DIGGING DEEPER: Workplace safety bill passes crucial committee test

HB 1341, which would change how companies are penalized for workplace deaths involving substantial employer misconduct, passed out of a legislative committee on Tuesday and advances to the full Indiana

DIGGING DEEPER: Dying on the Job – ‘I’ve requested a bill’

A state lawmaker will introduce legislation addressing issues raised this month by an ABC21 Digging Deeper investigative series examining workplace safety issues, penalties for serious infractions and limits on what families of those killed on the job can recover.

DIGGING DEEPER: Dying on the Job – Chamber of Commerce weighs in

The Indiana Chamber of Commerce on Friday condemned shoddy safety practices that contributed to the death of a Fort Wayne plastics plant employee in January and said it will work with a state lawmaker on a “thoughtful, reasonable” effort to prevent future incidents.

Recapping part 1 of Dying on the Job investigation

ABC21 Digging Deeper investigative reporter Alexis Shear and news director Jonathan Shelley discussed Part 1 of the station’s “Dying on the Job” investigation on the Pat Miller Program on WOWO Radio.

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