Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.84
Liaison Morgan Hartman
Submission Date Dec. 12, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Nebraska - Lincoln
PA-15: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.15 / 2.00 Morgan Hartman
Recycling Coordinator
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Does the institution have an occupational health and safety management system (OHSMS)?:

Does the system use a nationally or internationally recognized standard or guideline?:

The nationally or internationally recognized OHSMS standard or guideline used:

A brief description of the key components of the custom OHSMS:

The University has adopted an Injury and Illness Prevention Plan (https://ehs.unl.edu/programdocuments/iipp.pdf). This plan includes general safety rules, provisions for workplace inspections to identify and control potential occupational hazards, reporting and investigation of occupational injuries and illnesses, employee safety training, and establishment of a U-wide safety committee. This Plan is supported by many EHS-sponsored guidance materials (Safe Operating Procedures), supplemental plans (i.e., Bloodborne Pathogens) and training modules, all available on the EHS web page (https://ehs.unl.edu). https://ehs.unl.edu. Occupational injuries and illnesses are tracked through a database (EHS Assist) to facilitate trending analysis, including occupational injury rates.

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

Full-time equivalent of employees:

Full-time equivalent of workers who are not employees, but whose work and/or workplace is controlled by the institution:

A brief description of the methodology used to track and calculate the number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health :

All incidents are filed through the UNL Benefits Office for processing to UNL’s third party provider.

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

Website URL where information about the occupational health and safety program is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Data source(s) and notes about the submission:

Injury data for calendar year 2020

Injury data for calendar year 2020

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