Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 55.04
Liaison Prabhakar Shrestha
Submission Date Jan. 13, 2023

STARS v2.2

New Jersey Institute of Technology
PA-15: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.85 / 2.00 Prabhakar Shrestha
Director of Sustainability
Office of Sustainability
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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?:
Yes

The nationally or internationally recognized OHSMS standard or guideline used:
NJIT has a customized management system that oversees coordinated and systematic approach to the health and safety risks.

A brief description of the key components of the custom OHSMS:
The attached pdf has NJIT's standard operating procedures for assessment, prevention and control of occupational and environmental impacts.

NJIT follows all applicable national and state regulations in regards to managing the health and safety risks.

Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health:
6

Full-time equivalent of employees:
1,512

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 :
Employees are required to report all workplace injuries/illnesses to the Human Resources. Human Resources then reports the injury/illness to our Workers Compensation Insurance carrier, only injury/illnesses required by OSHA to be recorded are recorded on our OSHA 300A log.

Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health per 100 FTE employees:
0.40

Website URL where information about the occupational health and safety program is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
The attachment has the list of guidelines that NJIT follows to ensure workplace safety. It also has SOP for Workplace safety at NJIT.

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