TITLE 56: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
SUBCHAPTER b: REGULATION OF WORKING CONDITIONS
PART 350 HEALTH AND SAFETY
SECTION 350.10 DEFINITIONS


 

Section 350.10 Definitions

 

The definitions and interpretations contained in Section 5 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act shall apply when those terms are used in this Part.

 

Act − the Occupational Safety and Health Act [820 ILCS 219].

 

Administrative Law Judge or ALJ - an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of Illinois who has been designated by the Director to conduct any hearings governed by this Part, 56 Ill. Adm. Code 120 (Rule of Procedure in Administrative Hearings), and Section 100 of the Act.

 

Authorized Employee Representative any person authorized by the employees to represent their interests in collective bargaining and other labor relations matters.

 

Department or IDOL the Illinois Department of Labor.

 

Director the Director of the Illinois Department of Labor.

 

Division or Illinois OSHA the Division of Occupational Safety and Health within the Illinois Department of Labor. The Illinois OSHA name will be used in all marketing and outreach efforts.

 

Division Manager − the employee regularly or temporarily in charge of the Division of Occupational Safety and Health within the Illinois Department of Labor, or any other person or persons who are authorized to act for that employee on a case-by-case basis.

 

Employee means every person in the service of any of the following entities, regardless of whether the service is by virtue of election, by appointment or contract, or by hire, and regardless of whether the relationship is express or implied or established orally or in writing:

 

the State, including members of the General Assembly, members of the Commerce Commission, members of the Workers' Compensation Commission and any person in the service of a public university or college in Illinois;

 

an Illinois county, including deputy sheriffs and assistant state's attorneys; or

 

an Illinois city, township, village, incorporated town or school district, body politic, or other municipal corporation.

 

Public Employer or Employer the State of Illinois or any political subdivisions of the State. [820 ILCS 219/5]

 

Enforcement Inspector or Inspector − a person authorized by the Division of Occupational Safety and Health within the Illinois Department of Labor, to conduct inspections.

 

Inspection − any inspection of an employer's establishment or other area, workplace or environment where work is performed by an employee of an employer, and includes any inspection conducted pursuant to a complaint filed under Section 350.120(a) and (c), any re-inspection, follow-up inspection, accident investigation or other inspection conducted under Section 65 of the Act.

 

Regional Enforcement Manager or REM a person authorized, by the Division of Occupational Safety and Health within the Illinois Department of Labor to manage the day-to-day operations of Enforcement Inspectors.

 

Working Days − Mondays through Fridays, but not including State holidays. In computing 15 working days, the day of receipt of any notice shall not be included, and the last day of the 15 working days shall be included.

 

(Source: Amended at 46 Ill. Reg. 3518, effective February 15, 2022)