Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 57.64
Liaison Nico Strabac
Submission Date Jan. 25, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Mohawk College
PA-12: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.74 / 2.00 Kayla LaChance
Sustainability Programs and Services Coordinator
Sustainability Office
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Please enter data in the table below::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of reportable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 17 13
Full-time equivalent of employees 1,300 1,100

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year Jan. 1, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012
Baseline Year Jan. 1, 2007 Dec. 31, 2007

A brief description of when and why the workplace health and safety baseline was adopted:

A brief description of the institution’s workplace health and safety initiatives:

Mohawk College is committed to the provision of a safe and secure learning and working environment for all
students, staff and visitors.

The Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) Department provides a wide range of professional and technical
services to achieve this by promoting and supporting health and safety activities to all levels of the college to help
supervisors and employees fulfill their obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations.

Services provided by the OHS Department include:

Promote safe work practices

Advise workplace parties on health and safety requirements

Support college Joint Health and Safety Committees

Interpret OHS Act and Regulations

Conduct accident/incident investigations

Support WSIB related return to work accommodations

Deliver and coordinate occupational health and safety training

Conduct ergonomic assessments

Conduct occupational hygiene monitoring (asbestos, noise, chemicals, indoor air quality etc…)

Investigate safety-related concerns

Coordinate hazardous waste disposal

The website URL where information about the institution’s workplace health and safety initiatives is available:

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.