Department of Labor and Industry

Occupational Safety and Health

Occupational Safety and Health

Public Sector Compliance

The Montana Safety Act and the Montana Occupational Health Act require safety and health inspections of workplaces of public employers , eg. cities, counties, schools, etc. There are approximately 2,100 single public entities to be inspected statewide under this “mandatory inspection program.” The Safety Bureau currently conducts 200-250 inspections per year.

OSHA Consultation Project

(Private Sector)
Under a grant from OSHA the Safety Bureau will provide, at an employer's request, a confidential comprehensive safety and health consultation at no cost. Consultations are limited to employers with less than 250 employees. Employers in high hazard industries are given priority.
Phone: (406) 444-6401