Montana Code Annotated 2021



Part 15. Montana Safety Culture Act

Safety Consultation

39-71-1503. Safety consultation. (1) As used in this part, "safety consultation services" means assistance rendered by an insurer or the department to advise and aid an employer in the identification, evaluation, and control of existing and potential accidental and occupational health problems. The services may be delivered in person, by mail, electronically, or by telephone, based upon need.

(2) Safety consultation services include but are not limited to:

(a) surveys consisting of onsite identification and subsequent evaluation of exposures relative to employees, materials, equipment, work methods, processes, and facilities;

(b) recommendations expressed in the form of communications to an employer, with reference to control of exposures to occupational accident, injury, or illness and to improvement of safety programs and systems;

(c) education and training programs, including aids, programs, and materials made available to assist in the control of exposures;

(d) consultations to advise employers relative to risk, exposure, and experience in the employer's business;

(e) accident analysis consisting of review of reported accidents to determine cause and trends; and

(f) industrial hygiene services, including recognition, evaluation, and control of chemical, physical, and biological exposures.

History: En. Sec. 3, Ch. 295, L. 1993; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 170, L. 2003; amd. Sec. 16, Ch. 27, L. 2009.