Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 65.48
Liaison Amy Brunvand
Submission Date Oct. 21, 2020

STARS v2.2

University of Utah
PA-15: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.92 / 2.00 Amy Brunvand
Office of Sustainability
"---" 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:

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 :

Absence Management
URL: https://www.hr.utah.edu/absenceMgt/index.php
Collects First Report of Injury claims and report to Workers Compensation. Track time loss due to on the job injuries. Answer questions regarding Workers Compensation regulations, processes and procedures. Incidents are reported annually on OSHA Form 300A.

There are three incident reports used by the university:
• Report injuries and illnesses on the job with the First Report of Injury or E-1 form.
• Report property damage and injuries or illnesses involving students or campus visitors using Campus Incident/Accident Report form.
• Report near misses, chemical and biological spills and releases using OEHS incident report.

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 from OSHA Form 300A,2019.
332 injuries, 2 skin disorders, 1 respiratory condition, 16 other illness.


Policy 3-300: University Health and Safety Policy. Regulations Library.
URL: https://regulations.utah.edu/administration/3-300.php

Safety: Staying Safe and Secure at the U. University of Utah Annual Security & Fire Report, September, 2019.
URL: https://dps.utah.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2019/09/20-0045-Clery-Safety-Report-2019-New-Web-Final.pdf

A Performance Audit of the University of Utah’s Laboratory Safety Practices. Report to the Utah Legislature, Number 2019-06.
URL: https://le.utah.gov/audit/19_06rpt.pdf

Addressing Lab Safety, University of Utah Communications @TheU, May 20,2019.
URL: https://attheu.utah.edu/facultystaff/addressing-lab-safety/

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