Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 59.69
Liaison Susan Dorward
Submission Date July 31, 2019
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STARS v2.1

Raritan Valley Community College
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.71 / 2.00 Susan Dorward
Sustainability and Energy Coordinator
Facilities and Grounds
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Please enter data in the table below:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of recordable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 11 7
Full-time equivalent of employees 637 499
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee 0.02 0.01

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year Jan. 1, 2018 Dec. 31, 2018
Baseline Year Jan. 1, 2013 Dec. 31, 2013

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):

The baseline was adopted for this STARS application.


Percentage reduction in workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per FTE employee from baseline:
0

Number of workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per 100 FTE employees, performance year:
1.73

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 college instituted a smoke and tobacco free campus in 2019.

The college participates in the Somerset County Joint Insurance Fund Safety Program.

The college has:
• Safety Committee
• Safety Manual
• Annual Safety Inspections
• Monthly SCJIF Safety Meetings
• RVCC Departmental Safety Meetings
• Regular Safety Training Programs – County Catalog (plus additional as requested)
• Safety Incentive Program
• Safety Recognition /Awards Breakfast


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