Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 75.28
Liaison Yumiko Jakobcic
Submission Date March 3, 2023

STARS v2.2

Grand Valley State University
PA-15: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.72 / 2.00 Yumiko Jakobcic
Campus Sustainability Coordinator
Office of Sustainability Practices
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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?:
No

The nationally or internationally recognized OHSMS standard or guideline used:
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A brief description of the key components of the custom OHSMS:
GVSU has a spill response program, does regular safety checks and audits of workplace spaces looking for safety hazards, provides safety training to staff on an annual basis, and complies with environmental and life safety annual reporting to the state of Michigan.

Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health:
2

Full-time equivalent of employees:
2,494

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 :
Human Resources has processes and procedures in place for the reporting of worker’s compensation incidents. We employ a third party administrator to assist with claim management and compliance. We track cases using internal monitoring spreadsheets to catalog reportable incidences based on OSHA criteria. This is then reported annually as part of the OSHA survey.

Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health per 100 FTE employees:
0.08

Website URL where information about the occupational health and safety program is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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