Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 59.34
Liaison Elizabeth MacKenzie
Submission Date July 24, 2018
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STARS v2.1

University of Iowa
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.27 / 2.00 Sara Maples
Interim Director
The UI Office of Sustainability
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Please enter data in the table below:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of recordable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 759 759
Full-time equivalent of employees 17,422 17,422
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee 0.04 0.04

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year Jan. 1, 2017 Dec. 31, 2017
Baseline Year Jan. 1, 2017 Dec. 31, 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 Office of Sustainability was unable to obtain baseline year statistics. As such, we have concluded to use 2017 as the baseline year for future submissions.

The Environmental Health & Safety Office (EHS) provides services intended to promote health and safety at the University of Iowa. We offer a variety of services in the areas of Biological, Chemical, Occupational and Radiation safety, and select Environmental programs. Some of the direct services that we offer include chemical and radiation exposure monitoring, worksite hazard evaluations, workplace safety surveys, safety equipment selection, safety program reviews, safety training, and disposal of hazardous chemical, radioactive and infectious waste. Consultative services include regulatory compliance assistance programs to address OSHA and EPA-related responsibilities within health care, research, academic, facility and service environments.

Percentage reduction in workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per FTE employee from baseline:
0

Number of workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per 100 FTE employees, performance year:
4.36

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:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
The Office of Sustainability was unable to obtain baseline year statistics. As such, we have concluded to use 2017 as the baseline year for future submissions.

The Office of Sustainability was unable to obtain baseline year statistics. As such, we have concluded to use 2017 as the baseline year for future submissions.

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.