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Employee Health: Illinois

Employee Health requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Authors: Stuart R. Buttrick, Susan W. Kline, Stacey Smiricky and Lindsey M. Hogan, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP


  • Employees exposed to toxic chemicals have particular rights. See Toxic Chemicals.
  • Employees whose positions require them to enter into an underground sewer must receive certain information. See Underground Sewers.
  • Illinois allows the use of medical and recreational marijuana See Marijuana.
  • Employers must abide by Illinois smoking laws. See Smoking in the Workplace.
  • Chicago has requirements pertaining to smoking. See Local Requirements.