Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.97
Liaison Dennis Carlberg
Submission Date Aug. 2, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Boston University
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.71 / 2.00 Stephen Ellis
Data Manager
sustainability@BU
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Please enter data in the table below:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of recordable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 156 71
Full-time equivalent of employees 9093 8439
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee 0.02 0.01

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, 2005 Sept. 30, 2006

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):

Boston University uses the same calendar or fiscal year 2006 baselines for all sustainability-related data, including these data about workplace health and safety.


Percentage reduction in workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per FTE employee from baseline:
0

Number of workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per 100 FTE employees, performance year:
1.72

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:

All new Employees are given an orientation by HR that covers some basic information on safety. All Facilities Management and Planning Trades staff attend monthly safety training that is conducted by the Environmental Health and Safety department staff.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The data included here is from BU's recent OSHA Form 300A submission for 2017.

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.