2 sentenced in Georgia pill mill operation
water, rest and shade during hot and humid days. Officials say temporary and seasonal workers face particularly high risks.
Georgia saw heat-related worker deaths in August 2009 and June 2010, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
The number of Georgia workers who took days off because of heat-related illnesses and injuries has been declining since 2010, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
ATLANTA (AP) — Federal prosecutors say the owners of a pill mill have been sentenced to federal prison time.
Authorities said Thursday that 30-year-old Jason Cole Votrobek of Vero Beach, Florida and 34-year-old Roland Rafael Castellanos of Hollywood, Florida were each sentenced to 15 years in prison on drug and money laundering charges.
Prosecutors have said the two operated a pain clinic that served as a front for a pill mill operation.