Austal USA Mobile

Ship Company Citations
4:05 pm
Wed November 19, 2014

Mobile Ship Building Company Issued Safety Citations

Federal labor officials have issued 12 citations to the Austal USA shipbuilding company and are proposing that it pay a $41,500 fine.
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Federal labor officials have issued 12 citations to a coastal Alabama shipbuilding company and are proposing that it pay a $41,500 fine.

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration officials said Wednesday that among the nine serious violations the Austal USA ship building company has been cited for is failing to install railings on all staircases, allowing workers to be overexposed to copper fumes during welding and failing to ensure that employees follow safety procedures.

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Politics & Government
1:49 pm
Mon September 24, 2012

Countdown to Election: Al District 1

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U.S. voters are just a few weeks shy of casting their ballot for president. Both candidates have discussed several issues during their campaigns, with economic recovery taking the forefront. That’s an issue that resonates with residents in Alabama’s first congressional district, which includes Mobile. Several developments over the summer are spurring economic growth in the coastal city, including an agreement with Airbus.

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