Oklahoma has one of the most progressive medical marijuana programs in the country, making it available to anyone who can obtain a physician's recommendation for the drug for any reason. It's probably no surprise that Oklahoma has already seen the issue of post-accident drug testing for worker's compensation entitlement go to the courts.
With schools out for the summer throughout Oklahoma, high school students have found -– or are looking for –- jobs to keep them occupied and make some money.
The temperatures in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in the summer are hot. Sizzling. Oppressive.
As an employee, you have the right to a safe and healthy workplace. The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration rules and laws give residents of Oklahoma and across the United States the ability and rights to be fully informed about hazards in the workplace, especially if you are subjected to chemical exposure.
In Oklahoma, workers' compensation provides medical and financial benefits for workers who suffer job-related injuries or illnesses. Workers' compensation allows for payments for medical care and to help make up for lost wages when you are injured on the job.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating a construction accident that resulted in the death of a 36-year-old Tulsa man.
A 32-year-old man was killed and his co-worker was injured in an explosion at a saltwater disposal site in Enid, Oklahoma, recently.
You go to work every morning and expect to return home each night in the same shape you were in to start the day. But on-the-job accidents occur frequently, however, and your injuries could keep you out of work for some time.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), private-industry employers reported 2.8 million nonfatal injuries in the workplace across the country in 2017. That translated to nearly three out of every 100 full-time employees being injured on the job.
In an emergency, the first responders are our heroes.