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

GM chemical explosion kills 1, injures 8

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Friday, July 11, 2014. Georgia residents who drive GM manufactured vehicles may have been aware that GM had to recall 2.59 million Chevy Cobalts and other small cars after they were found responsible for causing at least 13 deaths. GM has been under scrutiny [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:32:05+00:00 July 11th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Georgia silo accident leaves one dead

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Thursday, April 3, 2014. A recent work-related accident in a rural Georgia community has left a 31-year-old man dead. According to the Mitchell County Sheriff's Office, at about 1:15 p.m. on March 27, two men were working in a grain silo at Southwest Georgia [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:37:11+00:00 April 3rd, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:37:08+00:00 March 24th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Factory explosion results in 2 deaths, 10 injuries

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Friday, January 24, 2014. Georgia workers may have heard that a factory explosion in Omaha, Nebraska, claimed the lives of at least two workers and injured at least 10 others. Recovery efforts continued the day after the Jan. 20 blast that twisted a portion [...]

By | 2017-09-13T15:55:38+00:00 January 24th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments

Georgia man dies in workplace accident

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Monday, December 16, 2013. A Georgia Department of Labor spokesman said the agency is looking into a workplace death that occurred at Pratt Industries in Conyers. While operating a wood chip processing machine, a 31-year-old employee at the company was pulled into the machine [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:02:45+00:00 December 16th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Chevron refinery worker, 49, dies in early-morning furnace blast

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Saturday, November 30, 2013. It's something that refinery workers in Georgia know is always a possibility. A plant operator was killed in a work accident when a fire and explosion occurred at the Chevron Pascagoula Refinery, the blast vibrating throughout the city. The 49-year-old woman was [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:02:54+00:00 November 30th, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Georgia industrial accident probed after 2 men hurt in explosion

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Wednesday, August 21, 2013. An explosion at a South Georgia hazardous waste plant landed two men in the hospital and left investigators with a lot of unanswered questions. Authorities looking into the cause of the industrial accident traveled to Florida, where the men were in guarded [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:07:48+00:00 August 21st, 2013|Blog|0 Comments

Gross negligence may be behind chemical plant injury

On behalf of Tillman & Associates, Attorneys at Law posted in Industrial Workers' Accidents on Friday, June 21, 2013. Georgia residents may have heard that the family of a chemical plant worker who was seriously injured on the job in a chemical burn accident and later died after surgery is seeking compensation in court. The plant worker suffered from [...]

By | 2017-09-13T16:10:14+00:00 June 21st, 2013|Blog|0 Comments