Target, CVS, Apple and Walmart all said Sunday that they had temporarily closed or limited hours at some locations for safety reasons, while Amazon said it has adjusted some routes and suspended some deliveries.
Offices prep for new logistics when workers return
Most firms have just begun to wrestle with what they—and their workers—will face.Read More
Restaurants will be anything but cozy when diners return
Restaurateurs say protective measures and uncertainty about the lingering pandemic might chill the influx in revenue the industry is hoping for once restaurants are allowed to resume dine-in service.Read More
Factories’ new reality: Temperature checks, sanitizing, face masks
From production routines and work schedules to health screenings and visitor policies, Hoosier manufacturers say COVID-19 has forced them to rethink how they operate.Read More
A federal investigation into how the Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration reviewed an Amazon employee’s death in 2017 has found that the state agency should not have dismissed the safety violations.
Dr. Cole Beeler knows people are itching to get back to business and resume their normal lives. But he warns employers and workers not to rush back to the old way of doing business, at least not all at once.
The state Senate voted 42-7 Tuesday in favor of the bill that specifies a 40-hour training program for teachers volunteering to be armed, followed by 16 hours of additional training each year.
Bill Simpson, a pioneer in motorsports safety credited with creating equipment that saved too many drivers to count from death or serious injury, died Monday. He was 79.
Gov. Eric Holcomb called an article that accuses him of helping Amazon escape fines following a worker’s death in Plainfield “both irresponsible and deliberately misleading.”
An investigation into Amazon employee injuries by a national not-for-profit journalism organization accuses Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb’s administration of absolving the online retail giant of any accountability in an Indiana worker’s death at the same time the state was bidding for the company’s coveted second headquarters.
Members of the General Assembly’s Interim Study Committee on Transportation will decide later this month whether to officially recommend that Indiana’s Legislature consider making the state the sixth with work zone speed cameras.
The move has been long sought by the trucking industry but opposed by safety advocates who warn it could lead to more highway crashes.
Anvl, which markets safety software to help reduce and prevent injuries for front-line workers in hazardous environments, was launched out of Indianapolis-based venture studio High Alpha in October.
Ground-making takes courage, vulnerability and commitment. It is hard work in messy spaces. I was reminded of just how messy during my 2-1/2-day experience with Brene Brown, a social work researcher who speaks and writes about vulnerability and shame.
While safety apparently is improving, 137 workers died on the job in 2016.
A former police officer and county coroner has tapped Seymour Police Department Capt. Carl Lamb to serve as training manager for churches, schools and businesses.
Castlight Health, a benefits platform, estimates that opioid abusers cost employers nearly twice as much in health-care expenses as their clean co-workers—an extra $8,600 a year.
It's a trend that's particularly alarming as baby boomers reject the traditional retirement age of 65 and keep working.
The Republican-led U.S. Senate voted Wednesday to block an Obama-era rule that critics said would have led to more citations for workplace safety record-keeping violations.
Local leaders are expected to vote Monday on proposals that would end smoking in all bars and restaurants.
From oozing blisters and wheezing to rashes, itchy eyes, and sore throats, numerous flight attendants at one of the country’s largest airlines say their new work uniforms are making them sick.
Men accounted for 90 percent of last year’s workplace fatalities. Officials say nearly half of the workplace deaths resulted from a transportation-related accident.
Coroner Annette Rohlman says the death Monday afternoon at the Eagle Valley Generating Station is being investigated as an accident.