Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 35.20
Liaison Laura Miller
Submission Date Aug. 1, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of New Haven
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.01 / 2.00 Christopher Reed
Director of Safety, Training & University Fire Marshal
Environmental Health and Safety Department
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Please enter data in the table below:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of recordable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 25 19
Full-time equivalent of employees 888 351
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee 0.03 0.05

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year July 1, 2017 June 30, 2018
Baseline Year July 1, 2013 June 30, 2014

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):

Each year, the University of New Haven partners with Triumvirate to offer workplace health and safety training to staff and faculty members. Triumvirate meets with the Director of Health and Safety, Chris Reed, to cooperatively develop specific programs that improve the overall environmental health and safety protocols and reduce the number of accidents that occur. The following programs are offered: Lifting Safety & Ergonomics, Lock Out/Tag Out, Hot Work, Trash Can Cleaning, Electrical Safety, and Chemical Hygiene & Communication.

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:

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

Additional documentation to support the submission:

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