Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 70.12
Liaison Ciannat Howett
Submission Date July 25, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Emory University
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.15 / 2.00 Kelly Weisinger
Assistant Director
OSI
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Please enter data in the table below:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of recordable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 750 1,070
Full-time equivalent of employees 14,676 21,217
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee 0.05 0.05

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year Sept. 1, 2015 Aug. 31, 2016
Baseline Year Sept. 1, 2007 Aug. 31, 2008

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):

The 2008 baseline year was chosen because this is the year that General Occupational Safety and Industrial Hygiene program was created at Emory University. It is also the first full year of trending accidents.


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:
5.11

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:

EHSO has university-wide responsibility for developing, implementing and maintaining EHS programs to control occupational exposures and to oversee the implementation of the mandated federal/state laws, regulations, and guidelines promulgated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR) as well other relevant agencies.


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