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2015
  • 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 Brief] - 2015 - 08/27/2015 - South Florida's Latite Roofing continues to expose workers to dangerous falls
  • August 25 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2015 - 08/25/2015 - Atlanta's American Air Filter Co. continues to expose workers to serious safety hazards
  • August 24 [Region 4 News Brief] - 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 Brief] - 2015 - 08/12/2015 - OSHA report: Inzi Controls Inc., continues to expose workers to amputation hazards
  • August 06 [Region 4 News Brief] - 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 Brief] - 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 Brief] - 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 Brief] - 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 28 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2015 - 07/28/2015 - Georgia metal fabrication installer fails to protect workers from dangerous falls
  • July 27 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2015 - 07/27/2015 - OSHA finds Shoreline Foundation Inc. exposes workers to drowning, fall and impalement hazards
  • July 22 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2015 - 07/22/2015 - LaGrange, Georgia agricultural equipment manufacturer exposes workers to deadly safety hazards
  • July 16 [Region 4 News Brief] - 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 Brief] - 2015 - 07/13/2015 - Employees injured by violent clients at Birmingham, Alabama, social services center
  • July 13 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2015 - 07/13/2015 - Refrigeration company puts temporary and permanent workers at risk of ammonia exposure due to poor maintenance of coolant systems
  • July 06 [Region 4 News Brief] - 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 Brief] - 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 Brief] - 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 Brief] - 2015 - 06/10/2015 - Contender Boats continues to expose workers to fall, amputations and electrical hazards
  • June 04 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2015 - 06/04/2015 - Shoreline Foundation exposes workers to drowning and other hazards
  • June 03 [Region 4 News Brief] - 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 Brief] - 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 Brief] - 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 Brief] - 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 Brief] - 2015 - 05/13/2015 - OSHA finds that Fort Jackson contractor allowed employees to work in an unprotected trench
  • May 06 [Region 4 News Brief] - 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 - Workers found on unsafe scaffolding at fast food restaurant in Lilburn, Georgia
  • May 05 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2015 - 05/05/2015 - Sabel Steel Service Inc. exposes workers to unsafe levels of lead, fall and electrical shock hazards
  • May 04 [Region 4 News Brief] - 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 Brief] - 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 Brief] - 2015 - 04/16/2015 - Johnson Controls Battery Group again fails to monitor workers for lead exposure, faces OSHA penalties of $61K
  • April 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 04/09/2015 - Wood crate manufacturer fails to protect workers properly from excessive noise, hand injuries, dust hazards and other risks
  • April 07 [Region 4 News Brief] - 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 Brief] - 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 Brief] - 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 - Jacksonville, Florida, roofing contractor ignores fact that fall protection can be the difference between life and death
  • March 27 [Region 4 News Brief] - 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 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 - Safety Stand-Down puts the brakes on injuries at Georgia road sites
  • March 18 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2015 - 03/18/2015 - OSHA cites Georgia wood products manufacturer for exposing workers to fire, amputation and unprotected equipment hazards
  • March 16 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2015 - 03/16/2015 - OSHA cites Nova Southeastern University for exposing faculty to high levels of formaldehyde
  • March 16 [Region 4 News Brief] - 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 Brief] - 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 Brief] - 2015 - 02/19/2015 - Alabama aluminum foil manufacturer endangers workers; OSHA cites company for 25 serious safety and health hazards
  • February 19 [Region 4 News Brief] - 2015 - 02/19/2015 - Jacksonville, Florida-based roofing company continues to expose workers to dangerous falls; OSHA proposes nearly $80K in penalties
  • 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 Brief] - 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 - OSHA finds welders unaware of toxic, explosive fumes when blast kills temporary worker, critically injures another
  • January 26 [Region 4 News Brief] - 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 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 - Florida State University construction fatality results in citations and fines for 4 Tallahassee, Florida, construction companies
  • January 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/07/2015 - Workers death at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, leads to willful and serious violations for Tekton Construction Co.
