|Public Act 094-0828
||LRB094 15586 LCT 55049 b
AN ACT concerning burn injury reporting.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Injury Reporting Act.
Burn injury reporting.
(a) Every case of a burn injury treated in a hospital as
described in this Act may be reported to the Office of the
State Fire Marshal. The hospital's administrator, manager,
superintendent, or his or her designee deciding to report under
this Act shall make an oral report of every burn injury in a
timely manner as soon as treatment permits, except as provided
in subsection (c) of this Section, that meets one of the
(1) a person receives a serious second-degree burn or a
third degree burn, but not a radiation burn, to 10% or more
of the person's body as a whole;
(2) a person sustains a burn to the upper respiratory
tract or occurring laryngeal edema due to the inhalation of
(3) a person sustains any burn injury likely to result
in death; or
(4) a person sustains any other burn injury not
excluded by subsection (c).
(b) The oral report shall consist of notification by
telephone to the Office of the State Fire Marshal using a
toll-free number established by the Office of the State Fire
Marshal for this purpose.
(c) A hospital's administrator, manager, superintendent,
or his or her designee deciding to report under this Act shall
not report any of the following burn injuries:
(1) a burn injury of a first responder, as defined in