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2011
  • 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 Laborís 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
  • 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 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 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

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