Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 78.07
Liaison Linsey Edmunds
Submission Date March 4, 2021

STARS v2.2

Keene State College
PA-15: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.98 / 2.00 Caitlin Holden
Sustainability Engagement Coordinator
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Does the institution have an occupational health and safety management system (OHSMS)?:

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

The nationally or internationally recognized OHSMS standard or guideline used:

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

The Keene State College Office of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for the entire campus community. The EHS believes that such an environment is necessary in order for the College to meet its mission of instruction, research, and public service. The EHS provides leadership, resources and services, including hazardous materials management, occupational health, general safety, illness and injury prevention, industrial hygiene, and other technical areas. KSC complies with the University System of New Hampshire (USNH) Policy on Environmental Health and Safety, as well as both state and federal environmental, health, and safety regulations. The mission, vision, strategies, policies and procedures associated with the KSC OHSMS can be found here: https://www.keene.edu/office/ehs/.

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

Full-time equivalent of employees:

Full-time equivalent of workers who are not employees, but whose work and/or workplace is controlled by the institution:

A brief description of the methodology used to track and calculate the number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health :

Incident reports for all campus stakeholders are managed by KSC Human Resources. The incident report can be found here: https://www.keene.edu/office/hr/assets/documents/incident-report/download/

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

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

The numbers above are reflective of data from 2019.

Questions can be directed to:
Ralph Stuart, CIH, CCHO
Environmental Safety Manager
603 358-2859

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