Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 32.05
Liaison Gary Cocke
Submission Date June 13, 2016
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

The University of Texas at Dallas
PA-12: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.65 / 2.00 Thea Junt
Energy Conservation and Sustainability Manager
Facilities Management
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Please enter data in the table below::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of reportable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 56 33
Full-time equivalent of employees 3,187 3,003

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year Sept. 1, 2014 Aug. 31, 2015
Baseline Year Sept. 1, 2013 Aug. 31, 2014

A brief description of when and why the workplace health and safety baseline was adopted:

A brief description of the institution’s workplace health and safety initiatives:

It is the policy of The University of Texas at Dallas to maintain a safe and healthy environment that is free from recognized hazards that could harm or adversely impact the health and well-being of our students, faculty, staff and visitors.

University operations shall be conducted in compliance with accepted safety, health and environmental regulations as appropriate. Where governmental regulations, code or standards may be absent, best practices employed by nationally recognized organizations and associations shall serve as guides to the Department of Environmental Health & Safety & Risk Management in establishing safe working requirements.


1. The responsibility for implementing the policies and procedures of the University's Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) Program begins with the President and reaches through the entire University to include each member of the faculty, staff and student body.

2. Department Heads, Principal Investigators, managers, supervisors and all employees are responsible for compliance with the policies and procedures implemented under the EH&S Program. The primary responsibility for establishing and maintaining a safe and healthy environment is assigned to each operating unit.

3. Operation of the EH&S Program shall be delegated to the Associate Vice President and of the Department of and Environmental Health & Safety & Risk Management. EHS shall have the authority to request that academic deans and directors, department heads, managers, supervisors and other responsible individuals abate any and all unsafe conditions and/or operations that present a hazard to personal safety and health and/or University property.

The website URL where information about the institution’s workplace health and safety initiatives is available:

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.