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:

  • First Aid/CPR/AED Training
  • OSHA 10 & 30-Hour Construction
  • OSHA 10 & 30-Hour General Industry
  • 40-Hour HAZWOPER Training ( twice a year)
  • 8-Hour HAZWOPER Refresher
  • Defensive Driving
  • Work Comp 101
  • Stay at Work/Return to Work
  • OSHA Update
  • Public Sector Update
  • Montana Safety Culture Act Emphasis Programs
  • Hazardous Waste 101
  • Radon & Asbestos
  • Accident Investigation

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.

Select this link to learn about the participants who signed up for SafetyFestMT: Havre 21 Virtual Event

If you would like to be subscribed to our newsletter which will give you important information and dates about upcoming SafetyFests, you can subscribe here:  SafetyFest Newsletter

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.

Nominations Open for Governor's Awards

Do you know someone in the private/public sector who has gone above and beyond to create a workplace culture centered around safety? If so, you can nominate them for the 2021 Governor's Safety Achievement Award. Please send the nomination form and supporting documents to Wendy Jackson at by no later than July 2, 2021.


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