The Montana Department of Labor
& Industry (DLI) today celebrated 10 years of providing free safety
training to Montanans at a virtual Miles City SafetyFestMT event.
“SafetyFestMT is one of the tools
we use to help promote a culture of safety across our great state,”
Acting Commissioner Brenda
“While it may look a little bit different right now, we’re
still providing the same free, quality training and collaborating with the
business community across the state to assist workers in acquiring the skills
they need to stay safe at their workplace.”
The Miles City SafetyFestMT event
marks DLI’s tenth year of providing safety training to Montanans in a variety
of career fields. The event will continue through May 14, offering a variety of
classes ranging from traditional safety and certification courses, to new
COVID-19 workplace safety topics. Approximately 240 participants have
registered for the virtual event.
agenda can be found at
“One workplace injury is too many,
which is why one of our main priorities at the Department of Labor &
Industry is to ensure the safety and health of each of Montana’s workers,”
Nordlund said. “I want to thank
each of the partners that help provide support and resources to this event.
Each SafetyFestMT class is made possible through the help of volunteer
instructors who donate their time.”
is a collaborative effort between DLI and businesses and other entities across
Montana who donate their time to present on various safety topics. This
collaboration allows SafetyFestMT to provide free, quality training to
employers and workers across the state.
last decade, DLI has held 34 SafetyFestMT events across the state. To date,
over 12,000 attendees have attended the variety of classes. The free events
attract professionals from a variety of career fields, including small business
owners, safety professionals, HR managers, employers, frontline managers,
supervisors, employees and job seekers.
information on upcoming SafetyFestMT events, visit