New provisions of Indiana gun laws that allow people to keep guns in their cars at work and prohibit employers from asking about gun possession will get their first test in a lawsuit filed by an Indianapolis man.
Pilkington North America faces $453,000 in proposed penalties after state inspectors detected 29 new safety violations at the plant, according to agency documents.
A Shelbyville glass factory has had almost two years to address safety violations resulting from a worker’s death, but the state says the plant still has a lot of the same problems. Pilkington North America faces $150,000 in fines after an Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspection in March and April.
The family of a convenience store clerk critically injured in an October shooting harshly criticized an Indiana agency's decision to hold a closed-door meeting Wednesday with trade groups on efforts to boost safety at the 24-hour facilities.
Kroger officials are reviewing the actions of a manager who fatally shot a would-be robber inside a grocery store while it was busy with customers.
The Oct. 21 shooting of a clerk at a north-side Village Pantry came just four months after the convenience-store chain settled allegations by state inspectors that another of its Indianapolis stores failed to establish and maintain “reasonably safe” working conditions.
Indiana workplaces reported 4.3 injuries and illnesses per 100 workers last year. It marked the 13th straight year when the statewide rate didn't increase.
In 2010, 115 workers died on the job in Indiana, a decrease of eight from 2009, according to the state Department of Labor.
Indiana employers won't be allowed to ask workers about guns and ammunition that they might have in their vehicles under a bill that Gov. Mitch Daniels has signed into law.
Indianapolis fire officials say a forklift operator was killed at Royal Food Products Inc. when a floor collapsed beneath the machine at the food manufacturing plant.
The report from the U.S. Department of Labor raises concerns over whether Indiana’s Occupational Safety and Health program is properly funded and staffed. Overall, the report provided 45 recommendations to improve procedures within the program.
The estate of a woman killed when pallets of bottled water fell on her at a Kroger store in Franklin is suing the bottler,
suggesting a new eco-friendly bottle design may have contributed to the accident.