|Public Act 094-0042
||LRB094 03623 RXD 33628 b
AN ACT concerning health.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Construction Site Temporary Restroom Facility Act.
It has been established by
scientific evidence that improper plumbing can result in the
introduction of pathogenic organisms into the potable water
supply, result in the escape of toxic gases into the
environment, and result in potentially lethal disease and
epidemic. It is further found that minimum numbers of plumbing
facilities and fixtures are necessary for the comfort and
convenience of workers and persons in public places.
Temporary restroom facility.
The owner or the
owner's representative of a temporary building or building
under construction, that is not yet occupied for its intended
purpose, shall ensure that employees working on the
construction site have access to restroom facilities which meet
the following requirements:
(1) Toileting facilities shall be enclosed and
discharged into a sanitary sewer. In lieu of connecting to
a sewer, the sanitary facility may be a portable, enclosed,
chemically-treated tank-tight unit.
(2) If individual portable units are used, separate
toileting facilities are not required for males and
females. Toileting facilities shall be provided based on
the Occupational Safety and Health Administration
construction sanitation standards, which are as follows:
(A) For 20 employees or less, one toilet facility
shall be provided.
(B) For 20 employees or more, one toilet facility