The U.S. Department of Labor's annual evaluation of the Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration found it took nearly 72 days on average for the state to investigate complaints during fiscal year 2014. The national standard is five days.
The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration uncovered problems in several areas of Indiana's workplace safety program during an investigation. In a report issued Wednesday, OSHA issued 22 recommendations for the state agency.
The Crane Army Ammunition Activity about 70 miles southwest of Indianapolis learned last month the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration would issue 36 notices for unsafe working conditions.