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

Noteworthy News

New! Newsletter on Health Care and Social Assistance Industry injuries in Montana (September 2017)

Upcoming Event! Indoor Air Quality Training - learn how to identify issues and solutions in Great Falls, October 24-26, 2017

Protect Oil & Gas Workers from Hydrocarbon Gases and Vapors - video shows hazards of manual gauging and fluid sampling in oil & gas production tanks (August 2017)

Prevent Lead Exposure in Shooting Ranges - fact sheet from Louisiana with practical prevention tips to reduce harmful lead exposure (July 2017)

Industry Spotlights pages now available for 12 different industries, with injury data specific to Montana (May 2017)


Check out the Montana Reports page and Health and Safety Tools page for more resources! 


Contact Info

Julia M. Brennan, MPH

(406) 444-1722