|Submission Date||March 8, 2018|
State University of New York at New Paltz
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety
|1.19 / 2.00||
Director of Environmental, Health, and Safety
Office of Environmental, Health, and Safety
Please enter data in the table below:
|Performance Year||Baseline Year|
|Number of recordable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases||19||41|
|Full-time equivalent of employees||1,115||1,274|
|Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee||0.02||0.03|
Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
|Start Date||End Date|
|Performance Year||Jan. 1, 2016||Dec. 31, 2016|
|Baseline Year||Jan. 1, 2009||Dec. 31, 2009|
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 year 2009 was chosen as a baseline because it was the first full year under the direction of the present Director of Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) with new ideas, safety promotions, training, and the "See Something, Say Something Campaign" to improve the physical environment for staff and students.
Percentage reduction in workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per FTE employee from baseline:
Number of workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per 100 FTE employees, performance year:
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:
SUNY New Paltz EHS staff provide all required safety training for staff, as well as supplemental Safety, Fire Safety and Environmental training throughout the year. SUNY New Paltz also requires departments to complete self-audits (labs, fine arts, and maintenance departments), as well as on-going inspections and safety campaigns. SUNY New Paltz also has safety committees for staff and students.
The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.