Employer fined for safety violations in workers death

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Monday, March 24, 2014. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration fined the owner of a company $57,000 for numerous violations in a fatal accident at a Georgia college. The work accident happened on Sept. 20, 2013, at East Georgia State College in Swainsboro. A 42-year-old worker [...]

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Schwan Atlanta frozen food plant and others fined by OSHA

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. The Atlanta facility of Schwan's Global Supply Chain Inc. of Minnesota, which employs about 14,000 people nationwide, was the subject of citations from the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration that were issued to the company and two other local companies. [...]

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Springing forward to daylight savings increases work injuries

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workplace Injuries on Wednesday, March 12, 2014. Georgia residents who have experienced feeling tired in the days after the switch to daylight saving time may be interested to know that they are not alone. Studies show that on average, Americans sleep 40 minutes less the Sunday night following [...]

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Film shooter’s fatal workplace accident was not fiction

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Workers' Compensation on Tuesday, March 4, 2014. A recent film production shooting scenes in Georgia resulted in an accident that has left many members of the industry saddened. The incident occurred when a female camera assistant fell to her death from a narrow suspended railroad trestle during a [...]

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2 men held criminally liable in plant explosion

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Sunday, March 2, 2014. Safety advocates in Georgia are watching a case where two men, both in former supervisor positions, entered no contest pleas to felonies when a water heater blew up and killed two employees in California in 2009. The plant manager and [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:58:41+00:00 March 2nd, 2014|Blog|0 Comments