Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.58
Liaison Stephen Ellis
Submission Date April 26, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Boston University
PA-12: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.74 / 2.00 Dennis Carlberg
Associate Vice President for Sustainability
BU Sustainability
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Please enter data in the table below::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of reportable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 117 71
Full-time equivalent of employees 8,999 8,439

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year Oct. 1, 2014 Sept. 30, 2015
Baseline Year Oct. 1, 2005 Sept. 30, 2006

A brief description of when and why the workplace health and safety baseline was adopted:

A brief description of the institution’s workplace health and safety initiatives:

The Campus and Clinical Safety office of Boston University EHS Department provides all facility employes with safety trainings on a monthly basis (those sessions are not offered in May, August and December due to campus activity). Additionaly, union employes, management representatives and representatives from various shops sit together on a safety committe, addressing safety concerns on campus.

The website URL where information about the institution’s workplace health and safety initiatives is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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 or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.