Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.26
Liaison Matt Wolsfeld
Submission Date March 21, 2023

STARS v2.2

University of Saskatchewan
PA-15: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.25 / 2.00 Jeff Lindsay
Safety Resources
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

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:
Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations (SOR/86-304)

A brief description of the key components of the custom OHSMS:
The University of Saskatchewan has a dedicated team of occupational health and safety professionals that support the university community. Key initiatives that Safety Resources is currently involved in include: • Advancement of a new client centred organizational structure and operating model within Safety Resources intended to advance campus engagement and support for best practices in health, safety and environmental protection. • Implementation of safety management systems across the campus community in colleges and administrative units. • Review and update of all safety-related training provided by Safety Resources. • Implementation of a new hearing conservation program. • Development and implementation of institutional and local emergency response plans. • Integration of data management systems that support health, safety and environment programs and services.

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 that occur at the university must be reported to Safety Resources as soon as possible. Individuals may be contacted should any additional documentation be required. Employees must report the incident to their supervisor and complete the online Report an Incident form (login required). Students and the public must complete the Report an Incident PDF form and email/fax it to Safety Resources. Please note: only USask employees are eligible for compensation through the WCB. Faculty, staff, researchers, people leaders and students can request advice, help, and support from Safety Resources using the following methods: In-Person: 150 Research Annex (Entrance B) 105 Maintenance Road Saskatoon SK S7N 5C5 Phone: 306-966-4675 Fax: 306-966-8394 Email: safetyresources@usask.ca Incident reporting is available online 24/7 along with emailing the safety resources general email with general questions. Alternatively, in an emergency or after hours call 306-966-5555 and Protective Services would be able to support/direct from there.

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:

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