Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 68.96
Liaison Cody Powell
Submission Date March 1, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Miami University
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.62 / 2.00 Jeff Johnson
Interim Director, Environmental Health & Safety Offices
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Please enter data in the table below:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of recordable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 24 96
Full-time equivalent of employees 3,175 3,239
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee 0.01 0.03

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, 2009 Dec. 31, 2009

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):

The Environmental Health and Safety Office (EHSO) works to develop, promote, and maintain a safe and healthy learning and working environment for everyone on campus. We accomplish this through the following actions:

Identifying and evaluating health and safety risks then recommending methods to decrease or remove those risks. Seeking compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Demonstrating Miami University's commitment to its stewardship responsibilities in relation to the surrounding environment and population.

Occupational Safety: Programs on Using respirators; Asbestos Training and Bloodborne Pathogens; Lab Safety: Programs on Vacating a Lab; Working with Radiation; Working with Chemicals; Working with Dangerous Goods or Dry Ice; General Lab Safety

Injury and Illness Reporting: Required if an injury or illness is sustained on campus.

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

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

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:

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

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