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2011
  • 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 - 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 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 - Atlanta manufacturer of products for hospitality and travel industries cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety and health violations
  • 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 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 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 Alabama
  • 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 Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama auto parts manufacturer for willful, repeat violations; proposes more than $179,000 in fines
  • 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
  • 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
  • May 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 05/09/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama canopy company for exposing workers to fall hazards; proposes more than $200,000 in fines
  • May 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 05/02/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Georgia masonry company with 13 safety violations, proposes $51,300 in penalties
  • April 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 04/28/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA urges recovery workers and public in the South to guard themselves against hazards during tornado and storm cleanup
  • April 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 04/26/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Webb-Stiles of Alabama for repeat, serious safety and health violations; proposes more than $69,000 in fines
  • April 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 04/26/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites utility contractor following trench wall collapse in Valdosta, Ga.
  • April 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 04/25/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Georgia sheet metal fabricator with 42 safety and health violations following fatality
  • April 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 04/25/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA conducting inspections of outpatient care centers in Georgia to reduce needlestick hazards
  • April 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 04/25/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA conducting inspections of outpatient care centers in Mississippi to reduce needlestick hazards
  • April 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 04/25/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA conducting inspections of outpatient care centers in Florida to reduce needlestick hazards
  • April 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 04/25/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA conducting inspections of outpatient care centers in Alabama to reduce needlestick hazards
  • April 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 04/19/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Adel, Ga.-based Aluminum Finishing with safety violations, proposes nearly $126,000 in fines
  • April 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 04/19/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Stone Mountain, Ga., beauty manufacturer with serious violations, proposes more than $45,000 in penalties
  • April 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 04/19/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites cleaning products manufacturer for safety and health violations at Lawrenceville, Ga., plant
  • April 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 04/12/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites 3 subsidiary companies of Doraville, Ga.-based Jinny Corp. for safety violations, proposes $71,000 in penalties
  • April 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 04/06/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites steel building manufacturer in Georgia with 21 safety and health violations, proposes more than $85,000 in penalties
  • April 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 04/04/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Mississippi propane tank manufacturer for 19 safety violations following fatality
  • March 31 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 03/31/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Alabama contractor $115,000 for trenching and other violations
  • March 29 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 03/29/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama utility installation company for exposing workers to cave-in hazard, proposes nearly $47,000 in fines
  • March 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 03/24/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites US Postal Service in Nashville, Tenn., with $50,000 fine for repeat safety hazard
  • March 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 03/23/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 2 construction companies for willful and serious safety violations following worker fall injury
  • March 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 03/22/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA to provide free construction safety and health training March 24 at Hyundai Training Center in Montgomery, Ala.
  • March 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 03/21/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Waycross, Ga., manufacturer more than $95,000 for safety and health violations
  • March 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 03/21/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Pelham, Ala., wood manufacturer with 17 safety violations for exposing workers to a variety of hazards
  • March 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 03/15/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA to support Construction Education Foundation of Georgia Career Expo March 17 and 18 in College Park, Ga.
  • March 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 03/15/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Naples, Fla., roofing contractor with 14 safety violations, nearly $61,000 in penalties
  • March 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 03/14/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Georgia contractor with willful, serious trenching and excavation violations
  • March 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 03/14/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Jacksonville, Fla., metal recycler with safety and health violations after 2 workers suffer amputations
  • March 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 03/10/2011 - Imperial Aluminum facility in Scottsboro, Ala., cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 20 safety violations carrying $76,500 in penalties
  • March 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 03/10/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Dothan, Ala., contractor for safety violations following worker's death at Enterprise, Ala., construction site
  • March 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 03/08/2011 - US Department of Labor’s OSHA cites Lavonia, Ga., cotton manufacturer for 16 serious safety and health violations following fatality
  • March 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 03/01/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Theodore, Ala.-based Millard Refrigerated Services for serious safety and health violations
  • February 24 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 02/24/2011 - US Labor Department orders Memphis, Tenn., company to reinstate whistleblower, pay more than $111,000 in back wages, interest and damages
  • February 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 02/22/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Conyers, Ga., construction company $42,000 for exposing workers to cave-in hazards
  • February 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 02/22/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA fines Mississippi furniture manufacturer $66,000 in penalties for repeat and serious safety violations
  • February 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 02/22/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Albertville, Ala., fabrication company more than $71,000 in penalties for endangering workers
  • February 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 02/17/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Mississippi sawmill with $67,800 in penalties for willful and serious safety violations
  • February 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 02/17/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Prologix Distribution Services in Doral, Fla., following incident in which worker's arm was amputated
  • February 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 02/17/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites St. Augustine, Fla., contractor following Hollywood, Fla., scaffolding collapse inside water tank
  • February 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 02/14/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites 2 Tuscumbia, Ala., companies for 40 safety and health violations with $121,800 in penalties
  • February 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 02/09/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites US Postal Service in Nashville, Tenn., with $70,000 fine for safety hazard
  • February 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 02/08/2011 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites south Georgia manufacturer with 46 serious safety and health violations
  • January 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 01/27/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA fines Meridian, Miss., textile company more than $46,000 for safety and health hazards
  • January 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 01/25/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA proposes more than $79,000 in penalties against Newnan, Ga., transmission repair shop for safety and health violations
  • January 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 01/20/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Miami business for deliberately failing to protect employees from lead exposure
  • January 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 01/13/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites South Florida stucco contractor with serious and repeat safety violations, proposes penalties of more than $41,200
  • January 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 01/12/2011 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de los EE. UU. recuerda a los empleadores de Georgia los peligros asociados con la limpieza de nieve y hielo, e insiste en las correctas medidas de seguridad para los trabajadores
  • January 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2011 - 01/12/2011 - US Labor Department's OSHA reminds Georgia employers of hazards associated with ice and snow cleanup, urges proper worker safeguards
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

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