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.
Indiana Chamber of Commerce president says several members have inquired about pursuing legal action, though nothing formal
is in the works
The 32-year-old Kroger worker had been on life support since a pallet of bottled water fell on her March 15.