|Submission Date||July 15, 2020|
University of Tasmania
PA-15: Workplace Health and Safety
|1.44 / 2.00||
Infrastructure Services and Development
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:
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 :
The University of Tasmania uses a cloud-based system known internally as MySafety that all staff and students have access to, to record incidents, hazards and near-misses. The software also has a mobile app called Pocket Safety that has the same functionality for reporting. On a monthly basis, the data is analysed to generate reports providing insight into our performance relating to the total number of injuries, lost time injuries frequency rate, near-miss and hazard reporting rate, and timeliness of incident follow-up.
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 is for 2019 calendar year. Information on work-related injury or ill health incidents was provided by the Safety and Welbeing team in the People and Wellbeing Department.
The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.