Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 62.83
Liaison Danielle Smith
Submission Date Aug. 11, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of New Brunswick, Fredericton
PA-15: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.67 / 2.00 Mike Hardy
Sustainability Officer
Facilities Management
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Does the institution have an occupational health and safety management system (OHSMS)?:
Yes

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:

UNB has a Health and Safety Program incorporating a series of safety policies (7800 series) managed by Environmental Health & Safety and reviewed by the Joint Health & Safety Committee. This program is compliant with the WorkSafeNB requirements in the province, and was updated substantially following legislation changes in 2015. The system as it is currently put together is outlined in the following links:

https://www.unb.ca/fredericton/environmental-safety/handbook/health-safety/index.html

https://es.unb.ca/apps/policy-repository/_resources/php/download-policy.php?id=Y56h


Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health:
4

Full-time equivalent of employees:
1,805.20

Full-time equivalent of workers who are not employees, but whose work and/or workplace is controlled by the institution:
0

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 represents the number of worker's compensation claims that were reported during the Performance Year.


Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health per 100 FTE employees:
0.22

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