|Submission Date||June 30, 2017|
University of Florida
PA-12: Workplace Health and Safety
|0.49 / 2.00||
Office of Sustainability
Please enter data in the table below::
|Performance Year||Baseline Year|
|Number of reportable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases||351||322|
|Full-time equivalent of employees||13889.01||13326.94|
Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
|Start Date||End Date|
|Performance Year||July 1, 2014||June 30, 2015|
|Baseline Year||July 1, 2012||June 30, 2013|
A brief description of when and why the workplace health and safety baseline was adopted:
The UF Office of Environmental Health and Safety was established May 24, 1974 to comply with federal and state regulations regarding workplace, lab and radiological safety. The office updates their safety and workplace hazard and injury information on a yearly basis in compliance with Florida reporting requirements, effectively establishing a baseline for future comparison each year. This process is designed to monitor the performance of the University, with regards to employee safety, and to provide comparison with other institutions in the state.
A brief description of the institution’s workplace health and safety initiatives:
The UF Office of Environmental Health and Safety has many initiatives intended to improve workplace health and safety for employees of the university. These programs range from radiological safety to occupational safety to pest control to fire safety and all points in between.
The website URL where information about the institution’s workplace health and safety initiatives is available:
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.