Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.24
Liaison Justin Mog
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2019
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STARS v2.1

University of Louisville
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.38 / 2.00 Heather Egan
Occupational Health and Safety Specialist
Department of Environmental 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 80 154
Full-time equivalent of employees 7,328 6,211
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee 0.01 0.02

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year Jan. 1, 2018 Dec. 31, 2018
Baseline Year Jan. 1, 2014 Dec. 31, 2014

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):

We began tracking and reporting this data with the shift from STARS v.1 to STARS v.2, when this credit entered the STARS framework. We created the 2014 baseline year based upon available data when we first submitted data for this credit in February 2016.

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:

The University of Louisville is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy workplace for its faculty, staff and students. To that end, the Occupational Health and Safety Section of the Department of Environmental Health and Safety provides services and compliance guidance to the University community for many aspects of workplace health and safety,Biological Safety,Radiation Safety,Laser Safety,and Waste Disposal.
Compliance with the regulations of the Kentucky Office of Occupational Safety and Health is the basis for several OSH Programs.

Questions about Workplace Health and Safety at the University of Louisville can be directed to 502-852-6670.

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

In line with IPEDS, we calculate the number of FTE employees by summing the total number of full-time employees (including faculty, staff, and medical residents) and adding one-third of the total number of part-time employees.
All incidents are tracked through JJKeller Osha Incident Tracker.

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.