A bill that grew out of an ABC21 Digging Deeper investigation into workplace safety passed through the Indiana legislative process Wednesday morning.
A bill that grew out of an ABC21 Digging Deeper investigation into workplace safety passed the Indiana Senate unanimously Tuesday afternoon and is expected to land on the governor’s desk in the near future.
By a vote of 8-2, a bill that would update state law regarding certain workplace deaths passed out of a State Senate committee on Wednesday.
Over a 10-year period, from 2008 to November 2018, there were 1,166 incidents involving a FWCS bus – that’s more than 120 incidents every year.
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A state lawmaker on Monday afternoon filed legislation to revise Indiana’s workers’ compensation system and penalties for workplace safety violations for the first time in three decades. The legislation addresses key concerns raised by a recent ABC21 “Digging Deeper” series of reports.
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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.
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.
Steve Wagner, who is based in Indianapolis, has handled more than 25 cases involving a workplace death.
ABC21 reviewed every safety order issued by IOSHA from May through October 2018. During that six-month span, the state filed complaints against 57 companies for “serious” or “repeat” violations.
We found that the initial penalty was reduced in dozens of cases.
When Shacarra Hogue was killed inside a machine at Fort Wayne Plastics in January 2018, it was a tragedy, but it was hardly an isolated case involving safety violations that led to a workplace death.
A transportation official says two deadly bridge collapses earlier this year — one in the U.S. and one in Europe — are a contributing factor to delays in opening a new bridge in north Fort Wayne.
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.