(20 ILCS 505/41)
Department of Children and Family Services to submit quarterly reports to the General Assembly.
(a) The Department of Children and Family Services shall, by January 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1 of each year, electronically transmit to the General Assembly, a report that shall include the following information reflecting the period ending 15 days prior to the submission of the electronic report:
(1) the number of assaults on or threats against
employees in the line of duty by service region;
(2) the number of employee injuries resulting from
assaults in the line of duty; and
(3) descriptions of the nature of each injury, the
number of injuries requiring medical treatment, and the number of days off work per injury.
(b) The requirements in subsection (a) do not relieve the Department from the recordkeeping requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
(c) The Department shall:
(1) establish a reasonable procedure for employees
to report work-related assaults and injuries. A procedure is not reasonable if it would deter or discourage a reasonable employee from accurately reporting a workplace assault or injury;
(2) inform each employee:
(A) of the procedure for reporting work-related
(B) of the right to report work-related assaults
(C) that the Department is prohibited from
discharging or in any manner discriminating against employees for reporting work-related assaults and injuries; and
(3) not discharge, discipline, or in any manner
discriminate against any employee for reporting a work-related assault or injury.
(Source: P.A. 100-1075, eff. 1-1-19