Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 54.05
Liaison Tony Gillund
Submission Date March 23, 2023

STARS v2.2

Purdue University
PA-15: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.08 / 2.00 Tony Gillund
Director of Sustainability
Campus Planning, Architecture and 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?:
No

The nationally or internationally recognized OHSMS standard or guideline used:
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A brief description of the key components of the custom OHSMS:
An ISP certified safety program must have the following elements:

- Regular safety committee meetings
- Means of communicating safety issues to the department in a timely manner
- Upper administrative support for safety
- Self-audits for all areas (e.g., laboratories, shops, storage and common areas) completed within six (6) months before the audit date
- Abatement of deficiencies found during the self-audits
- An annual safety program audit by Purdue’s Radiological and Environmental Management (REM) group
- Recommendation for ISP certification renewal from REM

Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health:
228

Full-time equivalent of employees:
12,767

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 :
Purdue follows OSHA standard 29 CFR 1904 Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illness regulations.

Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health per 100 FTE employees:
1.79

Website URL where information about the occupational health and safety program is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
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