Montana Lockout/Tagout laws & safety compliance analysis

Montana Lockout/Tagout: What you need to know

Montana does not have a federally approved occupational safety and health regulatory program for the state; therefore, private sector workplaces must comply with federal occupational safety and health standards.

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The state has adopted the federal lockout/tagout rules by reference (Admin. Rules of MT 24.30.102) for public sector (local and state government offices and operations) employers in general industry workplaces.

The U.S. Department of Labor/Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) administers and enforces federal workplace safety and health requirements in private sector workplaces in the state. The Montana Department of Labor and Industry (DLI)/Safety and Health Bureau administers workplace safety and health rules in public sector workplaces.

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