By: Melissa McLawhorn Houston Labor Commissioner Electrocution claimed the life of a single father of five children last year – at work. Over 90 Oklahomans a year leave their home to go to a job to support their families and will die in a work related death.
By Melissa Houston Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Labor omnia vincit. Our state’s motto, “Labor Conquers All,” indicates the importance our state places on the worker and the realization that a successful workforce creates a prosperous state.
Melissa McLawhorn Houston Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Electrocution, struck by, caught between, asphyxiation, fell from height – these are just some of the words used to describe work-related causes of death last year in Oklahoma. But the words do not capture the full impact of the loss.