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HR and Workplace Safety: Montana

HR and Workplace Safety (OSHA Compliance) requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Jason S. Ritchie and Bradley T. Cave, Holland & Hart LLP.


  • Montana law provides an OSHA-like system for workplace safety for all public sector employers. See Overview and Who Does OSHA Regulate?
  • Montana law also provides safety and inspection requirements for coal mining employers beyond that imposed by federal law, as well as additional regulations for logging and construction employers. See OSHA Compliance Requirements.
  • Under the Montana Safety Culture Act, employers are required to develop and administer a Safety Program for all employees, and for employers with more than five employees, the creation of a Safety Committee. See Safety Programs and Committees.