Department of Labor and Industry

Montana Safety Plans Introduction

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A formal safety plan will help keep your employees safe. It is also necessary to qualify for one of the new workers compensation insurance groups.
Why employers need a safety plan

  • Montana’s injury rate is 50% higher than the national average
  • Skyrocketing medical costs
  • An effective safety program is your key to: Lowering costs, Improving productivity and Improving employees’ morale 

Why employees need a safety plan

  • Reduced income
  • Depletion of savings
  • Loss of assets (auto, home)
  • Overall, an injured worker loses 40.5% of their lifetime wages with a more significant part of the wages lost after maximum healing
  • Benefits for injured workers are low

 

Step 1.  Read the Montana Safety Culture Act

 

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Sample Forms