|Submission Date||Nov. 12, 2015|
PA-12: Workplace Health and Safety
Environmental Health and Safety
Please enter data in the table below::
|Performance Year||Baseline Year|
|Number of reportable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases||45||54|
|Full-time equivalent of employees||4513.24||4552|
Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
|Start Date||End Date|
|Performance Year||Jan. 1, 2013||Dec. 31, 2013|
|Baseline Year||Jan. 1, 2009||Dec. 31, 2009|
A brief description of when and why the workplace health and safety baseline was adopted:
The program to adopt baseline health and safety information was brought about in 2009 by the purchase of an online tracking program. Previous to that all information was collected by hand and documented in Microsoft Excel.
A brief description of the institution’s workplace health and safety initiatives:
Tufts Environmental Health and Safety (TEHS) promotes health, safety and environmental protection in teaching, research, public service, and administrative activities by providing training, advice, and other compliance assistance.
TEHS provides leadership in developing and supporting high-quality programs that allow students, faculty, and staff to protect themselves from potential health hazards they encounter at the University. Programs include Laboratory Safety, Ergonomics, Radiation Safety, Bio Safety, and Environmental Management.
The website URL where information about the institution’s workplace health and safety initiatives is available:
2014 Reporting 3 campuses: Boston 17, Medford 20, Grafton 8
Total FTE 2014: 4,513.24
2009 Reporting 3 campuses: Boston 20, Medford 23, Grafton,11
Total FTE 2009 (estimate): Boston, 1596, Medford 2464, Grafton 492