Overall Rating Silver - expired
Overall Score 49.76
Liaison Aurora Sharrard
Submission Date Feb. 28, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Pittsburgh
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.31 / 2.00 Keith Duval
Health and Safety
Environmental Health & Safety
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Please enter data in the table below:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of recordable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 1.04 1.43
Full-time equivalent of employees 12,224 11,530
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee 0.00 0.00

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, 2015 Dec. 1, 2015

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):

Since this is the initial submission and completion of this section, the baseline year of 2015 was chosen based on the OSHA requirement to maintain OSHA 200 logs for three (3) years.

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 department of EH&S employs 21 staff members to oversee all activities. Our OSHA recordable rate (1.04) compares favorably to the national rate of 1.8 for Universities as reported by Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

OSHA 300A, 300 Logs (2015-2017), Bureau of Labor Statistics
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee (Part 1 above: 0.0099 performance year and 0.014 baseline year). Web based program would not allow manual entry of data.

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