a safety movement from the
Montana Department of Transportation

Employers: Safety from the top

Employer role

Collectively, Montana businesses could save over $145 million per year by getting Montana's work injury rates in line with national averages. According to the state task force conducting the study, this figure only accounts for direct costs, such as insurance premiums and related health care.

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of both on- and off-the-job injuries.

Learn more at WorksafeMT.gov

Reducing injuries & liability

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of both on- and off-the-job injuries. Employers bear much of the cost. The good news is this liability can be reduced with an amazingly effective, ridiculously simple, and relatively cheap method - get your employees to buckle up.

Implementing a driver safety program

By implementing a driver safety program, you can greatly reduce the risks faced by your employees and their families while protecting your company's bottom line.

OSHA guidelines for employers
Sample seat belt policy
TrafficSafety.org
What employers can do

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Disarming Montana's biggest killer

Although observed safety belt use in Montana nears 80 percent, if between 87 and 94 percent of Montanans used seatbelts, it is estimated that an additional 20-30 lives would be saved each year. That number increases to 75 additional lives if seatbelt use were 100 percent.

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