US Department of Labor cites Athens lumber manufacturer for ignoring  required safety precautions after forklift fatally strikes worker

May 23, 2022 Sunbelt Forest Products LLC failed to protect 45-year-old worker ATHENS, AL – A federal workplace safety investigation found an employer’s failure to follow federal safety standards contributed to a 45-year-old worker suffering fatal injuries after a forklift struck her as she walked across an Athens lumber shipping yard on Nov. 15, 2021. Investigators […]

Illinois construction contractor continues to ignore deadly fall hazards, faces $263K in fines after Park Ridge inspection finds roofers exposed to risks

May 23, 2022 Emerald Inc. ignores OSHA citations, additional $378K in fines in troubling 8-year history PARK RIDGE, IL – A Roselle contractor’s history of violating federal safety standards and ignoring safety citations and penalties – and a willingness to expose its workers to serious injuries or worse – continues, as federal inspectors found during their […]