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Indiana Department of Labor

DOL > Publications > 2010 INdiana Labor Insider 2010 INdiana Labor Insider

November/December 2010

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Contents:

  • Letter from Labor Commissioner Lori A. Torres: Non-Traditional Work of the Indiana Department of Labor
  • Indiana 2009 Non-fatal Worker Injury and Illness Rates All Time Low! 
  • Safety Alert: Workplace Violence Prevention Program and Policy 
  • It Happened Here: DeKalb Counties
  • Retailers Gear Up for Safe Holiday Shopping Season
  • Distracted Driving has Serious, Often Fatal Consequences
  • Ask the Expert: Worker Injuries, Illnesses & Fatalities 
  • Calling All Exemplary Occupational Safety and Health Programs
  • The Dos and Don'ts of Young Peddling and Advertising
  • Apprenticeship Call Out!
  • Indiana Child Labor Laws Training Teleconferences
  • Recognizing Excellence: New INSHARP & VPP Sites

September/October 2010

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Contents:

  • Letter from Labor Commissioner Lori A. Torres: Dedication to Hoosier Occupational Heath & Safety
  • 2009 Indiana Worker Fatality Report Released
  • Safety Alert: Developing Job Hazard Analyses to Prevent Severe Injuries & Illnesses
  • It Happened Here: Johnson & Lake Counties
  • IOSHA "Emphasis" Programs Focus on the Most Timely Hazards and Industries
  • IDOL Proudly Recognizes Nationally Certified Safety Professionals
  • IDOL Enhances Efficiency by "Rolling Out" a New Electronic Form
  • Ask the Expert: Child Labor Inspections
  • Indiana Child Labor Laws Training Teleconferences
  • Save the Date! The 2010 General Election is Right Around the Corner
  • Recognizing Excellence: New INSHARP & VPP Sites

July/August 2010

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Contents:

  • Letter from Labor Commissioner Lori A. Torres: Further Advancing the Safety, Health and Prosperity of Hoosiers in the Workplace
  • Partnering for Hoosier Workplace Safety and Health
  • Safety Alert: Recordkeeping and Reporting Work-related Injuries, Illnesses and Fatalities 
  • It Happened Here: Marion County
  • Hazardous and Prohibited Occupations for Minors Updated
  • Online Services Expanded and Enhanced
  • The IDOL and OAG Recover Nearly $15K for Hoosier Whistleblowers
  • Ask the Expert - Indiana's Minimum Wage Law
  • Bureau of Mines Holds 22nd Annual Mine Rescue Competition
  • Indiana Child Labor Laws Training Teleconferences
  • Recognizing Excellence: New INSHARP & VPP Sites

May/June 2010

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Contents:

  • Letter from Labor Commissioner Lori A. Torres: Practical Guidance for a Safe Summer
  • IDOL Receives Recognition from Department of Defense
  • Safety Alert: Road Construction Ahead!
  • It Happened Here: Lake County
  • What You Need to Know About Employing Minors
  • Ask Our Expert: Indiana Child Labor Laws
  • Tips for Reducing Heat-related Illnesses
  • Indiana Mine Rescue Team Finishes Fourth in Competition
  • INSafe Honored with National Award
  • Recognizing Excellence: New INSHARP & VPP Sites

March/April 2010

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Contents:

  • Letter from Labor Commissioner Lori A. Torres: New Endeavors of the IDOL
  • Indiana Department of Labor Legislative Update
  • Safety Alert: Safe Operation of Wood Chippers 
  • It Happened Here: Kosciusko County
  • Recognizing and Rewarding Excellence in Hoosier Occupational Safety and Health
  • Becoming a Special Government Employee
  • Ask Our Expert:  IOSHA Inspection Selection 
  • IDOL Signs OSHA Training Alliance with IU's Heartland Safety and Health Education Center
  • Bureau of Child Labor: Documentation of Breaks Cited Most Often
  • Recognizing Excellence: New INSHARP & VPP Sites

January/February 2010

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Contents:

  • Letter from Labor Commissioner Lori A. Torres: The IDOL is Here to Serve You 
  • Indiana OSHA Reminds Employers to Post Injury and Illness Summaries
  • Safety Alert: Amputations
  • It Happened Here: Elkhart County
  • IDOL Recovers Nearly $10K for Two Hoosier Employees
  • Indiana's Wage & Division Launches New Online Wage Claim Form
  • Ask Our Expert:  Indiana Common Construction Wage
  • Mock Mine Disaster Drill Conducted in Carlisle, Indiana
  • IN Review to be Released in March of 2010
  • Free Child Labor Trainings Offered
  • Recognizing Excellence: New INSHARP & VPP Sites