Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 51.92
Liaison Ilda Hershey
Submission Date May 15, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Oklahoma State University
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.37 / 2.00 Ilda Hershey
Sustainability Coordinator
OSU Physical Plant
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Please enter data in the table below:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of recordable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 186 264
Full-time equivalent of employees 4,187 5,291
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee 0.04 0.05

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):
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Percentage reduction in workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per FTE employee from baseline:
10.97

Number of workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per 100 FTE employees, performance year:
4.44

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 OSU Hazard Communication program is designed to transmit vital information to employees about real and potential hazards in the workplace. In particular, hazard communications include providing inventories of hazardous substances in the workplace, providing safety information for hazardous substances, proper labeling of hazardous substances, and workplace related training on hazards and hazard emergency response.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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