Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 72.78
Liaison Dennis Cochrane
Submission Date Feb. 18, 2021

STARS v2.2

Virginia Tech
PA-15: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.22 / 2.00 Robin McCall-Miller
Occupational Safety Engineer
Environmental, Health and Safety
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Does the institution have an occupational health and safety management system (OHSMS)?:
Yes

Does the system use a nationally or internationally recognized standard or guideline?:
No

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:

EHS uses OnSite Systems, Inc. to track audits and inspections performed by our office. Audit and inspection criteria is customized to meet established safety and health programs for the university. Our custom-designed Safety Management System allows clients to establish required safety and health training for employees and students, and track compliance or status of training provided online or in person by EHS trainers. It permits users to upload safety-related documents, such as Hazard Assessment Forms, Energy Control Procedures, Standard Operating Procedures, for retention. Chemical inventory for a laboratory, shop or storage area can be tracked in the system for our Occupational Health Assurance Program. Environmental, Health and Safety programs for the university are available online.


Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health:
221

Full-time equivalent of employees:
15,760

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 :

US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illness. The number of employees referenced above does include full and part-time faculty, staff, regular wage, emergency hire, and student employees (including graduate assistants) which is why the number is higher than PRE-5.


Annual number of recordable incidents of work-related injury or ill health per 100 FTE employees:
1.40

Website URL where information about the occupational health and safety program is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Please reference the attached 2019 OSHA 300 Log and 300A for more information.

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