(210 ILCS 160/15)
(a) A health care worker who contacts law enforcement or files a report with law enforcement against a patient or individual because of workplace violence shall provide notice to management of the health care provider by which he or she is employed within 3 days after contacting law enforcement or filing the report.
(b) No management of a health care provider may discourage a health care worker from exercising his or her right to contact law enforcement or file a report with law enforcement because of workplace violence.
(c) A health care provider that employs a health care worker shall display a notice stating that verbal aggression will not be tolerated and physical assault will be reported to law enforcement.
(d) The health care provider shall offer immediate post-incident services for a health care worker directly involved in a workplace violence incident caused by patients or their visitors, including acute treatment and access to psychological evaluation.
(Source: P.A. 100-1051, eff. 1-1-19