Labor department warns stores

The Indiana Department of Labor is telling retailers to make sure they take steps to ensure workers and customers are safe during Black Friday and other holiday sale events. The department said stores should prepare by using crowd-management techniques, including  trained security or police for crowd control. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends stores prepare an emergency plan that addresses overcrowding, crowd crushing, violent acts and fire.

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