Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.00
Liaison Alistair Hall
Submission Date March 15, 2018
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Vassar College
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.38 / 2.00 Ruth Spencer
Associate Vice President for Human Resources
Human Resources
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Please enter data in the table below:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of recordable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 37 19
Full-time equivalent of employees 999.10 1047
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee 0.04 0.02

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, 2004 June 30, 2005

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 workplace health and safety baseline year was adopted for consistency across the institution in data reporting


Percentage reduction in workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per FTE employee from baseline:
0

Number of workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per 100 FTE employees, performance year:
3.70

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:

The institution mandates workplace safety education for high risk departments. PMA Insurance Group provides employees of Buildings & Grounds and Custodial Services with on-campus occupational health and safety training. Employees of Dining Services receive workplace health and safety training from Aramark*.

*In 2017, following this performance year, the College has since switched dining service vendors to Bon Appetit. The training programs remain in place.


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