The oil and gas industry was established years ago, but it has experienced a recent boom. Has this boom led to more workplace injuries? Data from 2012 shows that as big as the industry boom, so too is the increase in both non-fatal and fatal injuries suffered by workers in this industry.
New Oklahoma workers' compensation laws were passed earlier this year. Despite the law taking effect, there has still been plenty of uproar and debate regarding the intended workers' comp changes. And that debate is getting its time before the Oklahoma Supreme Court officially as of today.