Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 43.94
Liaison Lisa Kawai
Submission Date June 5, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Soka University of America
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.22 / 2.00 Katherine King
Director of Human Resources
Human Resources
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Please enter data in the table below:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of recordable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 1 1
Full-time equivalent of employees 231 163
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee 0.00 0.01

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year July 1, 2015 June 30, 2016
Baseline Year July 1, 2007 June 30, 2010

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:
29.44

Number of workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per 100 FTE employees, performance year:
0.43

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 University seeks a healthy and safe environment for all members of the University
community and for visitors. Every community member is obligated to perform his or
her job in a safe manner and to follow all safety rules and procedures. Community
members should immediately report any hazardous conditions or job-related illness or
injury to their supervisors.
We make every effort to provide you with safe working conditions. We observe all
applicable safety laws and no one will knowingly be required to work in an unsafe
manner.
Safety is every employee’s responsibility. Therefore, we request that you do everything
reasonable and necessary to keep SUA a safe place to work. All employees are asked to
report any unsafe condition to their immediate supervisor and/or the Director of
Environmental Health and Safety. Please be aware of potential fire hazards, unsafe
equipment operation, spills, lack of safety equipment, or other unsafe procedures or
hazardous conditions.


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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