Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 46.35
Liaison Amy Seeboth-Wilson
Submission Date March 2, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

University of Wisconsin-Platteville
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.52 / 2.00 Amy Seeboth-Wilson
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Management
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Please enter data in the table below:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of recordable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 9 41
Full-time equivalent of employees 878 1240
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee 0.01 0.03

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year July 1, 2016 June 30, 2017
Baseline Year July 1, 2013 June 30, 2014

A brief description of when and why the workplace health and safety baseline was adopted (e.g. in sustainability plans and policies or in the context of other reporting obligations):

The baseline was chosen since it was the baseline we used the first year we did a STARS Report.


Percentage reduction in workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per FTE employee from baseline:
69.00

Number of workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per 100 FTE employees, performance year:
1.03

A brief description of the institution’s workplace health and safety initiatives, including how workers are engaged in monitoring and advising on health and safety programs:

-Dedicated safety committees: University Safety Committee, College of EMS Safety Committee, Chemical Hygiene Committee, Emergency Operations Committee.
-Trainings: Blood Borne Pathogens; Office Safety; Back and Lifting Safety; Personal Protective Equipment; Large Van Driving; Hazardous Materials Communication; Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures; Fire Prevention; Fire Extinguisher; Electrical Safety; Confined Space; Lockout/Tagout; Respiratory Safety & Respirator Fit Tests; Lift Truck Safety; Asbestos Awareness; First Aid/CPR/AED; Lab Safety; Slip, Trip, & Fall Awareness
-Initiatives: Safe Walk, Management Led Safety, IceAlert Ice Awareness, Education Abroad Travel Safety; Asbestos Abatement; Green Chemistry Initiative.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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