Overall Rating Platinum
Overall Score 85.50
Liaison Mark Maxwell
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of California, Merced
PA-15: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.83 / 2.00 Cindi Zimmerman
Interim Risk Manager
Human Resources
"---" 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:

A brief description of the key components of the custom OHSMS:

There is no ISO standardization at the University of California, Merced; EH&S has neither an Occupational Health and Safety ISO 18001, Safety Management System nor an ISO 14001, Environmental Management System nor an ISO 45001 combined Safety and Environmental Management System.

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 :

Risk Services in partnership with HR and EHS 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 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.

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:

Additional URL where information about the institution's workplace health and safety initiatives can be found at the following websites.

https://hr.ucmerced.edu/hr-units/benefits/workers-compensation http://www.ucop.edu/risk-services/

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