OSHA News Releases - Region 4
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2014
  • April 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 04/15/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA forms alliance with Georgia organizations to reduce worker exposure to silica in the construction industry
  • April 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 04/14/2014 - L and L Lumber Co. cited for serious safety and health violations following inspection by US Department of Labors OSHA
  • April 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 04/02/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces safety stand-down at Georgia highway work zone sites April 7-11, 2014
  • March 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 03/27/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA forms alliance with Concerned Beauty Professionals to reduce chemical hazards in the beauty industry
  • March 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 03/25/2014 - Atlantic Coast Asphalt in Jacksonville, Fla., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA following worker being trapped in hot liquid asphalt
  • March 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 03/17/2014 - Following worker fatality, Georgia-based Smiley Plaster Co. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to fall hazards
  • March 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 03/12/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Schwan's, staffing agency and service company for serious health and safety violations; $264,360 in fines
  • March 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 03/05/2014 - Coastal Building Systems of Amelia Inc. cited for repeat fall hazards by US Department of Labor's OSHA
  • February 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/27/2014 - The GEO Group must address workplace violence hazards as a result of corporate-wide settlement with US Department of Labor
  • February 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/27/2014 - Nichiha USA Inc. of Georgia cited for safety violations and nearly $140,000 in proposed penalties by the US Labor Department's OSHA
  • February 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/19/2014 - Combustible dust, amputation and other hazards at lumber manufacturer in Homerville, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA
  • February 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/13/2014 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Dudley Lumber Co. for serious safety violations; nearly $107,000 in proposed penalties
  • February 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/13/2014 - Amtech Southeast Inc. in Elmore, Ala., cited for 15 safety and health violations following inspection by US Department of Labor's OSHA
  • February 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/13/2014 - Florida manufacturer cited for willful violations following fatality
  • February 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/05/2014 - Lucas Marine Acquisition Co. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA following worker fatality at City of Fort Pierce Marina
  • February 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 02/03/2014 - Automotive manufacturer in Thomson, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for amputation and laceration hazards
  • January 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 01/28/2014 - The Roof Authority of Fort Pierce, Fla., cited for exposing workers to fall and struck-by hazards following inspection by US Department of Labor's OSHA
  • January 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 01/23/2014 - Teen Challenge of Florida cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for 25 safety and health violations; more than $228,000 in fines proposed
  • January 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2014 - 01/23/2014 - Air filter manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat, serious safety violations; more than $64,000 in fines proposed
2013
  • December 30 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/30/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites FCC Environmental LLC in Georgia for exposing workers to lead and other hazards
  • December 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/19/2013 - Barrette Outdoor Living cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for serious safety and health violations; more than $66,000 in fines proposed
  • December 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/19/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Jones Utility and Contracting Co. for exposing workers to trenching hazards; proposes more than $68,000 in fines
  • December 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/19/2013 - Thompson Building Wrecking Co. in Augusta, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to asbestos, hazards
  • December 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/17/2013 - Joe Newman Drywall in Phenix City, Ala., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat, serious violations; more than $66,000 in proposed fines
  • December 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/16/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Tim Graboski Roofing of Delray Beach, Fla., for willful and serious violations following worker fatality
  • December 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/16/2013 - Ole Mexican Foods cited for more than $150,000 by US Labor Department's OSHA for exposing workers to amputation and other hazards
  • December 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/16/2013 - Ole Mexican Foods citada por la OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE. UU. con multas por mas de $150,000 por exponer a sus empleados a amputaciones y otros peligros
  • December 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/16/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA finds Illinois Central Railroad Co. in violation of federal railroad whistleblower law
  • December 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/10/2013 - North Florida Roofing and Repair in Jacksonville, Fla., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for safety violations; more than $48,000 proposed in fines
  • December 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/09/2013 - Emerald Coast RV Center in Alabama cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for serious safety violations
  • December 05 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 12/05/2013 - Louisiana cellular tower company cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA following worker fatality
  • November 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 11/14/2013 - Trinity Yachts cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat and serious violations; more than $177,000 in fines proposed
  • November 13 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 11/13/2013 - US Department of Labor orders Gaines Motor Lines Inc. and two officials to reinstate whistleblowers and pay more than $1 million in damages
  • November 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 11/12/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Tennessee contractor following crane collapse on Highway 109 in Gallatin, Tenn.
