Reporting Public Sector Fatalities, Hospitalizations, Amputations or Loss of an Eye
PUBLIC Sector Employees
A public sector employee works for a state, county, municipality, school district or any other Illinois local government.
As of October 19, 2015, all public sector employers under Illinois OSHA’s jurisdiction must report
· All work-related fatalities within 8 hours
· All work-related inpatient hospitalizations, all amputations and all losses of an eye within 24 hours.
You can report to Illinois OSHA by:
· Calling Illinois OSHA’s free and confidential number at (800)-782-7860.
· Calling (217)-782-7860 during normal business hours.
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.