Worker Health

Mission & Value Statement

The mission of the Montana Occupational Health & Safety Surveillance program (MOHSS) is to identify, track, and monitor work-related fatalities, injuries, and illnesses in order to improve worker health and safety across Montana.

The Montana Occupational Health & Safety Surveillance program will:

  • Build a strong and dependable occupational health surveillance system for Montana
  • Conduct high quality research on workplace injuries, illnesses, and fatalities in Montana
  • Provide useful and timely information so that workers and employers in Montana can be aware of health hazards in the workplace
  • Collaborate with workers, organizations, and other stakeholders to identify opportunities for improvement and intervention
  • Tackle occupational health projects to address the needs of the Montana workforce
  • Do our best work for the people of Montana

What are we currently working on?

Occupational Health Indicators: Montana 2004-2014: A review of 24 data-based indicators of occupational health in Montana from 2004 to 2014. This trends report includes background, results, and discussion for each occupational health indicator, as well as overall conclusions and guidance for the next steps towards improving worker health in Montana. (online now!) - full report

Noteworthy News

Occupational Health Indicators: Montana 2004-2014 - a new report from the Montana Occupational Health & Safety Surveillance program!

National Safety Stand-Down Event to Prevent Falls in Construction - May 8-12, 2017

Free Sound Level Meter App from NIOSH (Feb. 2017) 

Construction Workers, Health, and Healthcare Report from CPWR - Center for Construction Research and Training (Feb. 2017)

Job Evaluation Checklists for Work-Related Musculoskeletal Injuries from WA Department of Labor & Industries (Dec. 2016)

Contact Info

Julia M. Brennan, MPH

(406) 444-1722