Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.79
Liaison Katharine Gross
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2021

STARS v2.2

Lehigh University
PA-15: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.84 / 2.00 Lynn Takacs
Risk Management Coordinator
Risk Management
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Does the institution have an occupational health and safety management system (OHSMS)?:
No

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:

There are many kinds of safety programs that are either OSHA or EPA driven and safety is monitored on campus in many different ways. Many programs and trainings for these safety programs are offered. Audits are done often to make sure all aspects of safety are being adhered to.


Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health:
32

Full-time equivalent of employees:
1,814.67

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 :

Recordable as defined by OSHA standards.


Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health per 100 FTE employees:
1.76

Website URL where information about the occupational health and safety program is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The actual annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health was significantly lower than a typical year due to COVID-19 and Lehigh transitioning to remote. Because of this, data from our last STARS submission was used to be representative of a normal year.

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