A worker is injured on the job every seven seconds in the United States, according to the National Safety Council. Although every job carries a level of risk, some occupations are inherently more dangerous than others, and Oklahoma happens to be home to a number of high-risk professions.
In this post, the Oklahoma Workers’ Compensation lawyers at Carr & Carr Attorneys at Law examine some of the most dangerous occupations in the state and discuss what to do if you suffer a job-related injury.
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Recently there was another steel furnace explosion which killed a few people and severely injured several others. It is unclear whether the explosion was a result of mechanical or equipment, or human error. Many times the negligence of a company or even a coworker can cause the injury of an unlucky employee. Continue reading “Steel Furnace Explosion”
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin recently signed a bill that has unfortunate consequences for people who have been injured on the job. Signed into law May 6, the new regulations:
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