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§ 412. Violations--Penalties

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. § 412
§ 412. Violations--Penalties
A. Any person failing to comply with any standard or interfering with, impeding or obstructing in any manner the administration of standards pursuant to the provisions of the Oklahoma Occupational Health and Safety Standards Act, upon conviction, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
B. Any person who violates any of the provisions of the Oklahoma Occupational Health and Safety Standards Act, upon conviction, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and in addition thereto may be enjoined from continuing such violation. Each day upon which such violation occurs shall constitute a separate violation.
C. The Attorney General, on the request of the Commissioner, shall bring an action against any person violating any of the provisions of the Oklahoma Occupational Health and Safety Standards Act or violating any order or determination of the Commissioner promulgated pursuant to the Oklahoma Occupational Health and Safety Standards Act.
D. The Commissioner of Labor may promulgate rules establishing a schedule of administrative penalties and fines for violations of the Oklahoma Occupational Health and Safety Standards Act which may be in addition to or in lieu of the criminal penalties provided in this section. The promulgation of an administrative fine schedule shall grant the Commissioner authority to impose those administrative fines for any violation of the Oklahoma Occupational Health and Safety Standards Act. Funds collected as payment from a violator for administrative fines imposed for a violation of the Oklahoma Occupational Health and Safety Standards Act shall be deposited to the Department of Labor Administrative Penalty Revolving Fund created in Section 3 of this act.1

Credits

Laws 1970, c. 287, § 12, operative July 1, 1970; Laws 1984, c. 147, § 5, operative July 1, 1984; Laws 1992, c. 305, § 5, emerg. eff. May 27, 1992; Laws 2016, c. 82, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 2016.

Footnotes

Title 40, § 405.1.
40 Okl. St. Ann. § 412, OK ST T. 40 § 412
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session and First and Second Extraordinary Sessions of the 58th Legislature (2022).
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