Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 74.27
Liaison Linda Kogan
Submission Date Feb. 15, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Colorado Colorado Springs
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.24 / 2.00 Jamie Duvall
Director Risk Management
Public Safety
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Please enter data in the table below:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of recordable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 61 66
Full-time equivalent of employees 1230 1242
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee 0.05 0.05

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year July 1, 2017 June 30, 2016
Baseline Year July 1, 2015 June 30, 2017

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 was calculated using the average of 2 years of data for injuries. 2015 there were 51 incidents, 2016 there were 80 incidents. The average was 66. We established a new baseline post 2015 because this is when food service transitioned to in-house with many more employees.


Percentage reduction in workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per FTE employee from baseline:
6.67

Number of workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per 100 FTE employees, performance year:
4.96

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:

The University of Colorado provides workers’ compensation coverage, as required by State regulation, for employees who are injured during the course and scope of employment.

University Risk Management offers a variety of services to the campus communities of the University of Colorado. These services provide our employees with the ability to identify and manage risks, know and take the appropriate steps in light of events, and instill a culture of safety in their organizations.

University Risk Management offers assistance in the following areas listed below:

Workers' Compensation

Property Insurance

Automobile Insurance

General Liability

International Travel

Certificates of Insurance

Event and Activity Planning

Camp Activities

Volunteer, Trainee, and Minor Participants


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Baseline year(s) had higher FTE because there were more part time employees per Institutional Research.

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