OSHA News Releases - Region 4
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2010
  • December 29 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 12/29/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites US Postal Service in Duluth, Ga., with repeat and serious safety violations, $80,000 in penalties
  • December 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 12/07/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Alabama-based Jamison Construction for cave-in hazards at Florida worksite
  • November 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 11/23/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA orders Columbia, SC, real estate company to reinstate whistleblower and pay more than $50,000 in back wages
  • November 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 11/17/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Macon, Ga., plating company more than $300,000 for exposing workers to hazardous chemicals
  • November 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 11/05/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA announces safety stand-down at Georgia construction sites on Tuesday, Nov. 9, to focus on struck-by hazards
  • November 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 11/05/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Alabama-based Amtec Corp. for safety violations after explosion kills 2 workers
  • October 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 10/22/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites AP Specialty Metals in Alpharetta, Ga., for multiple safety violations following employee death
  • October 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 10/08/2010 - Briggs & Stratton Corp. in McDonough, Ga., fined $78,000 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for violations following worker injury
  • October 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 10/08/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $90,000 fine against wood furniture manufacturer in Buena Vista, Ga., for failing to correct previous hazard
  • October 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 10/05/2010 - US Labor Department orders Fort Myers, Fla., trucking company to reinstate whistleblower and pay back wages, plus punitive damages of $125,000
  • September 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 09/28/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Atlanta paper recycler with $48,000 in proposed fines for failing to correct previous workplace hazards
  • September 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 09/27/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Flexible Foam Products in Miami with serious and repeat safety violations, proposes $72,000 in penalties
  • September 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 09/23/2010 - Monroe, Ga., grading and pipeline company cited $62,800 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to excavation hazards
  • September 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 09/22/2010 - Thomson, Ga., paper manufacturer cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for willful, serious safety violations following amputation of worker's fingers
  • September 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 09/17/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Cathcart Contracting Co. in Florida for exposing workers to cave-in hazards
  • September 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 09/17/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Batesville, Miss., picture frame manufacturer more than $228,000 for safety and health violations
  • September 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 09/14/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Lexington, Miss., manufacturer with 40 safety and health violations, $60,000 in proposed penalties
  • September 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 09/07/2010 - Russellville, Ala., Pilgrim Pride Corp. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 29 safety and health violations with $135,500 in penalties
  • September 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 09/03/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Alabama lumber company for violations following worker death
  • September 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 09/02/2010 - Cave-in hazards at Ariton, Ala., worksite lead to $287,500 in US Department of Labor OSHA fines for Wiregrass Construction Co.
  • September 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 09/01/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Alabama automotive parts manufacturer with $60,500 in penalties for 12 safety and health violations
  • August 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 08/26/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Asphalt Paving Specialists for willful and serious safety violations after injuring a worker
  • August 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 08/24/2010 - Gun range in Lauderdale Lakes, Fla., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for health violations with $62,000 in penalties
  • August 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 08/24/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Walter Coke Inc. of Birmingham, Ala., with repeat safety violations and $171,500 in penalties
  • August 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 08/09/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites AAR Summa Technology in Huntsville, Ala., with proposed penalties of $191,500 for 22 safety and health violations
  • August 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 08/04/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Jimmie Crowder Excavating and Land Clearing in Tallahassee, Fla., for endangering workers
  • August 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 08/02/2010 - Kirkhill Manufacturing of Athens, Ga., fined more than $125,000 by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety and health hazards
  • July 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 07/20/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Legion Industries in Waynesboro, Ga., for 43 safety and health violations
  • June 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 06/10/2010 - St. Petersburg, Fla., Scuba Clean Inc. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willful and serious violations carrying nearly $201,000 in penalties
  • May 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 05/24/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Miami, Fla., road construction company with willful safety violation, $63,000 in penalties
  • May 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 05/19/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites VT Halter Marine more than $1.3 million for willfully exposing workers to toxic vapors in a confined space 2 workers died and 2 received 3rd degree burns
  • May 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 05/18/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes nearly $136,000 in penalties against Sewon America Inc. for willful and serious safety violations
  • May 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 05/14/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites South Bay, Fla., sugar cane mill and refinery for exposing workers to amputation injuries
  • May 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 05/12/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA promotes free safety and health training expo for construction workers in South Florida
  • April 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 04/21/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $133,000 in penalties against Clarksville, Ga., manufacturer for 60 safety and health violations
  • April 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 04/19/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $63,000 in penalties against Hope Hull, Ala., manufacturer for willful and serious violations
  • April 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 04/07/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites contractor for willful and serious safety violations following trench fatality in Atlanta
  • March 29 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 03/29/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA offering employers free construction safety and health training on April 1 at Gulf State Fairgrounds in Mobile, Ala.
