Illinois Department of Public Health

State: 
Illinois
Jurisdiction: 
Illinois
Waterslides only
Agency: 
Department of Public Health
Overview of Amusement Ride Regulation
Regulation Type: 
Government officials inspect rides and investigate accidents
Inspection Program: 

Agency is authorized to inspect pools and waterslides.

Investigative Authority: 

Agency is authorized to investigate serious accidents and illnesses at pools and waterslides.

Reporting Criteria: 

All drownings and injuries or illnesses requiring hospitalization shall be reported to the Department within 24 hours, and the Department's "Drowning and Injury Report" form shall be completed and submitted within seven days.

Date of last update: 
September 16, 2008