Man crushed at SC steel plant

...before he could be freed.The name of the man has not been released.Berkeley County deputies and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating how the man was trapped between the machines.

Columbia County randomly checks contractors for licenses

Development officials in Augusta and Columbia County met to discuss imposing stiffer penalties against unlicensed contractors as the demand for housing continues to increase.

Augusta Tech's Economic Development Division helps train area workforce in vocational skills

Augusta Tech's Economic Development office works behind the scenes daily to elevate the area's global profile through feeding local manufacturers and health care providers with qualified workers and filling in gaps emerging between generations.

Hephzibah man dead after fall from crane at International Paper plant in Augusta

...be sent to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's crime lab in Atlanta today for an autopsy. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has been notified of the incident.

OSHA investigates falling death of crane operator at Augusta's International Paper mill

OSHA representatives arrived at International Paper mill in Augusta early Tuesday to investigate the death of a Hephzibah man.

McDonald's workers file complaints over burns in ongoing campaign for higher pay, unionization

NEW YORK - McDonald's workers in 19 cities have filed complaints over burns from popping grease, a lack of protective equipment and other workplace hazards, according to labor organizers.

Asphyxia killed Kia plant worker

...very heavy when it fell on him. U.S. Department of Labor spokeswoman Lindsay Williams said the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating. The plant is in West Point, just west of the Alabama-Georgia line.

OSHA investigations can take months; Kellogg bakery fall in Augusta latest probe

Federal inspectors continue to investigate a death at south Augusta's Kellogg Bakery and it could take inspectors four to six months to determine if the company was at fault.

1 worker hurt in chemical leak at Dalton plant

ATLANTA - An accident at a chemical plant in Dalton injured a worker and briefly caused authorities to close roads and warn residents nearby apartments to stay inside.

South Carolina OSHA to investigate Edgefield plant explosion, injured workers identified

The South Carolina Occupational Safety and Health Administration will investigate an explosion that injured three workers at an Edgefield plant Monday morning, officials said.Officials confirmed...