Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 83.20
Liaison Mina Amundsen
Submission Date Nov. 5, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Colby College
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.64 / 2.00 Wade Behnke
Director of Safety
Human Resources
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Please enter data in the table below:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of recordable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 5 17
Full-time equivalent of employees 761 643
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee 0.01 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 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):

2013 is the earliest available data we have for workplace health and safety. It is not consistent with the baseline used throughout the submission, but is the best available data to use as a baseline.


Percentage reduction in workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per FTE employee from baseline:
75.15

Number of workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per 100 FTE employees, performance year:
0.66

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:

Colby's workplace health and safety initiatives include: fleet safety training, blood borne pathogen protection program, respiratory disease protection, confined space entry program, Lockout Tagout (LOTO) expanded training, lab safety program and training, injury reduction program, hearing conservation program, ergonomic assessment and action plan, and emergency programs.


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