Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 65.35
Liaison Christa Rieck
Submission Date Nov. 23, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of Houston
PA-12: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.88 / 2.00 Gabriel Durham
Graduate assistant
Office of Sustainability
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Please enter data in the table below::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of reportable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 87 115
Full-time equivalent of employees 4,903 4,932

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year Sept. 1, 2012 Aug. 31, 2013
Baseline Year Sept. 1, 2011 Aug. 31, 2012

A brief description of when and why the workplace health and safety baseline was adopted:

That was the baseline that Environmental Health and Life Safety provided.


A brief description of the institution’s workplace health and safety initiatives:

The University of Houston employs a number of health and safety initiatives through various departments and policies. Environmental Health and Life safety handles the majority of these initiatives and safety training including: respiratory protection, chemical hygiene, asbestos, fall protection, ergonomics and many other initiatives.


The website URL where information about the institution’s workplace health and safety initiatives is available:

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