Perspectives

Helping protect the ones who protect

It became evident in late March that many of Montana’s front line employers were unable to access Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) for their workers. Knowing that, and with our commitment to build a safer Montana, we created the COVID-19  PPE grant program.

The grants were available to policyholders with the most vulnerable workers including firefighters, EMTs, police, physician, dental and physical therapy offices, nursing homes, grocery and drug stores, social services organizations, and group homes.

“It’s in our mission and vision to partner with Montana businesses and their workers to create a safe environment for them,” said MSF President and CEO, Laurence Hubbard. “This has never been more important than during this pandemic.”

MSF Staff preparing to ship PPE boxes

Qualifying policyholders completed an application with the stated number of PPE requested and the necessity of the items. There was no cost for the PPE.

The response was overwhelming. MSF successfully filled the majority of the requests.  In the end, our employees packed and shipped 506 boxes of PPE to 453 frontline policyholders and their employees. This included 30,000 KN95 masks, 156,000 tri-fold masks, and 100 thermometers.

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Making Contact

Providing quality customer service is our number one priority at Montana State Fund. If you ever have a question or need assistance please feel free to call a customer service specialist who will be happy to assist you.

Important MSF Contact Information

Customer Service
800-332-6102
406-495-5001 (Direct Line to Select Service)
406-495-5006  (Direct Line to Premier Service)

Main Website Address
montanastatefund.com

Safety Website Address
safemt.com 

Return to Work Resources/Young Worker Safety
safemt.com

Safety Seminars safemt.com
800-332-6102 Extension 5361 (Kirk Smith)

ACE Program 800-332-6102 Extension 5292 (Rita Naylor)

Fraud Hotline 888-MTCRIME 888-682-7463