  • March 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 03/18/2010 - US Labor Department orders Tennessee Commerce Bank to reinstate whistleblower and pay more than $1 million in back wages and other relief
  • February 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 02/16/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA to hold stakeholder meetings in Atlanta on Feb. 17 to discuss combustible dust hazards
  • February 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 02/04/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $59,000 in penalties against C&W Industries for willful and serious safety and health violations
  • February 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 02/02/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA forming safety partnership with Skanska USA to focus on Westin Peachtree Plaza Window Replacement Project
  • January 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 01/28/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes $57,000 in penalties against Triangle Grading and Paving for trench safety violations at Fort Bragg, NC
  • January 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 01/27/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposing more than $135,000 in penalties against Atlanta stone countertop manufacturer for health hazards
  • January 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 01/26/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $217,500 in penalties against fire log manufacturer following employee being injured
  • January 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 01/25/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Mueller Industries subsidiaries in Fulton, Miss., for safety and health violations, proposing $683,000 in penalties
  • January 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 01/13/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Gordon, Ga., maintenance and repair railcar company with serious safety and health violations following fatality
  • January 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 01/13/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 3 companies for failing to protect workers' safety while constructing gas pipeline meter stations in Mississippi
  • January 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 01/08/2010 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Fort Lauderdale, Fla., shipping container company with repeat and serious safety violations
  • January 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 01/06/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA joins employers and workers in Alabama, Florida, Georgia and Tennessee for 'Electrical Safety Stand-Down' Jan. 11
  • January 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2010 - 01/05/2010 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes 41 safety and health violations against Georgia peanut processor in Sylvester and Blakely, Ga.
2009
  • December 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 12/23/2009 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Walt Disney World following monorail collision and issues recommendation letter following actor's death
  • December 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 12/10/2009 - US Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $266,000 in penalties against Tucker, Ga., manufacturer following worker amputations
  • November 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 11/24/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $128,000 in penalties against Macon, Ga., fiber cement manufacturer for safety and health failures
  • November 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 11/23/2009 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Decatur, Ga., wheel repair shop with failure-to-abate and repeat safety and health violations
  • November 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 11/20/2009 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Washington, Ga., manufacturer for serious safety and health violations following worker's partial amputation
  • November 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 11/03/2009 - US Labor Department's OSHA struck by accident 'safety stand down' to be held at construction sites throughout Georgia on Nov. 4
  • November 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 11/03/2009 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Miami companies with willful and serious safety violations after fatality at Bernuth Marine Terminal
  • November 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 11/03/2009 - OSHA supporting crane 'safety stand down' day organized by members of Florida Crane Safety Alliance
  • October 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 10/20/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Hoover, Ala., construction company with repeat and serious safety violations, $146,000 in penalties
  • October 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 10/07/2009 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los Estados Unidos propone multas por más de $230,000 para Los Amigos Tortilla Manufacturing Co. de Atlanta
  • October 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 10/07/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $230,000 in penalties against Los Amigos Tortilla Manufacturing Co. in Atlanta
  • October 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 10/05/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $360,000 in fines against railcar repair facility in Brewton, Ala., for safety and health violations
  • September 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 09/18/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Stone Mountain, Ga., manufacturer with 44 safety and health violations
  • September 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 09/09/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $90,000 in penalties against Griffin Industries rendering plant in Starke, Fla.
