Department of Labor and Industry

2008 Award Winners

2008 Montana Governor's Safety & Health Awards Program


The Governor’s Awards for Health and Safety are the highest honor given by the State of Montana in recognition of health and safety excellence.

Winners were recognized at a formal awards ceremony during the Annual Governor’s Conference on Workers Compensation and Occupational Safety & Health and were presented with a banner and plaque for display at the work site.  The Lt. Governor and the Commissioner of Labor presented the 2008 awards.

2008 Winners by Catagory

Large Private Employer (75 or more employees)
ConocoPhillips Billings Refinery

Large Public Employer of the Year (75 or more employees)
Missoula County Public Schools

Small Private Employer of the Year (Fewer than 75 employees)
TransBas Inc., Billings

Small Public Employer of the Year (Fewer than 75 employees)
Ravalli County Road and Bridge Dept.

Mines and Sand & Gravel Operations (All)
Rio Tinto Minerals, Three Forks

Governor’s Cup Award (Overall winner)
ConocoPhillips Billings Refinery