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. That is why there is such a focus […]
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.