Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.60
Liaison Dayna Cook
Submission Date May 1, 2014
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

Northern Arizona University
PA-12: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.31 / 2.00 Ellen Vaughan
Office of Sustainability
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Please enter data in the table below::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of reportable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 69 128
Full-time equivalent of employees 8,227 7,989

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year Jan. 1, 2013 Dec. 31, 2013
Baseline Year Jan. 1, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012

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

We chose 2012 as the baseline because that was the first year we did an internal audit of our injury log populated by our reporting software. We did the same internal audit in 2013.

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

The Environmental Health and Safety Department oversees the following programs:
asbestos, lead, and PCBs
biological safety
chemical hygiene and safety
confined space safety
environmental compliance
field safety
general safety
hazard communication
hazardous waste management
hearing conservation
import and export
industrial hygiene
laser safety
loss prevention topics
occupational health
online loss prevention training
minors in laboratories
respiratory protection

Dozens of other initiatives can be found at the link below.

The website URL where information about the institution’s workplace health and safety initiatives is available:
Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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 or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.