Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.36
Liaison Delicia Nahman
Submission Date March 3, 2020

STARS v2.2

Lafayette College
PA-15: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.98 / 2.00 Matt Hammerstone
Supervisor of environmental, health and safety
Public Safety
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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:

Standard operating procedures are used to identify and control hazards, prevent injuries, and encourage positive health and safety work practices.

Systems of communication and problem-solving, such as the College’s safety committee, have been established to involve employees in decisions that affect their health and safety and recognize the importance of their opinions and experience.

Environmental, Health and Safety staff conduct regular inspections, audits, and training to ensure compliance with regulations and industry guidelines.


Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health:
18

Full-time equivalent of employees:
874

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 :

All employees are encouraged to report all incidents and near-misses. All incidents are reported to EHS and tracked and calculated in a database.


Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health per 100 FTE employees:
2.06

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