  • November 12 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 11/12/2013 - Pompano Beach, Fla.-based Coastal Masonry cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willful and serious violations following worker fatality
  • November 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 11/07/2013 - Garda Cash Logistics in Georgia cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failure-to-abate and serious violations; more than $55,000 in fines proposed
  • October 31 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 10/31/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama pallet manufacturer for repeat, serious safety violations; proposes more than $76,000 in fines
  • October 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 10/21/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA wins jury trial regarding whistleblower violations by Manatee School for the Arts in Palmetto, Fla.
  • September 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 09/27/2013 - Georgia Power Co. cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 17 serious violations following explosion; penalties of $119,000 proposed
  • September 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 09/26/2013 - Hazzard Marine in Georgetown, SC, cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 32 safety and health violations; more than $59,000 proposed in fines
  • September 25 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 09/25/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Texas-based IFCO Systems North America for repeat violations at its Jacksonville, Fla., facility
  • September 19 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 09/19/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama's Marcus Borden for fall hazards and other violations after injuries to 3 workers at Cordova, Ala., site
  • September 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 09/11/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Downey Metal Products for safety and health violations; proposes more than $55,000 in fines
  • September 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 09/09/2013 - Medical training facility cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for failure-to-abate and serious safety violation, $62,000 in proposed fines
  • September 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 09/09/2013 - Delta Oil Mill in Mississippi cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 25 safety and health violations following worker injury
  • September 03 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 09/03/2013 - Total Building Services Group in Marietta, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for serious safety and health violations
  • August 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 08/26/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Flowery Branch, Ga., manufacturer for repeat and serious safety violations
  • August 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 08/22/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Georgia's Dayton Superior Corp. for repeat, serious safety and health violations; more than $80,000 in fines
  • August 22 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 08/22/2013 - Biolab Inc. of Conyers, Ga., cited by the US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat and serious safety violations with more than $46,000 in proposed fines
  • August 21 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 08/21/2013 - Keadle Lumber Enterprises in Thomaston, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for combustible dust and other hazards
  • August 14 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 08/14/2013 - Georgia's Greg Sikes Farm cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for grain bin safety hazards; more than $127,000 in fines proposed
  • August 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 08/07/2013 - Hanna Steel Corp. in Northport, Ala., cited for repeat, serious safety violations by US Department of Labor's OSHA; $117,500 in proposed fines
  • August 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 08/01/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces August 6 safety stand-down at work sites throughout the Southeast to focus on fall prevention
  • August 01 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 08/01/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces safety stand-down at Florida work sites on August 6 to focus on fall prevention
  • July 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 07/23/2013 - Quality Industries in Hartwell, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat and serious safety and health violations
  • July 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 07/23/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA and the Georgia Hispanic Construction Association to host a safety and health fair July 28 in Duluth, Ga.
  • July 23 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 07/23/2013 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo y la Asociacion Hispana de Construccion en Georgia seran anfitrion de una feria de seguridad y salud 28 de julio en Duluth, Ga.
  • July 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 07/08/2013 - Supermarket Equipment Sales in Rutledge, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 17 safety and health violations; fines exceed $62,000
  • July 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 07/08/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Ardagh Glass in Warner Robins, Ga., for willful and serious violations following amputation of worker's finger
  • June 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 06/18/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Florida underground utility company for willful, serious trenching violations; proposes more than $106,000 in penalties
  • June 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 06/10/2013 - Maryland's Integra Health Management cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for workplace violence hazards following employee fatality
  • June 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 06/06/2013 - American Family Care in Montgomery, Ala., cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for repeat and serious safety violations
  • May 30 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 05/30/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces June 4 safety stand-down at work sites throughout Southeast to focus on heat-related illnesses and injuries
  • May 30 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 05/30/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA announces safety stand-down at Florida work sites on June 4 to focus on heat-related illnesses and injuries
  • May 09 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 05/09/2013 - Hartwell, Ga., manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat, serious safety and health violations; $62,000 in proposed fines
  • May 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 05/07/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Dalton, Ga., carpet manufacturer for serious safety violations; proposes $73,000 in penalties
  • May 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 05/02/2013 - Collis Roofing Inc. cited by the US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to fall and other hazards; more than $200,000 in proposed penalties