  • September 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 09/02/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ball Ground, Ga., poultry additive manufacturer with failure-to-abate, repeat and serious safety violations
  • August 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 08/20/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $576,000 in penalties against Sims Bark and Sims Stone for 142 safety and health violations
  • August 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 08/13/2009 - La Administración de Salud y Seguridad Ocupacional (OSHA) del Departamento del Trabajo de EE.UU., propone casi $380,000 en multas contra la procesadora avícola de Gainesville, Georgia, por serias infracciones intencionales
  • August 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 08/13/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes nearly $380,000 in penalties against Gainesville, Ga., poultry processor for willful and serious violations
  • August 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 08/03/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites International Paper's Augusta, Ga., plant for serious safety and health violations following fatality
  • July 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 07/20/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $136,000 against water and sewer contractor for safety violations at Cobb County, Ga., trench site
  • July 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 07/16/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Madison, Ala., construction company for willful and serious safety violations following Warner Robins, Ga., fatality
  • July 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 07/09/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $145,000 in penalties against Georgia fabrication company for endangering workers
  • July 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 07/06/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $189,000 in penalties against Montgomery, Ala., pallet manufacturer for safety and health violations
  • June 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 06/18/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA focuses on combustible dust hazards at Alabama companies
  • June 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 06/18/2009 - U. S. Department of Labor's OSHA focuses on combustible dust hazards at Mississippi companies
  • June 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 06/18/2009 - U. S. Department of Labor's OSHA focuses on combustible dust hazards at Georgia companies
  • June 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 06/18/2009 - U. S. Department of Labor's OSHA focuses on combustible dust hazards at Florida companies
  • June 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 06/09/2009 - OSHA, Indian River State College offer youth job safety training
  • June 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 06/09/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $105,000 in penalties against Orlando manufacturer for workplace safety and health violations
  • June 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 06/09/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Huntsville, Ala., manufacturer for safety violations and $74,000 in penalties following fatality
  • June 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 06/03/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes $52,500 in penalties against Atlas Roofing Corp.'s Hampton, Ga., manufacturing plant
  • May 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 05/26/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA forms alliance to reduce injuries and illnesses in maritime industry
  • May 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 05/15/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA fines 2 contractors $175,000 in penalties following construction collapse and injuries at building site in Meridian, Miss.
  • April 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 04/22/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites south central Alabama construction contractor with willful and serious trench safety violations
  • April 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 04/16/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Gainesville, Ga., poultry processor with 22 workplace safety and health violations
  • April 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 04/15/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA to kick off youth job safety campaign April 16 at CEFGA CareerExpo in College Park, Ga.
  • April 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 04/07/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA to provide free safety and health training to employers during safety conference
  • March 31 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 03/31/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA issues citations against contractor following trench collapse fatality in Horn Lake, Miss.
  • March 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 03/26/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites contractor for safety violations following fatality at Mississippi Power's Plant Daniel
  • March 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 03/25/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA providing free safety and health training to employers during central Alabama construction conference
  • March 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 03/20/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Vidalia, Ga., contractor with trenching safety violations and proposes more than $120,000 in penalties
  • March 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 03/11/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Thomson, Ga., automotive parts supplier, H P Pelzer, with $135,000 in proposed penalties
  • March 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 03/11/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites Pompano Beach, Fla., roofing contractor with 9 safety citations following Broward County roofing fatality
  • March 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 03/11/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites South Bay's Florida Crystals Corp. with 15 safety violations and proposes $66,500 in penalties
  • March 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 03/09/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA cites contractor for willful and serious safety violations following Tallahassee, Fla., area trench fatality
  • March 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 03/09/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $293,000 in penalties against Phenix Lumber Co. for safety and health violations
  • March 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 03/04/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA joining forces with Florida health care providers and professional associations to focus on workplace violence
  • February 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 02/24/2009 - U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $192,000 in penalties after inspecting NTN-Bower's Hamilton, Ala., plant
  • February 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2009 - 02/03/2009 - U.S. Labor Department's OSHA proposes $108,000 in penalties against Marietta, Ga., construction company for trench safety violations

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