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§ 15. Workplace safety.
(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, either by physical or electronic means, 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.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Illinois Statutes Chapter 210. Health Facilities and Regulation § 160/15. Workplace safety - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/il/chapter-210-health-facilities-and-regulation/il-st-sect-210-160-15/
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