  • April 29 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 04/29/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Dolco Packaging Corp. for serious safety violations; proposes more than $64,000 in penalties
  • April 29 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 04/29/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Globe Metallurgical in Selma, Ala., for serious and repeat safety violations following worker fatality
  • April 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 04/16/2013 - Pilgrim's Pride Corp. in Canton, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for repeat and serious violations following worker fatality
  • April 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 04/10/2013 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Alabama manufacturer with willful, serious safety and health violations following two injuries
  • April 04 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 04/04/2013 - Aerospace Defense Coatings of Georgia cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to hexavalent chromium
  • March 08 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 03/08/2013 - Southern Hens Inc. in Mississippi cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 43 safety and health violations following worker fatality
  • February 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 02/11/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Jacksonville, Fla.-based Bacardi Bottling following death of temporary worker on 1st day
  • February 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 02/11/2013 - US Labor Department's OSHA cites Tenax Manufacturing Alabama LLC for serious safety violations; proposes more than $56,000 in penalties
  • February 06 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 02/06/2013 - US Department of Labor sues Duane Thomas Marine Construction in Florida for firing employee who reported workplace violence
  • January 28 [Region 4 News Release] - 2013 - 01/28/2013 - Pyongsan America Inc. in Auburn, Ala., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA following amputation of worker's finger
2012
  • December 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 12/26/2012 - US Department of Labor sues National Council of La Raza Action Fund Inc., ordering reinstatement of whistle-blower fired for mold exposure complaint
  • December 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 12/26/2012 - El Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. demanda al National Council of La Raza Action Fund Inc. (NCLR), ordenando la reincorporación del denunciante despedido ante una demanda por exposición al moho
  • December 18 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 12/18/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA files petition against SeaWorld of Florida to comply with subpoenas during follow-up inspection.
  • December 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 12/10/2012 - US Department of Labor sues DKS Structural Services in Huntsville, Ala., for firing employee who refused to enter unprotected 15-foot-deep trench
  • December 06 [OSHA Media Advisory] - 2012 - 12/06/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA, McCarthy Building Cos. and Georgia Tech Research Institute partner on expansion project at Emory University Hospital
  • November 29 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 11/29/2012 - Norfolk Southern Railway Co. ordered by US Labor Department to pay more than $288,000 for violating Federal Railroad Safety Act
  • November 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 11/26/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Mississippi Phosphates for 40 safety and health violations following 2 worker fatalities
  • November 26 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 11/26/2012 - Dalton, Ga., chemical manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for 20 safety violations following explosion; proposed penalties total $77,000
  • November 07 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 11/07/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites New York contractor for exposing workers to fall and other hazards at Jacksonville, Fla., work site
  • October 30 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 10/30/2012 - GP Roofing and Construction of Palm Coast, Fla., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for exposing workers to fall, other hazards
  • October 16 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 10/16/2012 - US Labor Department settles whistleblower case with Tennessee trucking company
  • October 15 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 10/15/2012 - Marglen Industries in Rome, Ga., cited by US Department of Labor's OSHA for willful and serious violations following amputation of worker's fingers
  • October 10 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 10/10/2012 - US Department of Labor wins lawsuit against Aquatech Technologies owners for firing whistleblower who complained about rodents at Stuart, Fla., plant
  • October 02 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 10/02/2012 - Brocato Construction of Mississippi cited by US Labor Department's OSHA for willful, serious trenching violations; proposed fines exceed $117,000
  • September 20 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 09/20/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Atlanta utility contractor for willful and serious safety violations, proposes more than $43,000 in penalties
  • September 17 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 09/17/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Omega Protein for 25 safety and health violations following worker fatality at Moss Point, Miss., plant
  • September 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 09/11/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA awards $10.7 million in safety and health training grants to 72 organizations - University of Alabama receives grant totaling $110,000
  • September 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 09/11/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA awards $10.7 million in safety and health training grants to 72 organizations - Georgia Tech receives more than $181,000 in funding
  • September 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 09/11/2012 - US Labor Departments OSHA awards $10.7 million in safety and health training grants to 72 organizations - Three North Carolina organizations receive grants totaling more than $800,000
  • September 11 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 09/11/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA awards $10.7 million in safety and health training grants to 72 organizations - Four Florida organizations receive grants totaling more than $564,000
  • August 30 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 08/30/2012 - La OSHA del Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. insta al público y a los trabajadores de recuperación a protegerse contra los riesgos durante la limpieza del huracán Isaac
  • August 30 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 08/30/2012 - US Labor Department's OSHA urges recovery workers and public to guard against hazards during Tropical Storm Isaac cleanup
  • August 27 [Region 4 News Release] - 2012 - 08/27/2012 - US Department of Labor's OSHA cites Koswire in Flowery Branch, Ga., for willful and serious violations following worker fatality

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