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2012
  • 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 - 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 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 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
  • September 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 09/26/2011 - Dixon Ticonderoga plant in Macon, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 23 safety and health violations; $64,000 proposed in fines
  • September 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 09/21/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Georgia wooden pallet manufacturer for 18 safety and health violations, proposes nearly $88,000 in penalties
  • September 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 09/13/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 3 contractors at US Marine Corps Logistic Base in Albany, Ga., for crane and trenching violations
  • September 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 09/08/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Florida manufacturers and distributors of hair products containing formaldehyde for health violations
  • September 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 09/01/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Florida tree care company for safety violations following worker injury in Gainesville; penalties exceed $153,000
  • August 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 08/28/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA and North Carolina's OSH urge recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Hurricane Irene cleanup
  • August 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 08/23/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Georgia plastic manufacturer for 11 safety violations, proposes more than $51,000 in penalties
  • August 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 08/17/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama manufacturer for combustible dust and other hazards; proposes nearly $55,000 in fines
  • August 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 08/12/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA to sponsor 2 heat illness prevention training events in August for Florida construction companies and workers
  • August 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 08/12/2011 - OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE. UU. patrocinará dos eventos de capacitación en agosto, para empresas y trabajadores de la construcción en Florida, sobre la prevención de insolaciones
  • August 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 08/10/2011 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. interviene para retirar al personal de una zanja peligrosa en Auburn, Alabama; cita a la compañía de Arizona por poner en peligro a los trabajadores
  • August 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 08/10/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA intervenes to remove workers from hazardous trench in Auburn, Ala.; cites Arizona company for endangering workers
  • August 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 08/09/2011 - US Department of Labor cites Georgia coffee and tea manufacturer for combustible dust, other hazards; proposes more than $46,000 in fines
  • August 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 08/09/2011 - Norfolk Southern Railway Co. ordered by US Labor Department's OSHA to pay more than $122,000 for violating Federal Railroad Safety Act
  • August 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 08/04/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA issues notices for 37 safety and health violations to US Army's Fort Bragg in North Carolina
  • August 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 08/04/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites contractor for willful and serious violations following trench collapse and fatality in Cumming, Ga.
  • August 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 08/03/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama industrial fan fabricator for 21 safety violations; proposes nearly $45,000 in penalties
  • August 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 08/02/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Birmingham, Ala., vinyl and plastic manufacturer for safety violations; proposes more than $56,000 in penalties
  • August 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 08/01/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA to sponsor heat illness prevention training for construction workers during Georgia safety 'stand-down' on Aug. 3
  • August 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 08/01/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Georgia-based contractor for health and safety violations following employee death due to chemical overexposure
  • July 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 07/28/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Decatur, Ga., bakery for unguarded machinery, other violations after worker suffers finger laceration
  • July 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 07/27/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 2 companies at Hamilton, Ala., plant; proposes more than $112,000 in fines
  • July 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 07/26/2011 - Alabama recycler cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for failure-to-abate, repeat and serious safety violations; more than $60,000 in fines proposed
  • July 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 07/20/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Winter Garden, Fla., utility contractor with second repeat violation, proposes $70,000 penalty
  • July 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 07/14/2011 - Pilgrim's Pride in Enterprise, Ala., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for combustible dust and other hazards; nearly $86,000 in fines proposed
  • July 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 07/13/2011 - Longwood, Fla., tree removal company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willful and serious safety violations following crane incident
  • July 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 07/13/2011 - Walgreens store in Georgia cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat and serious safety violations; $104,500 in fines proposed
  • July 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 07/11/2011 - Georgia school bus manufacturer agrees to pay employee more than $176,000 to settle whistleblower case brought by US Department of Labor
  • July 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 07/05/2011 - Mississippi's Howard Industries cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety violations following fatal worker electrocution
  • June 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/28/2011 - Lumber company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety and health violations following fatal electrocution at Mississippi sawmill
  • June 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/28/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama lumber mill with willful and serious safety and health violations following worker fatality
  • June 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/21/2011 - Mississippi recycling company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willful and serious violations following worker's double amputation
  • June 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/21/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Fort Lauderdale, Fla., manufacturer with willful, serious safety violations following workplace amputation incident
  • June 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/20/2011 - Atlanta manufacturer of products for hospitality and travel industries cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety and health violations
  • June 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/20/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Englander mattress manufacturer in Rome, Ga., with serious safety violations; proposes nearly $46,000 in penalties
  • June 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/20/2011 - Georgia roofing company cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to fall, struck-by hazards at work sites in Georgia and Florida
  • June 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/16/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA conducting inspections focused on powered industrial truck hazards in Mississippi
  • June 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/16/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA conducting inspections focused on powered industrial truck hazards in Georgia
  • June 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/16/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA conducting inspections focused on powered industrial truck hazards in Alabama
  • June 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/16/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA conducting inspections focused on powered industrial truck hazards in Florida
  • June 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/15/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA sues South Carolina real estate management company to obtain reinstatement and compensation for whistleblower
  • June 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/14/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cooper Tire and Rubber, 2 contractors in Tupelo, Miss., for combustible dust and other hazards
  • June 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/13/2011 - Mississippi poultry company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety and health violations following worker fatality
  • June 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/06/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Alabama lumber company with 24 safety and record keeping violations; proposes nearly $160,000 in penalties
  • June 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 06/06/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama auto parts manufacturer for willful, repeat violations; proposes more than $179,000 in fines
  • May 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 05/25/2011 - Largo, Fla., excavation company cited for safety violations following 2 worker injuries, fined nearly $54,000
  • May 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 05/19/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Georgia trenching company for willful, repeat and serious safety violations; proposes $94,050 in fines
  • May 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 05/18/2011 - US Department of Labor cites Dalton, Ga., carpet graphics company with 13 safety and health violations, proposes penalties of $45,000
  • May 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 05/16/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites US Postal Service facility in West Palm Beach, Fla., with 8 safety violations, more than $164,000 in fines
  • May 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 05/16/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Huntsville, Ala., cabinet maker for exposing workers to safety and health hazards, including combustible dust
  • May 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 05/12/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Talladega, Ala., metal fabricator for safety and health violations; penalties total more than $48,000
  • May 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 05/10/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Alabama masonry contractor for safety and health violations, proposes more than $47,000 in fines
  • May 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 05/10/2011 - Minnesota-based Best Buy cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety violations following worker injury at store in Duluth, Ga.
  • May 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 05/10/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Alpharetta, Ga., sign manufacturer for workplace hazards, proposes $89,000 in fines

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