TITLE 56: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
SUBCHAPTER b: REGULATION OF WORKING CONDITIONS
PART 350 HEALTH AND SAFETY
SECTION 350.410 REPORTING FATALITIES, HOSPITALIZATIONS, AMPUTATIONS AND LOSS OF EYE INCIDENTS TO THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF LABOR


 

Section 350.410  Reporting Fatalities, Hospitalizations, Amputations and Loss of Eye Incidents to the Illinois Department of Labor

 

a)         Basic Requirement

Within 8 hours after the death of any employee from a work-related incident, the employer shall orally report the fatality by telephone 24/7 Notification – (800) 782-7860 or (217) 782-7860.  Within 24 hours after the in-patient hospitalization of one or more employees, or an employee's amputation, or an employee's loss of an eye, as a result of a work-related incident, the employer shall report the in‑patient hospitalization, amputation or loss of an eye.

 

b)         Implementation

 

1)         The reporter must give the following information for each fatality or hospitalization incident:

 

A)        The establishment name;

 

B)        The location of the incident;

 

C)        The time of the incident;

 

D)        The number of fatalities or hospitalized employees;

 

E)        The names of any injured employees;

 

F)         The reporter's contact person and his or her phone number; and

 

G)        A brief description of the incident.

 

2)         Every fatality or hospitalization incident resulting from a motor vehicle accident must be reported.

 

3)         Report a fatality caused by a heart attack at work.  The Division Manager will decide whether to investigate the incident, depending on the circumstances of the heart attack.

 

4)         Only report fatalities or hospitalizations that occur within 30 days after an incident.

 

5)         If the employer does not learn of a reportable incident at the time it occurs and the incident would otherwise be reportable under this Section, make the report within 8 hours after the incident is reported to the employer or any agent or employee of the employer.

 

(Source:  Amended at 39 Ill. Reg. 14176, effective October 19, 2015)