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§ 1-1501. Occupational diseases--Reports--Detection and prevention--Agreements

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 63. Public Health and Safety

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 63. Public Health and Safety (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1. Public Health Code
Article 15. Occupational Health, Ionizing Radiation and Air Pollution
63 Okl.St.Ann. § 1-1501
§ 1-1501. Occupational diseases--Reports--Detection and prevention--Agreements
(a) The State Board of Health shall design and provide suitable forms for reporting occupational diseases and illnesses, provide appropriate instructions for their use, and furnish them without charge to all licensed physicians. Such reports shall not be admissible in evidence in any court or in any proceedings before the State Industrial Court.
(b) The State Board of Health shall designate by list, or generally define, those diseases or illnesses which should be reported and request all physicians of this state to cooperate in the reporting of such diseases.
(c) The State Commissioner of Health shall utilize all available facilities, laboratory, equipment and personnel in a joint program with the State Commissioner of Labor, and industrial and employee organizations, to detect and prevent conditions leading to industrial diseases and occupational health hazards.
(d) The State Commissioner of Health may enter into agreements with other agencies of this state for the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this section, and securing uniformity of regulations pertaining to occupational diseases.

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Laws 1963, c. 325, art. 15, § 1501, operative July 1, 1963.
63 Okl. St. Ann. § 1-1501, OK ST T. 63 § 1-1501
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 378 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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