Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.12
Liaison Deborah Steinberg
Submission Date March 1, 2018
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STARS v2.1

Knox College
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.26 / 2.00 Deborah Steinberg
Director of Campus Sustainability Initiatives
Office of Sustainability
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Please enter data in the table below:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of recordable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 9 29
Full-time equivalent of employees 396 461
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee 0.02 0.06

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year Jan. 1, 2017 Dec. 31, 2017
Baseline Year Jan. 1, 2013 Dec. 31, 2013

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):
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Percentage reduction in workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per FTE employee from baseline:
63.87

Number of workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per 100 FTE employees, performance year:
2.27

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:

Regular training sessions are organized through HR, including mandatory training on blood-borne pathogen safety for all employees with high-risk jobs. A biometric screening program with targeted emails sent based on results. Dining services updated their procedures to include cutting gloves and no-slip footwear provided to staff free of charge. Employees and their families may use the campus fitness facilities. Cardio and Yoga classes are hosted on campus and made available at low cost to employees.


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