Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 69.15
Liaison Mary Ellen Mallia
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2023

STARS v2.2

University at Albany
PA-15: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.03 / 2.00 Gary Ribis
Occupational Health Specialist
Environmental Health and Safety
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have an occupational health and safety management system (OHSMS)?:

Does the system use a nationally or internationally recognized standard or guideline?:

The nationally or internationally recognized OHSMS standard or guideline used:
The Public Employee Safety and Health Bureau (PESH; New York State’s OSHA plan),

A brief description of the key components of the custom OHSMS:
The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) regulates workplaces of federal employees, as well as most others. The New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) regulates workplaces of New York State employees. Hazardous materials regulations from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as well as NYS Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC). The Department of Environmental Health and Safety and Human Resources office monitors our compliance with these standards.

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

Full-time equivalent of employees:

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

A brief description of the methodology used to track and calculate the number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health :
The human resources office is notified of a workplace injury/incident. They review the claim form received and work with employees and supervisors to obtain the information necessary to determine if a claim meets the requirements to be considered recordable. This means assessing if the incident results in death, days away from work, restricted work or transfer to another job, medical treatment beyond first aid, loss of consciousness, or significant injury or ill health diagnosed by a physician or other licensed healthcare professional.

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

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

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

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