Department of Labor and Industry

Safety Consultation Program

Free Safety Consultation Program

Free Safety Consultation Service for all Workplace Safety Needs

Identify problems before they become accidents. Workplace hazards have a direct impact on your employees and your business. The Montana Safety and Health Bureau offers safety consultations that are either comprehensive or limited to your specific needs.

There are no fees charged for the consultation nor are fines or penalties levied for any safety or health hazards observed during the consultation.

Schedule a Free Consultation

Safety and Health Bureau
Department of Labor and Industry
P.O. Box 1728
Helena, MT 59624-1728
Phone: (406) 444-6401

What We Can Do For You:

Our consultation services are confidential, conducted at no charge, and may include:

  • Identification of accident trends and significant potentials.
  • Explanation of requirements under the Montana Safety Culture Act.
  • Assistance with regulatory compliance.
  • Recommendations to control and eliminate hazards.
  • Written program evaluation.
  • Safety and health program development.
  • Industrial hygiene services, such as noise monitoring.
  • Hands-on training for health and safety topics.
  • Education on personal protective equipment.
  • Safety committees.
  • Ergonomic evaluations.
  • Safety brochures and materials.

With your cooperation and commitment an effective consultation will reduce workplace injuries and illnesses.

Who Can Request A Consultation

Private employers may request this service by contacting the Dept. of Labor and Industry, Occupational Safety and Health Bureau, at (406)444-6401. Consultations will be scheduled on a first-come first-served basis with priority granted to small business employers in high hazard industries.

An Effective Consultation Will:

  • Assist in eliminating workplace safety and health hazards.
  • Help employers establish or strengthen an employee safety and health program.
  • Supply employers with the tools to lower workers’ compensation costs by reducing workplace injury and illness.
  • Aid in the eligibility process to participate in OSHA’s Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP).