Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 83.80
Liaison Mark Maxwell
Submission Date March 1, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of California, Merced
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.68 / 2.00 Cindi Zimmerman
Interim Risk Manager
Human Resources
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Please enter data in the table below:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of recordable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 32 31
Full-time equivalent of employees 1443 1322
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee 0.02 0.02

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year Jan. 1, 2018 Dec. 31, 2018
Baseline Year Jan. 1, 2014 Dec. 31, 2014

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 baseline reflects the latest period to evaluate workplace health & safety.


Percentage reduction in workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per FTE employee from baseline:
5.43

Number of workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per 100 FTE employees, performance year:
2.22

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:

Risk Services is responsible for identifying and developing strategies to minimize the impact of risk, reducing costs, improving safety by executing new ideas and strategic plans in a rapid manner, and for supporting the academic and administrative functions of the university to help ensure a safe and healthful workplace. By strategically managing risk we can reduce the chances of loss, minimize workplace injury and illness, create greater financial stability, and protect our resources in support of UC's mission.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Additional URL where information about the institution's workplace health and safety initiatives can be found at the following websites.

http://ehs.ucmerced.edu/
http://www.ucop.edu/risk-services/

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.