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.
Police were told that the man was apparently trying to unclog a recycling machine when it turned on while he was inside.
The complaint alleges the Westfield Washington School Corp. did not properly supervise the employee who constructed the stage, leading to a student’s injuries.
The majority of Indiana companies that responded to a survey say their businesses are being affected by workplace abuse or misuse of prescription medication.
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 state’s annual non-fatal workplace injury and illness rate hit an all-time low in 2013, the Indiana Department of Labor announced Monday morning.
Employees have returned to work at a General Motors metal-stamping plant in Marion following a chemical explosion that killed a contractor and injured several others.
The mother of an Indianapolis man shot at a Kroger by a store manager in what police said was an attempted robbery filed the suit in 2012.
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.
Companies in many cases don’t have to pay workers for the time they spend putting on and taking off safety gear, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled, siding with U.S. Steel Corp. in a lawsuit by 800 workers.
The state agency inspects fewer than a third of the businesses it did in the 1980s, issues fines for serious violations that average less than half the national rate and issued violations at a lower rate than the national average the past decade, according to a newspaper report.
The state wants to fine Pilkington North America $231,000 following another round of safety concerns at a Shelbyville factory. This is at least the third time in less than a year, and fourth time since 2010, that the state has stepped in to address problems at the plant.
The head of Indiana's workplace safety agency has stepped down after seven years in the job, during which the department issued some of the largest safety fines in the state's history.
Union leaders say working conditions are improving at the Pilkington glass factory in Shelbyville, but an employee’s injury in October has led to another visit from state safety officials and possibly more fines.