Overall Rating Platinum
Overall Score 85.66
Liaison Mark Lichtenstein
Submission Date March 5, 2021

STARS v2.2

State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry
PA-15: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.55 / 2.00 Tim Blehar
Director of Human Resources
Human Resources
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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:

Some key charges of ESF's Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Department include: proper employee training – both initial and refresher; laboratory safety training for faculty and students; workplace inspections – this includes laboratory staff/students, PP personnel, and outside contractors; and incident reporting and investigations.

In addition, the College has many formalized policies: Hazard Communication, Bloodborne Pathogens, Asbestos Awareness, Lock out/Tag out, Fire Safety and Evacuation, Hazardous Waste Management, Emergency Response; Fire Extinguisher Use, Hot Work, Ladder Safety, Personal Protective Equipment, Universal Waste Management (Bulbs, Batteries)


Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health:
3

Full-time equivalent of employees:
547

Full-time equivalent of workers who are not employees, but whose work and/or workplace is controlled by the institution:
26

A brief description of the methodology used to track and calculate the number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health :

All incidents are reported directly to Human Resources Office and are recorded on SH-900 on an annual basis.


Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health per 100 FTE employees:
0.52

Website URL where information about the occupational health and safety program is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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