Nominations Open for 2019 Governor's Achievement Awards!
The Department is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Governor's Safety Achievement Awards, the 2019 Governor's Achievement Award for Outstanding Workers' Compensation Professional and the Inaugural 2019 Governor's Future Generation in Workers' Compensation Award. Please submit nominations electronically to Casey Kyler-West at firstname.lastname@example.org. Nominations must be submitted by June 1, 2020.
What is SafetyFestMT?
SafetyFestMT is a collaborative effort between the Montana Department of Labor & Industry and businesses/entities across the state who donate their time to present various topics. This collaboration allows SafetyFestMT to provide FREE quality training to employers and their workers throughout Montana. Just as the needs of each community in Montana are diverse and unique so is each SafetyFest. Each event provides classes that focus on the specific needs of the region along with a core curriculum of classes including but not limited to:
- OSHA 10 & 30-Hour Construction
- OSHA 10 & 30-Hour General Industry
- 40-Hour HAZWOPER Training ( twice a year)
- 8-Hour HAZWOPER Refresher
- Stay at Work/Return to Work
- Montana Safety Culture Act Emphasis Programs
Whether you are a seasoned safety professional, or just getting started; you can choose only the topics that apply to you and your business. SafetyFest has the tools to help you create a culture of safety in your workplace.
Who Attends SafetyFestMT?
To date thousands of Montanans from a variety of industries have attended SafetyFest. Small business owners, safety professionals, HR managers, employers, frontline managers, supervisors, employees, job seekers and average citizens have attended SafetyFest. The variety of classes offered allows for a more diverse audience.
We encourage you, whether you work in the trades, on a farm/ranch, warehouse, or in an office to attend an upcoming event in your area.
Request a Consultation
If you would like to reduce workplace safety and health hazards in your business, but can't wait until the next SafetyFest comes to your area; you can request a free consultation with the Department of Labor & Industry's Consultation Services. These services are confidential and will not result in any fines or penalties.