OSHA investigates Gainesville liquid nitrogen incident

Release: OSHA CONTINUES INVESTIGATION INTO JANUARY FATAL INCIDENT AT FOUNDATION FOOD GROUP SERVICES IN GAINESVILLE Agency encourages workers to share information to assist in the investigation ATLANTA –  The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health…

Valdosta native serving aboard USS Bunker Hill

Release: By Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Brandie Nuzzi, USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) Public Affairs PACIFIC OCEAN - A 2015 Valdosta High School graduate and Valdosta, Georgia, native is serving aboard USS Bunker Hill…

USED denies waiver on federal testing requirements

Statement from State School Superintendent Richard Woods on U.S. Department of Education testing, accountability decisions February 24, 2021 – “On the evening of February 22, all states received information from the U.S. Department of Education (USED)…

KB Autosys puts $38 Million in its new…

Release: KB Autosys to Open Company’s First U.S. Automotive Manufacturing Facility in Meriwether County, Create 180 Jobs FEBRUARY 03, 2021 Atlanta, GA – Governor Brian P. Kemp today announced that KB Autosys, a brake pad supplier,…

OSHA reported over $3.8 Million in COVID-19 violations…

Release: U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR’S OSHA ANNOUNCES $3,849,222 IN CORONAVIRUS VIOLATIONS WASHINGTON, DC – Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic through Dec. 24, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)…

Blades flying off Home Depot fans lead to…

According to CBS News, King of Fans ordered a recall of over 190,000  Hampton Bay 54-inch Mara Indoor/Outdoor ceiling fans. Consumers purchase these fans exclusively through Home Depot. About 47 consumers have reported to King…

GA Dunkin required to pay wrongly denied back…

Release: Suwannee, Georgia, Dunkin Pays Back Wages to EmployeeWrongly Denied Paid Sick Leave after Coronavirus Diagnosis SUWANEE, GA – After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Boston Coffee Inc.…