Health and Safety Tools

Safety Trainings


Helpful Links:
  • Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, and Hunting Industry - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) - website
  • Logging Safety (NIOSH) - webpage
  • Free logging operation safety videos courtesy of the Montana Logging Association - website
  • YouTube Channel with videos on agricultural safety and health topics (U.S. Agricultural Safety and Health Center)
  • High Plains Intermountain Center for Agricultural Health & Safety: website and 2015 Annual Report
  • National Children's Center for Rural and Agricultural Health and Safety: website and Fact Sheet
  • ATV Safety webpage - includes links to useful brochures, posters, and presentations
  • Pesticide Illness and Injury Surveillance topic page (NIOSH) - website
  • Veterinary Safety and Health topic page (NIOSH) - website
  • Acute Pesticide Illnesses Associated with Off-Target Pesticide Drift from Agricultural Applications: 11 States, 1998-2006 - report
  • Grain Engulfment & Entrapment - report
  • ATV-Related Workers' Compensation Claims in Montana, 2007-2012 - report


Helpful Links:
  • Asbestos Control Program - Montana Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) - website
  • State and Federal Asbestos Regulations and Controlled Burns - brochure  
  • Asbestos Safety & Health topic page - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
  • Asbestos in Homes, Montana - website
  • Pulmonary abnormalities as a result of exposure to Libby amphibole during childhood and adolescence - report
  • Exposure to asbestos-containing vermiculite from Libby, Montana, at 28 processing sites in the United States - research article
  • US Forest Service worker exposure to Libby Amphibole fibers - report
  • Current Research and Opportunities to Address Environmental Asbestos Exposures - report


Helpful Links:
  • CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training website: training programs, informational webinars, research and publications
  • Construction Solutions: safety solutions by line of work, task, and hazard - website
  • Keep Your Fall Prevention Program Alive All Year Long - website
  • Infographics: Prevent Construction Falls - website
  • Electronic Library of Construction Occupational Safety & Health (elcosh) - website
  • Construction Industry (OSHA) website: useful information and training topics
  • Strengthen Your Jobsite Safety Climate: Worksheets and a Rating Tool - workbook
  • Handouts and Toolbox Talks - website
  • Preventing Falls in Construction - training workbook
  • Nail Gun Safety topic page (NIOSH) - website
  • Fall Injuries and Prevention in the Construction Industry - report 
  • Building a Safety Culture: Improving Safety and Health Management in the Construction Industry - report


Helpful Links:
  • Manufacturing Program from National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) - website
  • Manufacturing Safety Topics (NIOSH) - website
  • Welding and Manganese topic page (NIOSH) - website
  • Industrial Safety - safety and risk management program, Montana State University - website
  • Occupational Injuries and Fatalities Due to Falls in Manufacturing Sector - report
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders in Manufacturing - report
  • Work-related Respiratory Diseases in Manufacturing - report
  • Forklift Safety Guide - WA State Department of Labor and Industries - report

Mining and Oil & Gas

Helpful Links:
  • Protect Oil and Gas Workers from Hydrocarbon Gas and Vapors - video
  • Oil and Gas Extraction Fatalities topics page (NIOSH) - website
  • Air, Energy, and Mining Division - Montana Department of Environmental Quality - website
  • Waste Management & Remediation Division - Montana Department of Environmental Quality - website
  • Diesel Exhaust in Mining topic page (NIOSH) - website
  • Respiratory Diseases in Mining topic page (NIOSH) - website
  • Oil and Gas Extraction Worker Fatalities, 2014 Mid-Year Report - report
  • Sudden Deaths Among Oil and Gas Extraction Workers Resulting from Oxygen Deficiency and Inhalation of Hydrocarbon Gases and Vapors - report
  • Prevent Worker Deaths from Exposures to Hydrocarbon Gases and Vapors at Oil and Gas Wellsites - report
  • Diesel Aerosols and Gases in Underground Mines: Guide to Exposure Assessment and Control - report
  • Dust Control Handbook for Industrial Minerals Mining and Processing - report
  • Occupational exposures to respirable crystalline silica during hydraulic fracturing - report


Helpful Links:
  • Keep Workers Safe on the Road Infographic (NIOSH) - infographic
  • Preventing work-related motor vehicle crashes (NIOSH) - fact sheet
  • Quick Sleep Tips for Truck Drivers (NIOSH) - report
  • Seat Belts: Take Pride in Your Job video for oil and gas extraction workers - video
  • Behind the Wheel at Work eNewsletter: All Things Safety - newsletter
  • Center for Motor Vehicle Safety at Work (NIOSH) - website
  • Prevention Information for Employers and Workers - Motor Vehicle Safety at Work (NIOSH) - website
  • Behind the Wheel at Work eNewsletter Archives (NIOSH) - website 
  • Long-Haul Truck Drivers topic page (NIOSH) - website
  • Distracted Driving at Work topic page (NIOSH) - website
  • Trucking Industry Safety and Health Info (OSHA) - webpage
  • Trucker sleep patterns influence safety-critical events - report
  • National survey of long-haul truck drivers: injury and safety (NIOSH) - report
  • Work-Related Roadway Crashes: Challenges and Opportunities for Prevention - report
  • Law Enforcement Officer Motor Vehicle Crash and Struck-by Fatality Investigations: A Pilot Program - report

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