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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 80.84
Liaison Corey Hawkey
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Arizona State University
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.04 / 2.00 Corey Hawkey
Assistant Director
University Sustainability Practices
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Please enter data in the table below:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of recordable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 98 177
Full-time equivalent of employees 10,000 14,477
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee 0.01 0.01

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year Jan. 1, 2015 Dec. 31, 2015
Baseline Year Jan. 1, 2006 Dec. 31, 2006

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 coincides with when Arizona State University completed its first formal Greenhouse Gas Inventory.


Percentage reduction in workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per FTE employee from baseline:
19.84

Number of workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per 100 FTE employees, performance year:
0.98

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:

Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) provide compliance guidance, training and technical support to the ASU community necessary to address safety and health regulatory compliance and related risks. EH&S trainers are part of this organization and coordinate all EH&S provided training and manage associated records. OH&S conducts inspections of laboratories, shops, maintenance and service facilities for OSHA and related regulatory compliance and ensures corrective action is implemented to address findings. OH&S also addresses employee safety and health complaints including concerns related to indoor air quality and work station set up (ergonomics). OH&S also supports the ASU community through developing and communicating EH&S awareness training.


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.