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Indiana Department of Labor

DOL > Publications > 2011 INdiana Labor Insider 2011 INdiana Labor Insider

November/December 2011

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Newsletter contents:

  • Letter from Commissioner of Labor Lori A. Torres: Turning the Page to 2012
  • Call for 2012 Governor's Workplace Safety Award Applications
  • Safety Alert: Working Safely with Forklifts and Other Material Movers
  • It Happened Here: Marion County
  • Ask Our Expert: Forklift Safety
  • Get in Gear with Winter Weather
  • Spotlighting Best Practices: "Good Catch"
  • Marion County Prosecutor's Office Reaches Plea Agreement in Common Construction Wage Violation
  • Mine Emergency Drill Conducted
  • Upcoming Training Opportunities
  • Recognizing Excellence: New INSHARP and VPP Sites

September/October 2011

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Newsletter contents:

  • Letter from Commissioner of Labor Lori A. Torres: Making Progress in Worker Safety and Health
  • IDOL Releases Occupational Injury, Illness and Fatality Reports
  • Indiana Department of Labor, Employees Receive Recognition
  • Gearing Up for the Indiana Safety and Health Conference and Expo!
  • Safety Alert: Safety for Farm and Other Agriculture Industry Workers
  • It Happened Here: Grant County
  • Ask Our Expert: Strengthening Your Program
  • In the Business of Business
  • Spotlighting Best Practices: Safety Management Team at the Project Level
  • Kimball International Hosts Special Government Employee Training
  • Important Update: Residential Construction Fall Protection Update
  • Federal OSHA Extends Comment Period
  • Upcoming Training Opportunities
  • Recognizing Excellence: New INSHARP and VPP Sites

July/August 2011

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Newsletter contents:

  • Letter from Commissioner of Labor Lori A. Torres: Strategic Focus of the Indiana Department of Labor
  • INSafe Launches Outreach Campaign to Combat Distracted Driving
  • Indiana Department of Labor, Employees Receive Recognition
  • Safety Alert: Safeguarding Hoosier Caregivers
  • It Happened Here: Tippecanoe County
  • Ask Our Expert: First Aid & CPR Trained Employees
  • Paving the Way for a Safe and Healthy Workplace
  • Spotlighting Best Practices: Trench Recovery Assistance Program (TRAP)
  • Five Indiana Mine Rescue Teams Participate in Multi-state Competition
  • Upcoming Training Opportunities
  • Recognizing Excellence: New INSHARP and VPP Sites

May/June 2011

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Newsletter contents:

  • Letter from Commissioner of Labor Lori A. Torres: An Interesting Couple of Months at the Indiana Department of Labor
  • Hoosier Heat and Humidity: Water. Rest. Shade.
  • Safety Alert: Safe Operation of Scissor Lifts
  • It Happened Here: St. Joseph County
  • Ask Our Expert: Emergency Action Plans
  • IDOL Signs Worker Safety and Health Partnership with ABC
  • Spotlighting Best Practices: Developing a Safety and Health Culture
  • Did You Bring Your Gun to Work Today (and other new Indiana laws affecting the workplace)
  • Upcoming Training Opportunities
  • Recognizing Excellence: New INSHARP and VPP Sites

March/April 2011

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Newsletter contents:

  • Letter from Commissioner of Labor Lori A. Torres: Stay Tuned for Many More Updates
  • Excellence in Hoosier Occupational Safety and Health
  • Safety Alert: Fall Protection in Residential Construction
  • It Happened Here: Kosciusko County
  • Ask Our Expert: Residential Fall Protection
  • Minors Seeking Employment Must First Obtain a Work Permit
  • The Benefits Add Up: Worker Safety and Health Add Value
  • Indiana Legislative Update
  • Developing Workplace Policies to Protect Your Business
  • Upcoming Training Opportunities
  • Recognizing Excellence: New INSHARP and VPP Sites

January/February 2011

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Newsletter contents:

  • Letter from Commissioner of Labor Lori A. Torres: Another Year Proactively Protecting Hoosier Workers
  • Indiana OSHA Reminds Employers to Post Injury and Illness Summaries
  • Safety Alert: Energy Control & Lockout/Tagout
  • It Happened Here: Shelby County
  • Winter Weather Driving
  • Ask Our Expert: OSHA Recording Regulations
  • Formaldehyde Exposure in Salons
  • Annual IN Review to Be Released in March 2011
  • Upcoming Training Opportunities
  • Recognizing Excellence: New INSHARP and VPP Sites