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§ 402. Occupational health and safety--Definitions

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 40. Labor

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 40. Labor
Chapter 10. Oklahoma Occupational Health and Safety Standards Act of 1970 (Refs & Annos)
40 Okl.St.Ann. § 402
§ 402. Occupational health and safety--Definitions
As used in the Oklahoma Occupational Health and Safety Standards Act:
1. “Employer” means the state and all its political subdivisions which has in its employ one or more individuals performing services for it in employment; and
2. “Employee” means a person permitted to work by an employer in employment; and
3. “Place of employment” means the plant or premises in or about which an employee is permitted to work; and
4. “Department” means the Oklahoma Department of Labor; and
5. “Commissioner” means the Commissioner of Labor; and
6. “Division” means the Health and Safety Education and Training Division; and
7. “Standard” has the same meaning as, and includes, the words “regulation”, “code”, and “rule”; and
8. “National consensus standards” means any occupational safety or health standard adopted under a consensus method by a nationally recognized standards-producing organization; and
9. “Employment” includes all services for pay pursuant to a contract of hire except service in agricultural employment.


Laws 1970, c. 287, § 2, operative July 1, 1970; Laws 1984, c. 147, § 2, operative July 1, 1984; Laws 1992, c. 305, § 2, emerg. eff. May 27, 1992.
40 Okl. St. Ann. § 402, OK ST T. 40 § 402
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024) effective as of July 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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