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  1. Article number 1 - Lt. Gov. Sanguinetti and IDOL celebrate Labor Day
  2. Article number 2 - Illinois #1 for Workplace Safety
  3. Article number 3 - Cutting the Red Tape!
  4. Article number 4 - Downstate IL Occupational Safety & Health Day 2017
  • Lt. Gov. Sanguinetti and IDOL celebrate Labor Day

    In honor of Labor Day 2017, Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti joined Acting Director Joe Beyer at Becker Iron & Metal in Venice.

    "One of Illinois’ best assets is its workforce,” Lieutenant Governor Sanguinetti said. “Our Administration has made it a priority to attract and retain high-paying, high-quality jobs in Illinois."

    Read more by clicking here​.

  • Illinois #1 for Workplace Safety

    ​The National Safety Council gave Illinois an 'A' for workplace safety and ranked it number one nationwide. The grade was based on the State's efforts to encourage prevention, preparedness, and worker health.

    For the wellbeing of all employees in the State, Illinois OSHA will strive to maintain this high rating. Promoting safe work environments is our top goal.

    Check out the full "The State of Safety: A State-by-State Report"​ by clicking here.

  • Cutting the Red Tape!

    For too long, burdensome regulations and outdated forms have been holding Illinois businesses and workers back. That’s why the Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL) is reviewing all of its current rules and updating its procedures.

    So far, IDOL has updated its forms to an online format for workplace and carnival safety reports, overtime permits, day and temp agency applications, and more—all of which is reducing paperwork and saving taxpayer dollars.

    Submit your own cost-saving ideas at the Illinois Competitiveness Council​.
  • Downstate IL Occupational Safety & Health Day 2017

    To promote safety in the workplace, Acting Director Anna Hui joined employers and employees at the 26th Annual Downstate Illinois Occupational Safety and Health (DIOSH) Day Conference. 

    “The health and safety of all workers remains one of our top priorities,” IDOL Acting Director Hui said. “It is great to see so many employees and employers come out to learn more about ensuring workplace health and safety.”

    Learn more about DIOSH Day by clicking here.

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