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...

2 injured in Edgefield industrial explosion

Two employees were injured in an explosion at TranTech Radiator Products in Edgefield on Monday morning.

OSHA investigating fatal fall

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating a fall that killed a Kellogg's employee.Coroner Mark Bowen said Chester Wright was working at the plant located...

Savannah worker killed on job

...city's Employee Assistance Program to help with co-workers, said city spokesman Saja Aures. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration was also notified, as is standard protocol, Aures said.

OSHA cites Thompson Wrecking Co. over asbestos removal violations

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration is proposing fines of more than $63,000 against an Augusta demolition company for alleged violations related to asbestos removal...

30 Georgians died in workplace accidents last year

ATLANTA - Workplace accidents killed 30 Georgians last year, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration reported Monday."Too many families and friends lost loved ones last year," said Mike D'Aquino, of the U.S. Department of Labor's Atlanta office. "Someone they knew went to work and did not return home at the end of the day."Construction and manufacturing were responsible for 12 deaths each, followed by four from agriculture and landscaping, and two from maritime jobs.