Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 45.25
Liaison David Tedder
Submission Date Oct. 16, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of Kentucky
PA-12: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 2.00 Erika Chambers
Director, Work-Life
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Please enter data in the table below::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of reportable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 1,661 1,436
Full-time equivalent of employees 25,340 24,186

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, 2011 June 30, 2012

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

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

Increased use of safety slings within UK HealthCare to move patients, Workers' Compensation Third Party Administrator will change effective July 1, 2015 from Underwriter's Safety & Claims to CorVel, increased medical survellance of animal handlers, automatic defibrillator deployment across campus, and vastly improved annual medical surveillance for employees involved in patient care.

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

UK HealthCare entered into a management contract with Eastern State Hospital (ESH) on June 29, 2014. The employees staffing ESH are employed by Central Kentucky Management Services, a wholly owned University of Kentucky affiliate. ESH provides mental health services to adult patients.

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.