On Dec. 19 at approximately 1 a.m., an oil rig exploded and burst into flames, according to the state Fire Marshal's Office chief of operations. The oil rig is located around 2 miles west of Coalgate in southeastern Oklahoma and is about 100 miles southeast of...
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Industrial Workers’ Accidents
Employees injured by work explosion
Two employees in Oklahoma were injured by a workplace explosion that occurred on Nov. 20. The accident happened at around 3:20 p.m. at the DCP straight compressor station located at County Rd. 7 and mile 32N by Guymon. One of the workers on-site told emergency...
Examining workplace safety in the steel mill industry
Although the risks in the steel mill industry may not be new, a recent investigation by officials for the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration suggests that more safety rules or enforcement measures may be warranted. In this case, the company under...