  • 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 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2015 - 01/06/2015 - Temporary worker suffers permanent disability after packaging machine crushes him
  • 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
  • December 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 12/10/2014 - Ric-Man International cited for willful violation in worker fatality at City of Weston, Florida, construction site
  • December 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 12/02/2014 - Guyoung Tech USA cited for serious safety and health violations
  • November 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 11/19/2014 - Nissin Brake Georgia Inc. cited for serious safety violations
  • November 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 11/19/2014 - Mobile, Alabama-based shipbuilder cited for serious safety and health violations
  • November 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 11/18/2014 - Dollar General in Brooklyn, Mississippi, cited for repeat safety hazards; more than $51K in fines proposed
  • November 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 11/17/2014 - Hartwell, Georgia-based Tenneco Automotive Operating Co. placed in OSHA's Severe Violator Enforcement Program for repeat violations
  • November 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 11/04/2014 - Southern Wood Works of Freeport, Florida, cited for exposing workers to safety hazards; more than $70K in penalties proposed
  • October 29 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 10/29/2014 - Alabama's Wayne Farms poultry plant cited for exposing workers to musculoskeletal, other repeat, serious safety and health hazards
  • October 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 10/23/2014 - Jacksonville, Florida-based ShayCore Enterprises cited by OSHA following worker being injured
  • October 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 10/21/2014 - Mableton, Georgia, trucking company cited for repeat and serious safety and health violations
  • October 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 10/16/2014 - Advanced Tree Service in Newberry, Florida, cited for willful and serious safety violations following worker fatality
  • October 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 10/16/2014 - Chris Sawdo Construction cited by OSHA for failing to protect workers from fall hazards while performing residential construction
  • October 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 10/14/2014 - Fulton, Mississippi, lumber mill cited for willful and serious safety violations following worker fatality
  • October 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 10/07/2014 - Florida-based GP Roofing and Construction and Archer Exteriors cited for exposing workers to falls and other hazards
  • September 30 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 09/30/2014 - Jasper Contractors in Jacksonville, Florida, cited for exposing workers to falls and other hazards; $162K in penalties proposed
  • September 29 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 09/29/2014 - Plaid Enterprises in Decatur, Georgia, cited for exposing permanent and temporary workers to amputation, electrical and other safety hazards
  • September 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 09/23/2014 - Midville, Georgia, steel distributor cited for exposing workers to repeat and serious workplace safety hazards
  • September 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 09/23/2014 - Prattville, Alabama, Fras-le North America cited for repeat and serious safety and health violations following OSHA inspection
  • September 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 09/22/2014 - Employee injured while working at Oconee Fall Line Technical College; Georgia electrical contractor cited for safety violations
  • September 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 09/11/2014 - Brundidge, Alabama, condiment producer fails to correct previously identified workplace hazards; nearly $235K in penalties proposed
  • September 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 09/09/2014 - Alabama metal manufacturer cited by OSHA for exposing workers to amputations, falls and other workplace safety hazards
  • September 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 09/09/2014 - Alabama metal manufacturer cited by OSHA for exposing workers to amputations, falls and other workplace safety hazards
  • September 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 09/03/2014 - Georgia parts manufacturer fails to correct previously identified workplace hazards; more than $92K in penalties proposed
  • August 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 08/25/2014 - Pritchard, Alabama, lumber producer cited for exposing workers to fall and amputation hazards
  • August 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 08/21/2014 - 2 workers injured following explosion at Indianhead Biomass Services; willful and serious safety violations cited
  • August 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 08/20/2014 - OSHA cites Gonzalez Stucco and Stone for serious safety hazards; more than $54,000 in fines proposed
  • August 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 08/19/2014 - OSHA settles whistleblower complaint against Gaines Motor Lines Inc.
  • August 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 08/14/2014 - Production company for "Midnight Rider" film cited for willful and serious safety violations following worker fatality and injuries
  • August 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 08/07/2014 - Rust-Oleum Corp. cited for exposing permanent and temporary workers to silica dust, amputation and electrical hazards following OSHA inspection

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