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Starting in 2014, Commission-level decisions are now available online.  For information on where else to obtain the decisions, click here

Illinois Appellate and Supreme Court workers' compensation opinions are available online.


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) co-host a web page with a number of links to various sources of data. 

The Illinois Department of Public Health produces data about work-related fatal and nonfatal injuries for studies coordinated by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The Department of Insurance produces data about workers' compensation insurance.

The National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI) produces data on workers' compensation benefit payments.

The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) produces data on the frequency of injury, average cost per injury, etc.

The Oregon Division of Workers' Compensation publishes a well-known analysis of workers' compensation insurance rates among the 50 states. 

The Workers' Compensation Research Institute conducts studies of states' systems.

Other State W.C. Agencies

The North Carolina Industrial Commission has a great page of links to the workers' compensation agencies in all 50 states.


Other Government Agencies

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has a workplace safety and health page.

The Illinois Department of Employment Security pays benefits to eligible unemployed workers.

The Illinois Department of Insurance regulates insurance companies that write workers' compensation policies in Illinois, and approves group self-insurers.

The Illinois Department of Labor enforces laws related to minimum wage, overtime, child labor, farm labor, etc.

The U.S. Department of Labor handles workers' compensation programs for federal employees.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) establishes and enforces safety standards for the 100 million U.S. workers and their 6 1/2 million employers. The OSHA report forms are also available.

OSHA also offers information on ergonomics and how to avoid injuries.

OSHA has a web page on preventing falls at work

OSHA has a page on workers' right to a safe workplace.


Other Organizations

The Illinois Center for Injury Prevention at the University of Illinois operates as a resource for injury research and prevention. 

The International Labour Organization operates an occupational safety and health program. 

The National Safety Council in Itasca, Illinois maintains a safety library, publishes injury statistics and safety bulletins, and operates safety training programs. 


To recommend a new link, contact the web manager. With rare exceptions (decision vendors and software (e.g., Adobe)), we link only to non-profit organizations.

Vendors of Commission decisions

We have listed all known vendors below. The Commission is not affiliated with any of these companies and does not endorse any company. The list is provided as a convenience to the parties.

Decisions may be purchased on a disk or online from QDEX

LexisNexis, Westgroup, and WorkCompCentral sell subscriptions to online legal research that include Commission decisions.

LRP Publications and WC Summaries summarize some, but not all Commission decisions, in their publications.

If other vendors exist and would like to be listed, please click here



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