Georgia mill worker falls into Chattahoochee River

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Thursday, September 18, 2014. A worker at a Georgia mill is recovering after falling into a river behind the facility Wednesday, Sept. 10. The work accident was reported just after 10:30 a.m. at a mill near Helen. According to reports filed by emergency personnel, an call [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:24:47+00:00 September 18th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Georgia company cited by OSHA for serious violations

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Thursday, July 31, 2014. A Georgia logistics company is facing sanctions stemming from a May 7 fire at one of its warehouses. After completing an investigation into the incident, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited the company for three violations that are categorized [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:31:52+00:00 July 31st, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Chemical plant inspections not sufficient for protection

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Monday, June 2, 2014. Georgia workers may know that the Department of Homeland Security maintains a database of facilities that store ammonium nitrate, a combustive substance used in fertilizer and explosives. The database covers roughly one-third of all sites that store the mineral and [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:36:43+00:00 June 2nd, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Work accident kills Georgia Pacific Cedar Springs mill employee

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Monday, October 28, 2013. A worker at the Georgia Pacific Cedar Springs mill died from injuries she sustained during an accident at the mill Oct 16. The only detail released by the mill's public affairs manager about the workplace injury and death was that the injured [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:04:50+00:00 October 28th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

OSHA finds 17 Georgia Power safety violations

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Tuesday, October 8, 2013. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, announced on Sept. 27 that they discovered 17 serious safety violations after investigating an industrial accident at Georgia Power's Plant Bowen facility in April. The safety agency added that they have proposed that Georgia [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:05:02+00:00 October 8th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments