Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 76.34
Liaison Elida Erickson
Submission Date March 1, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

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

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.55 / 2.00 Lisa Wisser
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Please enter data in the table below:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of recordable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 100 80
Full-time equivalent of employees 3,740 3,549
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee 0.03 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, 2016 Dec. 31, 2018
Baseline Year Jan. 1, 2013 Dec. 31, 2015

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):

Beginning of STARS reporting in this category for UCSC.

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

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

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:

UCSC's workplace health and safety initiatives include: Monthly injury review, inspections, outreach and training both scheduled and on request, policies and programs reflecting Integrated Safety and Environmental Management (ISEM) concepts in various activities, developing new programs meeting changes in regulations or best practices, piloting trials of equipment and providing funding to correct safety hazards, improve working conditions, ensure safe alternatives are available to employees, unit audits and consulting services, hazard report response and investigation, project review and active intervention when necessary, and communication liaison with regulatory agencies.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Values provided are 3-year averages.

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 or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.