Workplace Health and Safety Policy
(with Acknowledgment) (IL)


This template is an Illinois workplace health and safety policy that informs employees of their employer's commitment to maintaining a safe working environment. This template includes practical guidance, drafting notes, and an alternate clause. This template is intended for private employers. Note that Illinois has a state-specific Occupational Health and Safety Act, 820 ILCS 219/1 et seq., but it only applies to public-sector employers. 820 ILCS 219/5. For more information, see OSHA Compliance: Illinois XpertHR Employment Law Manual 3152. Employers may include this policy in an employee handbook or distribute it as a standalone policy. This workplace health and safety policy is based on federal and Illinois law. This template also sets forth the process by which employees may report workplace illnesses and injuries for the employer to comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Act's (OSH Act) recordkeeping requirements. For information on workplace safety and health issues in ...