Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.39
Liaison Shane Stennes
Submission Date Dec. 15, 2015
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
PA-12: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
0.10 / 2.00 August Horner
Sustainability Student Asst
Office of Sustainability
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Please enter data in the table below::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of reportable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 903 803
Full-time equivalent of employees 19,633 17,053

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, 2007 June 30, 2008

A brief description of when and why the workplace health and safety baseline was adopted:
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A brief description of the institution’s workplace health and safety initiatives:

The Office of Occupational Health and Safety works to promote and protect the health and safety of all employees, students, volunteers, and visitors who participate in activities related to the University's missions of teaching, research, and service.

Initiatives:
Aerial Lifts
Agriculture-related Safety Training
Agricultural Tractor Safety
Anhydrous Ammonia
AWAIR (A Workplace Accident and Injury Reduction Program)
Carbon Monoxide
Confined Space Entry
First Reports of Injury (FROI) and OSHA Injury and Illness Logs
The Grain-Handling Safety Regulation vs. the Permit-Required Confined Space Regulation
Heat-Related Illnesses
Laboratory Animal Allergens and Respiratory Protection
Lockout/Tagout
Lyme Disease
Minnesota Employee Right to Know Act (MERTKA)


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

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.