Overall Rating Gold - expired
Overall Score 66.44
Liaison Mike Wilson
Submission Date Jan. 29, 2014
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.0

University of Victoria
PA-12: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.51 / 2.00 Dean Rysstad
OHSE Consultant
Occupational Health, Safety and Environment
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Please enter data in the table below::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of reportable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 116 117
Full-time equivalent of employees 4,705 4,982

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year Jan. 1, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012
Baseline Year Jan. 1, 2010 Dec. 31, 2010

A brief description of when and why the workplace health and safety baseline was adopted:
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A brief description of the institution’s workplace health and safety initiatives:

UVic's Office of Occupational Health, Safety and Environment provides services to the university that assist in promoting and maintaining employee health in the workplace including ergonomics, occupational hygiene including indoor air quality, respirators and hearing protection) and a smoke-free program, and the disposal of harzardous waste. The office also provides training and hosts workshops on various topics including biosafety, lab safety awareness, and radiation safety.


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

UVic's Office of Occupational Health, Safety and Environment provides services to the university that assist in promoting and maintaining employee health in the workplace including ergonomics, occupational hygiene including indoor air quality, respirators and hearing protection) and a smoke-free program, and the disposal of harzardous waste. The office also provides training and hosts workshops on various topics including biosafety, lab safety awareness, and radiation safety.
See here for more information: https://ohs.uvic.ca/.

The total number of reportable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases can vary greatly from year to year, but overall the numbers of reported cases continues to decline.

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.