Montana Safety and Health

The Montana Department of Labor & Industry’s Safety and Health Bureau is dedicated to help improve safety and health in the workplace and for Montana’s small businesses. The Bureau is made up of four sections: Compliance, Consultation, Mine, & Outreach.

Compliance

The Compliance Section inspects public entities across the state, ensuring that each location is following the Montana Safety Culture Act and providing a safe work space for its employees.

If you work for a public entity and need to report an unsafe workplace please call (406) 444-6401.

Consultation

Onsite Consultations will help employers identify safety and health hazards to reduce the potential of accidents or injuries. Consultations are confidential and conducted at no charge.

To request a consultation call (406) 494-0324.

Mine

The Mine Section provides scheduled mine safety training and is responsible for workplace safety and health compliance in coal mines and sand and gravel operations. Click on the Mine Safety & Health Link to see the types of training available and the training schedule.

To contact the Mine Section call (406) 444-6401.

Outreach

The Outreach Section provides free OHSA 10-Hour Training in Construction and General Industry in high schools and colleges across the state. In addition, the Outreach Section also partners with Job Service Offices across the state to provide classes to Montana’s business community.

SafetyFestMT is largest outreach effort by the Department of Labor & Industry. There are four events throughout the year in different locations throughout Montana. These events are free for participants and geared to meet the needs of the communities their held in. To learn more about SafetyFest visit safetyfestmt.com.