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(210 ILCS 160/20)
Workplace violence prevention program.
(a) A health care provider shall create a workplace violence prevention program that complies with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration guidelines for preventing workplace violence for health care and social service workers as amended or updated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
(a-5) In addition, the workplace violence prevention program shall include:
(1) the following classifications of workplace
violence as one of 4 possible types:
(A) "Type 1 violence" means workplace violence
committed by a person who has no legitimate business at the work site and includes violent acts by anyone who enters the workplace with the intent to commit a crime.
(B) "Type 2 violence" means workplace violence
directed at employees by customers, clients, patients, students, inmates, visitors, or other individuals accompanying a patient.
(C) "Type 3 violence" means workplace violence
against an employee by a present or former employee, supervisor, or manager.
(D) "Type 4 violence" means workplace violence
committed in the workplace by someone who does not work there, but has or is known to have had a personal relationship with an employee;
(2) management commitment and worker participation,
including, but not limited to, nurses;
(3) worksite analysis and identification of
(4) hazard prevention and control;
(5) safety and health training with required hours
(6) recordkeeping and evaluation of the violence
(b) The Department of Public Health may by rule adopt additional criteria for workplace violence prevention programs.
(Source: P.A. 100-1051, eff. 1-1-19; 101-81, eff. 7-12-19.)