Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.18
Liaison Suzanne Wood
Submission Date April 3, 2020
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Massachusetts Medical School
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.25 / 2.00 Suzanne Wood
Sustainability & Energy Manager
Facilities Managment
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Please enter data in the table below:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of recordable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 89 171
Full-time equivalent of employees 4,779 4,024.90
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee 0.02 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, 2008 Dec. 31, 2008

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 baseline of 2008 was adopted because this is far back as available from HRD/WC.

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:

UMass Medical School Environmental Health & Safety initiates include, but are not limited to:
1. Training (i.e. new hire, laboratory safety, fire safety, biological safety, radiation safety, roof access training)
2. Fit testing for N95, full face and 1/2 face respirators
3. Ergonomics program
4. Exposure monitoring

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Workplace injuries and FTE are for UMass Medical School only and do not include the affiliated hospital.

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 and complete the Data Inquiry Form.