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 07/01/2015 - Judge affirms OSHA findings in 2012 death of health care coordinator killed by mentally ill client with violent criminal history
  • June 30 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 06/30/2015 - Storage system manufacturer's safety failures cause 2 workers to suffer amputations in 2 incidents in three months
  • June 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 06/24/2015 - GP Roofing & Construction LLC, management held in contempt of court for failing to comply with OSHA safety standards
  • June 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 06/15/2015 - OSHA finds plastic recycler, Cycle Tex Inc., continues to expose workers to fall and amputation hazards
  • June 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 06/10/2015 - Contender Boats continues to expose workers to fall, amputations and electrical hazards
  • June 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 06/04/2015 - Shoreline Foundation exposes workers to drowning and other hazards
  • June 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 06/03/2015 - Detyens Shipyards Inc. cited by OSHA for exposing employees to workplace safety hazards; more than $100K in penalties proposed
  • May 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 05/27/2015 - Machine guards may have prevented arm amputation suffered by worker at Cordele, Georgia, sawmill
  • May 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 05/26/2015 - OSHA cites Atlanta-area commercial lamination company for 18 serious safety and health violations; nearly $80K in penalties proposed
  • May 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 05/21/2015 - Roofing contractor's willful disregard of fall prevention standards leads to death of worker who fell through skylight
  • May 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 05/20/2015 - Miami, Florida, metal recycler exposes workers to electrocution, amputations and lead hazards; nearly $60K in penalties proposed
  • May 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 05/19/2015 - Unadilla, Georgia, recycling center exposes workers to falls, fire and amputation hazards
  • May 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 05/18/2015 - Safety inspection finds 9 contractors at Doral, Florida, luxury construction site ignore dangerous falls and other hazards, put workers at risk
  • May 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 05/13/2015 - OSHA finds that Fort Jackson contractor allowed employees to work in an unprotected trench
  • May 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 05/06/2015 - DHC Contracting knowingly put workers at risk of trench collapse hazards at Guyton, Georgia work site
  • May 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 05/05/2015 - Sabel Steel Service Inc. exposes workers to unsafe levels of lead, fall and electrical shock hazards
  • May 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 05/05/2015 - Workers found on unsafe scaffolding at fast food restaurant in Lilburn, Georgia
  • May 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 05/04/2015 - Mississippi's Suburban Plastics fails to correct workplace hazards following OSHA inspection
  • April 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 04/22/2015 - Worker suffers broken wrist and lacerations while performing machine maintenance work at Atlanta's American Air Filter Co.
  • April 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 04/22/2015 - Dupont Yard Inc. continues its history of exposing workers to hazardous workplace conditions at its Homerville, Georgia facility
  • April 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 04/20/2015 - Ocean Springs, Mississippi, contractor willfully ignores fall protection standards that lead to worker's death
  • April 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 04/17/2015 - Worker electrocuted because his employer, Duke Energy Florida Inc., did not ensure safety procedures were followed
  • April 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 04/17/2015 - Worker electrocuted because his employer, Duke Energy Florida Inc., did not ensure safety procedures were followed
  • April 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 04/16/2015 - Johnson Controls Battery Group again fails to monitor workers for lead exposure, faces OSHA penalties of $61K
  • April 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 04/07/2015 - OSHA cites Global Construction and Engineering Inc. for exposing workers to safety hazards at Center Point, Alabama work site
  • April 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 04/06/2015 - Safety Stand-Down events seek to raise awareness, reduce injuries and fatalities suffered by landscaping workers in the Southeast
  • April 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 04/02/2015 - OSHA cites South Carolina contractor for exposing workers to cave-in and struck-by hazards at work site in Pooler, Georgia
  • March 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/27/2015 - Florida-based contractor exposes its workers to 200-foot falls and silica dust at two work sites; OSHA cites company for serious safety and health hazards
  • March 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/27/2015 - Jacksonville, Florida, roofing contractor ignores fact that fall protection can be the difference between life and death
  • March 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/24/2015 - US Steel Corp.'s safety shortcuts lead to fatal explosion
  • March 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/23/2015 - Dollar General store allows blocked and locked exits, fire and other hazards, faces more than $83K in fines for repeated safety violations
  • March 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/18/2015 - OSHA cites Georgia wood products manufacturer for exposing workers to fire, amputation and unprotected equipment hazards
  • March 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/18/2015 - Safety Stand-Down puts the brakes on injuries at Georgia road sites
  • March 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/16/2015 - OSHA cites Nova Southeastern University for exposing faculty to high levels of formaldehyde
  • March 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/16/2015 - OSHA cites Bruegger's Bagels after three workers hospitalized for overexposure to carbon monoxide
  • March 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/05/2015 - Jasper Contractors continues to put roofing workers' lives in jeopardy
  • March 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/05/2015 - Trench collapse buries and kills local day laborer
  • March 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/03/2015 - Untrained worker suffers fatal electrocution at H.M. Richards Inc.
  • March 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 03/03/2015 - Auburn, Alabama contractor exposes workers to cave-in hazards; fails to use safety measures to prevent excavation collapse
  • February 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 02/19/2015 - Jacksonville, Florida-based roofing company continues to expose workers to dangerous falls; OSHA proposes nearly $80K in penalties
  • February 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 02/19/2015 - Alabama aluminum foil manufacturer endangers workers; OSHA cites company for 25 serious safety and health hazards
  • February 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 02/03/2015 - Auto parts manufacturer and temp agency expose workers to electrocution, serious falls and other hazards
  • February 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 02/02/2015 - Georgia automotive parts producer fails to protect employees from workplace safety hazards
  • January 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/27/2015 - OSHA investigation finds management ignores hazards after worker falls into acid-filled tank at Pell City, Alabama, auto parts manufacturer
  • January 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/26/2015 - Florida-based bridge coating company exposes workers to unsafe levels of lead; OSHA cites company for serious safety and health hazards
  • January 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/26/2015 - OSHA finds welders unaware of toxic, explosive fumes when blast kills temporary worker, critically injures another
  • January 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/21/2015 - Miami freezer manufacturer exposes employees to serious electrical, machine and chemical hazards
  • January 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/07/2015 - Worker’s death at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, leads to willful and serious violations for Tekton Construction Co.
  • January 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/07/2015 - Florida State University construction fatality results in citations and fines for 4 Tallahassee, Florida, construction companies
  • January 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/06/2015 - Temporary worker suffers permanent disability after packaging machine crushes him
  • January 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/06/2015 - OSHA cites MFG Chemical Inc. for repeated safety hazards after 2 workers injured, 1 fatally
  • January 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/05/2015 - OSHA cites auto parts supplier for exposing workers to amputation, electrical and struck-by hazards
2014
  • December 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 12/18/2014 - M. Durrance Construction of Jacksonville, Florida, cited for willfully exposing workers to dangerous falls
  • December 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 12/11/2014 - Vallencourt Construction of Middleburg, Florida, cited for willful, serious safety hazards; $169K in fines proposed

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