Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 50.41
Liaison David Tedder
Submission Date Sept. 30, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Kentucky
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 2.00 Lee Poore
Occupational Health & Safety Director,
Occupational Health And 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 1,054 990
Full-time equivalent of employees 16,442 16,502
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee 0.06 0.06

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year July 1, 2018 June 30, 2019
Baseline Year July 1, 2014 June 30, 2015

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):

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

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

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:

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 programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

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.

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