(820 ILCS 219/135)
    Sec. 135. Safety education and other programs.
    (a) The Department shall encourage public employers as well as organizations and groups of employees to institute and maintain safety education programs for employees and promote the observation of safety practices.
    (b) The Department shall provide and conduct educational programs specifically designed to meet the regulatory requirements set forth in the occupational safety and health standards and to meet the needs of public employers.
    (c) The Department shall conduct regular public information programs to inform public employers of changes or updates to the standards and rules adopted under this Act as necessary.
    (d) The Department shall provide support services for any public employer that needs assistance with the public employer's self-inspection programs.
(Source: P.A. 98-874, eff. 1-1-15.)