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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 67.35
Liaison Laurie Husted
Submission Date June 9, 2017
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

Bard College
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.52 / 2.00 Deanna Cochran
Special Projects Manager
VP for Administration
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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 14
Full-time equivalent of employees 725 660
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee 0.03 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, 2016 Dec. 31, 2016
Baseline Year Jan. 31, 2011 Dec. 31, 2011

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):

most recent data available


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:
2.90

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:

Safety Committee that meets every other month. Their mission: "Promote a healthy and safe, living, learning and working environment for the college community with the intention of minimizing accidents and damages to persons and property." Examples of initiatives: communicating across departments to reenforce safety issues; promote lectures related to upcoming H&S issues, changing protocols (e.g. made transportation updates to increase safety - reflective tape, shuttle stop changes, recommendations for upgrades to lighting, stairwells, cross walks, etc.)


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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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.