Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.20
Liaison Kimberly Williams
Submission Date March 5, 2020

STARS v2.2

George Washington University
PA-15: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.62 / 2.00 Fitzroy Smith
Asst VP, Risk Mgmt & Insurance
Risk Management
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Does the institution have an occupational health and safety management system (OHSMS)?:
Yes

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

The nationally or internationally recognized OHSMS standard or guideline used:
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

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

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) apply to the university. Additionally, GW conducts annual lab inspections, semi-annual room inspections in residence halls, and random building inspections.


Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health:
60

Full-time equivalent of employees:
5,902

Full-time equivalent of workers who are not employees, but whose work and/or workplace is controlled by the institution:
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A brief description of the methodology used to track and calculate the number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health :

This number includes the total number of all reported worker injury claims filed with Office of Risk Management. GW adheres to the rules of the DC Workers’ Compensation Commission as well as a similar body in all states where GW has employees. Annually, GW completes and files with OSHA, Form 300 and 300A which tally’s all claims (medical only, report only, lost time) that are reported in the calendar year.


Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health per 100 FTE employees:
1.02

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