Labor Department Hearings Continue

The Oklahoma Department of Labor continues with a series of public hearings regarding proposed rule changes.

One recent hearing focused on the Alternative Fuels Program where the department proposed changes in its requirements and certification for Alternative Fuels Technicians. It’s proposing to eliminate the status of an electric vehicle charge station technician.

A January 18 public hearing will be held on proposed changes to the Boiler Program. It will start at 1 p.m. at the Labor Department headquarters.

An Elevator program hearing will be held the same date at 10 a.m. The department is proposing a change in administrative fees.

A third hearing will be held Jan. 18 at 3 p.m. on the Public Employees Occupational Safety Health program. The changes are slight, renaming the PEOSH unit to a division.