Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 61.51
Liaison Karen Eckert, Ph.D.
Submission Date March 5, 2021
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Principia College
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.89 / 2.00 David Pate
Director
Workplace Safety
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Please enter data in the table below:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of recordable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 7 14
Full-time equivalent of employees 267 360
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee 0.03 0.04

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year Jan. 1, 2019 Dec. 31, 2019
Baseline Year Jan. 1, 2011 Dec. 31, 2011

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:
32.58

Number of workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per 100 FTE employees, performance year:
2.62

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:

Our workplace health and safety target is that each worker comes to work uninjured and leaves uninjured. A Workplace Safety Department (WSD) oversees the environmental health and safety program (including workers compensation and insurance coverage) and collaborates with Departments on emergency response, procedures, and training. First Aid/CPR training is provided by WSD and required of Campus Security, Athletic Coaches, and Resident Counselors. Monthly training is provided by a Safety Trainer, and inspection/reporting of all incidents is completed according to strict protocols. Health or Injury Emergency Response Guidelines are posted online.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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EHS (Environmental Health and Safety) Mission Statement

The Principia's policy is to manage operations in a manner that will protect the health and the safety of our employees and the communities where we do business. The Principia will accomplish this task by involving and empowering each employee in creating a safe working environment. It is within this focus that The Principia has formulated a structured set of rules for all employees. The effort and method of formulating this set of rules included involvement of all departments within our location. This diversity has fostered a spirit of cooperation and active support throughout our group. Accident prevention depends on this cooperation and active support. This challenge to all employees is to work in an efficient and safe manner. The fact is that at The Principia, "Safety comes first." Source: https://prinweb.principia.edu/internal/workplace-safety

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