Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 49.22
Liaison Paul Scanlon
Submission Date March 4, 2022

STARS v2.2

Slippery Rock University
PA-15: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.32 / 2.00 Paul Scanlon
Special Assistant to the President
President's Office/Sustainability
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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:

Responsible for most campus safety initiatives, the Department of Environmental Health & Safety works to ensure University compliance with applicable federal, state, and local legislation related to occupational safety and environmental health matters. EHS collaborates with Facilities & Planning to develop and facilitate maintenance, renovation, and construction projects in a safe and compliant manner. Working in close collaboration with law enforcement and the University Administration, EHS also recommends policies and procedures for risk management and emergency preparedness, promotes safe healthy work places, and encourages proactive measures towards sustainability and environmentally responsible programs.

EHS is responsible for the management and oversight of a number of University programs, including accident reporting and workers compensation- select EHS programs below for their complete details, and links to forms where applicable.

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 :

SRU follows PASSHE Accident & Injury Prevention Program guidance as follows: Calculate first reports by multiplying the number of university’s reports by 1000, and dividing by the average number of university employees.

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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