Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 59.88
Liaison Alex Frank
Submission Date April 14, 2022

STARS v2.2

University of Wisconsin-Madison
PA-15: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.98 / 2.00 Alex Frank
Sustainability Analyst
Office of Sustainability
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Does the institution have an occupational health and safety management system (OHSMS)?:
No

Does the system use a nationally or internationally recognized standard or guideline?:
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The nationally or internationally recognized OHSMS standard or guideline used:
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A brief description of the key components of the custom OHSMS:
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Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health:
279

Full-time equivalent of employees:
20,216.10

Full-time equivalent of workers who are not employees, but whose work and/or workplace is controlled by the institution:
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A brief description of the methodology used to track and calculate the number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health :

The Risk Management team at UW-Madison manages Worker's Compensation for employees and UW-System's Risk Management (UWSA) team collects and maintains data on OSHA recordables across all UW-System schools utilizing the Riskonnect software.

UWSA provides the reporting structure that each campus uses. The various campus environmental health & safety departments provide the forms to the claimant and acts as a point of contact for the claim. The campus reviews the injury with the employee and/or the supervisor (and completes an investigation if warranted) and then completes a safety manager’s review form, which is submitted to UWSA, as part of the process. UWSA records and compiles the injury logs and distributes them to each campus and they are displayed or provided to employees as required by OSHA.


Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health per 100 FTE employees:
1.38

Website URL where information about the occupational health and safety program is available:
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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Data excludes recordables from employees who work primarily at off campus agricultural research stations.

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