Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 56.21
Liaison Jennifer McMillin
Submission Date July 28, 2020

STARS v2.2

Cleveland State University
PA-15: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.55 / 2.00 Dave Diggins
Lead EHS & Emergency Management Planning Officer
Environmental Health & Safety
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have an occupational health and safety management system (OHSMS)?:

Does the system use a nationally or internationally recognized standard or guideline?:

The nationally or internationally recognized OHSMS standard or guideline used:

A brief description of the key components of the custom OHSMS:

CSU has developed an occupational health and safety management system (OHSMS) that relies on best-practice guidelines from nationally recognized standards. It includes a systematic approach to managing health and safety risks in order to prevent work-related injuries and provide a safe and healthy workplace. It includes health and safety programs to identify and control hazards, prevent injuries, and promote a positive health and safety culture.

Components of CSU's OHSMS include:
Campus Health & Safety Policy
Safety: Everyone’s Responsibility
Department of Facilities, Architect, Safety and Technology
Access Control and Security Systems
Environmental Health and Safety
Public Safety (CSU Police Department)
Access Control
Calling for Assistance
Blue-Light Emergency Phones
Voice Emergency Notification System
CSU Alert
Injuries at Work
Emergency Response to Injuries
Non-Emergency Response to Injuries Accident/Incident/Injury
Reporting a Safety/Environmental Concern
Workplace Violence Policy
Employee Training
General Safe Working Guidelines
Asbestos Awareness
Bloodborne Pathogen (Exposure Control Plan)
Battery Disposal
Computer Equipment Disposal
Electrical Safety
Hazard Communication
Hazardous Waste Management
Laboratory Safety
Ladder Safety
Personal Protective Equipment
Maintenance and Repair


Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health:

Full-time equivalent of employees:

Full-time equivalent of workers who are not employees, but whose work and/or workplace is controlled by the institution:

A brief description of the methodology used to track and calculate the number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health :

CSU employees are required to complete a CSU “Accident/Incident Report” Form for each accident/incident. Supervisors must provide copies of the “Accident/Incident Report” Form (for Supervisors/Directors/and Department Heads) to the Director of Environmental Health and Safety and to Human Resources, Benefits Unit.

OccupationalInjury or Illness – Action Guidelines

Occupational Injury/ Illness Report (Applicable for Employees, Students, and Visitors)

Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health per 100 FTE employees:

Website URL where information about the occupational health and safety program is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

3344-27-01 Cleveland state university health and safety policy
The intent of Cleveland state university’s health and safety policy is to promote compliance with all applicable federal, state and local environmental, health and safety laws and regulations.

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