Experts say IOSHA’s deficiencies could jeopardize worker safety

Indiana’s workplace safety agency has too few inspectors, is slow to investigate complaints and fails to recognize deadly hazards, according to an annual federal monitoring report. The issues highlighted in the report are nothing new for Indiana OSHA, which has struggled with inadequate staffing for years and has one of the lowest funding levels in […]

South Dakota worker killed in soybean processing plant explosion

A Brandon, South Dakota man died in an explosion at a Volga soybean plant Thursday afternoon. The 39-year-old was working at the top of a storage tank when it exploded, according to officials. At the time of the explosion, workers were installing catwalk structures for access to the tops of storage tanks, approximately 40 feet […]