The Montana Safety Culture Act requires insurers to provide assistance in identifying, evaluating, and controlling existing and potential accidental and occupational health problems.
This confidential program is available to private employers at no charge. For more information, contact the Safety Bureau, Department of Labor and Industry, PO Box 1728, Helena, MT 59624 or call (406)444-6401.
Most manufacturers provide manuals and training on how to safely operate their equipment.
With the growing emphasis on safety in the workplace, many associations are coordinating efforts on safety issues to better serve their members. Employers can work together to better protect their employees by sharing information, training materials, and hosting joint training programs.
Many labor organizations have safety and health expertise and are willing to work jointly with employers to address safety concerns.
The National Safety Council is one of the many organizations that has an array of safety information available. Many vendors of video tape based safety training rent or sell programs to interested customers. The Yellow Pages provides a list of companies that specialize in safety items and services.