Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 48.20
Liaison Smith Getterman
Submission Date March 1, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Baylor University
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.91 / 2.00 James Karban
Director, Environmental Health and Safety
Enviromental Health & Safety- Academic Affairs
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Please enter data in the table below:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of recordable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 23 24
Full-time equivalent of employees 2539 2480
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee 0.01 0.01

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year Jan. 1, 2014 Dec. 31, 2014
Baseline Year Jan. 1, 2013 Dec. 31, 2013

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):

The baseline was adopted to assist in tracking the reportable workplace injury and occupational disease cases. Investigating all data collected enhances the mitigation strategies developed to address these types of incidents. 2013 is the first year that the Department of Environmental, Health and safety has tabulated this data. Prior to 2013, the Department of Risk Management was responsible for this information.


Percentage reduction in workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per FTE employee from baseline:
6.39

Number of workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per 100 FTE employees, performance year:
0.91

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:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.