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 (MOHSS) 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?

Industry Spotlights: One-page overviews of work-related injury, illness, and fatality data by industry sector (online June 2017) 

Noteworthy News

Safe + Sound Week: June 12-18th - national event to raise awareness of the value of safety and health programs, including activities and trainings centered on management leadership, worker participation, and fixing hazards

Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction - training and resource plans available for National Safety Stand-Down (May 8-12, 2017)

Fall Fatalities among Oil & Gas Extraction Workers - falls are a leading cause of death in the oil and gas industry! (April 27, 2017)

New! First quarterly Occupational Health Newsletter online (March 30, 2017)

New! Occupational Health Indicators: Montana 2004-2014 trends report (March 2017)

Contact Info

Julia M. Brennan, MPH

(406) 444-1722