|Overall Rating||Gold - expired|
|Submission Date||Aug. 11, 2017|
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety
|0.86 / 2.00||
Sustainability Office Program Coordinator
Please enter data in the table below:
|Performance Year||Baseline Year|
|Number of recordable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases||8||8|
|Full-time equivalent of employees||962||1,230|
|Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee||0.01||0.01|
Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
|Start Date||End Date|
|Performance Year||Jan. 1, 2016||Dec. 31, 2016|
|Baseline Year||Jan. 1, 2010||Dec. 31, 2010|
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):
In 2010, Colgate University had 8 injuries cases that resulted in lost time causing the university to adopt better practices.
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:
The Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) provides safety and advisory services to the entire campus community. The department is responsible for conducting environmental surveys, managing identified risks, advocating safe work practices, presenting quality safety related educational programs, and ensuring compliance with university and regulatory standards. There are multiple methods for employees to present concerns and make suggestions EHS including a suggestion box, an online form and through safety committees.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support 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 and complete the Data Inquiry Form.