Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.43
Liaison Wesley Enterline
Submission Date Nov. 13, 2018
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STARS v2.1

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

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.83 / 2.00 Wesley Enterline
Sustainability Coordinator
Facilities Planning and 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 21 23
Full-time equivalent of employees 1254.69 1221
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee 0.02 0.02

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year Jan. 1, 2017 Dec. 31, 2017
Baseline Year Jan. 1, 2014 Dec. 31, 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 reportable information was derived from our OSHA 300A Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses reports from the past 3 years


Percentage reduction in workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per FTE employee from baseline:
11.15

Number of workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per 100 FTE employees, performance year:
1.67

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:

RISK MANAGEMENT

Obviously it is our goal to have zero injuries. This means that the employees must be involved with the various safety programs that affect them in their area. We continuously try to keep the employees involved through their supervisors and managers. It must be a priority for their supervisor for it to be a priority for them. Training is a huge part of this and there is required training for certain areas/employees.

We also rely on the supervisors/managers to talk about safety on a regular basis and give the employees a chance to bring up safety issues. This constant communication allows for information to be addressed and improvements to be made. We are trying to get this to be the safety culture across campus. With this constant interaction, we hope to keep improving towards our goal.

POLICE SERVICES TRAINING PROGRAMS
- Emergency Blue Lights: http://www.uww.edu/documents/adminaffairs/police/Emergency%20Telephone%20locations.pdf
- Automated External Defibrillators: http://www.uww.edu/adminaffairs/police/defibrillators
- Safety and Crime Alerts and InformaCast system: http://www.uww.edu/adminaffairs/police/safety-and-crime-alerts
- Critical Incident Stress Debriefing: http://www.uww.edu/adminaffairs/police/cisd-team
- CPR, AED, First Aid and other courses are available throughout the year through the Faculty/Staff training portal called MyUW.
- Other Educational Programming: http://www.uww.edu/adminaffairs/police/community-education-services


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The reportable information was derived from our OSHA 300A Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses reports from the past 3 years. This information is based on a calendar year.

http://www.uww.edu/adminaffairs/riskmanagement/employee-safety
http://www.uww.edu/adminaffairs/riskmanagement/uww-health-and-safety

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