|Submission Date||Sept. 28, 2020|
Northern Arizona University
PA-15: Workplace Health and Safety
|1.12 / 2.00||
Office of Sustainability
Does the institution have an occupational health and safety management system (OHSMS)?:
Does the system use a nationally or internationally recognized standard or guideline?:
The nationally or internationally recognized OHSMS standard or guideline used:
A brief description of the key components of the custom OHSMS:
NAU uses an internal system with similar framework to the international standards, including but not limited to: Top down support for an organization-wide culture of safety with standardized hazard assessment and hazard control approach, worker participation with heavy emphasis on personal ownership and supervisor facilitation, documentation (migrating from older paper methods to centralized automated compliance management systems), established roles and responsibilities, emergency preparedness, internal audit for program effectiveness, an root cause investigation.
Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health:
Full-time equivalent of employees:
Full-time equivalent of workers who are not employees, but whose work and/or workplace is controlled by the institution:
A brief description of the methodology used to track and calculate the number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health :
NAU developed an in-house online reporting system for all injuries. All injuries are reviewed for reporting criteria immediately, and those that meet recording criteria are entered into the OSHA 300 Log, and fully audited by NAU EHS and HR in the month of January prior to posting.
Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health per 100 FTE employees:
Website URL where information about the occupational health and safety program is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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