Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 40.80
Liaison Carey Hewett
Submission Date Feb. 26, 2021

STARS v2.2

Texas Tech University
PA-15: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
1.14 / 2.00 Jessica Bunyard
Analyst
BIMAR
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

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:

Policy driven safety management system with both leading and lagging indicators tracked for department level metrics. Recordable injury rates monitored and reviewed as well as incident root cause analysis performed in the event of an occupational injury. Job Hazard Analysis program by work area performed and reviewed annually. Annual safety review of risk areas by trained safety personnel with corrective actions tracked to completion.


Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health:
109

Full-time equivalent of employees:
6,704

Full-time equivalent of workers who are not employees, but whose work and/or workplace is controlled by the institution:
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A brief description of the methodology used to track and calculate the number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health :

Recorded numbers were provided by the State Office of Risk Management as claims through the State of Texas workers compensation program.


Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health per 100 FTE employees:
1.63

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