Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 55.57
Liaison Lacey Raak
Submission Date May 20, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

California State University, Monterey Bay
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.85 / 2.00 Linda Schaedle
Leaves, ADA, Worker's Compensation
University Personnel
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Please enter data in the table below:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of recordable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 26 30
Full-time equivalent of employees 1,156 1,035
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee 0.02 0.03

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year Jan. 1, 2017 Dec. 31, 2017
Baseline Year Sept. 15, 2013 June 1, 2014

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):

Adopted by the Campus Sustainability Committee to mirror the 3 year time-frame of STARS recognition.

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

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

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:

Health and Safety Initiatives: Injury prevention through providing online safety training (both mandatory and non-mandatory) in self-paced online format, with a focus on use of a computer desk ergonomic self-assessment tool, chemical and laboratory safety, hazard communication and correction, heat related illness prevention, AED/First aid kit program, and other educational resources and alternatives. Increased promotion of "who to contact" and reporting near-miss incidents through the Safety Communication Form, email or phone (either 911, non emergency or EMHS offices) hazard communication, spill reporting and injury reporting. Continued meetings of the Public Safety Committee which is another way to keep represented groups involved and connected with employee prevention, communicating concerns and reporting hazards and incidents. In-person presentations at all New Employee Orientations sets the tone for the IIPP, educational resources, educational resources, prevention and connection.

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

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.