Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.22
Liaison Jay Price
Submission Date March 3, 2023

STARS v2.2

University of Tennessee at Knoxville
PA-15: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.66 / 2.00 Daniel Covington
Data Analyst and Office Administrator
Facilities Services
"---" 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:
TOSHA (Tennessee Occupational Safety and Health Administration)

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 :

UT Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) must accept and investigate reports of injury or illness in accordance with Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) regulations. Additionally, EHS accepts reports of "near miss" events, in which injury or illness could have happened, in order to make recommendations to prevent similar dangerous situations in the future.

Information related to the amount of cases of injury and illness that have occurred in the previous year is reported in an OSHA Form 300A, which legally must be provided upon request.

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:


The 7 FTE workers who are not employees are the 7 AmeriCorps members that serve in the Office of Sustainability. UTK and UTIA do contract out other workers, but there is no sufficient method of tracking the total of how many are working on campus across any period of time.

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