Illinois Accidents laws & safety compliance analysis

Illinois Accidents: What you need to know

Illinois has not adopted any workplace safety and health requirements for accident investigations or in-house accident reporting.

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See the national Accidents topic for guidance in preventing workplace accidents and procedures to handle them when they occur.

See the state Illness and Injuries topic for information about reporting an accident that results in fatalities or multiple hospitalizations.

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 U.S. Department of Labor/Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) administers and enforces federal workplace safety and health requirements in private sector workplaces. The Illinois Department of Labor/Division of Safety Inspection and Education administers safety and health rules for public sector workplaces.


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