Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 57.66
Liaison Michael Kensler
Submission Date Jan. 23, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Auburn University
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00 Chris O'Gwynn
Associate Director
Risk Management & Safety
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Please enter data in the table below:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of recordable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 96 200
Full-time equivalent of employees 5105 4641
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee 0.02 0.04

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year Oct. 1, 2016 Sept. 30, 2017
Baseline Year Oct. 1, 2010 Sept. 30, 2011

A brief description of when and why the workplace health and safety baseline was adopted (e.g. in sustainability plans and policies or in the context of other reporting obligations):
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Percentage reduction in workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per FTE employee from baseline:
56.36

Number of workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per 100 FTE employees, performance year:
1.88

A brief description of the institution’s workplace health and safety initiatives, including how workers are engaged in monitoring and advising on health and safety programs:

The Safety & Health Program within Risk Management & Safety is responsible for coordinating and monitoring a variety of safety initiatives with various campus stakeholders at Auburn University. This includes program/policy development, auditing, training/education, accident investigation, and general safety consultations. Areas covered include: fire & life safety, occupational safety industrial hygiene, animal occupational safety and general safety. Safety & Health provides a variety of training resources including: asbestos control, machine shop safety, respiratory protection, fire extinguisher training, lockout/tagout, hot work, golf cart safety, cooking and dorm safety, fire safety, and safety in animal programs. Members of Auburn University’s Risk Management & Insurance program coordinate with Safety & Health to respond to accidents and injuries and to provide guidance on mitigation.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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