Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.45
Liaison Justin Mog
Submission Date March 4, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Louisville
PA-15: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.04 / 2.00 Heather Egan
Occupational Health and Safety Specialist
Department of Environmental Health and Safety
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Does the institution have an occupational health and safety management system (OHSMS)?:
No

Does the system use a nationally or internationally recognized standard or guideline?:
No

The nationally or internationally recognized OHSMS standard or guideline used:
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A brief description of the key components of the custom OHSMS:
The Department of Environmental Health and Safety Consists of the following divisions:

Occupational Health and Safety
The Occupational Health and Safety group provides services and compliance guidance to the University community for many aspects of workplace health and safety.
Radiation Safety
The Radiation Safety Office (RSO) is responsible for and oversees the safe use of radiation and radioactive material on all University of Louisville campuses, University Hospital, and the James Graham Brown Cancer Center. The RSO performs services to insure compliance with State of Kentucky radioactive materials licenses, Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, and other pertinent laws, regulations and guidelines.
Environmental Operations & Hazardous Materials (EOHM)
The EOHM group is directly responsible for the management of hazardous, bio-hazardous, radioactive, and universal wastes from “Cradle-to-grave”
Biological Safety
The Biological Safety Program provides guidance to UofL faculty, staff, and students on the safe use of biohazardous agents in research and clinical activities.

Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health:
80

Full-time equivalent of employees:
6,566

Full-time equivalent of workers who are not employees, but whose work and/or workplace is controlled by the institution:
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A brief description of the methodology used to track and calculate the number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health :
This number is generated through a process that looks at reasons employees were away from work along with days of restricted work.

Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health per 100 FTE employees:
1.22

Website URL where information about the occupational health and safety program is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data source(s) and notes about the submission:
All incidents are tracked through JJKeller Osha Incident Tracker.

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