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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 70.78
Liaison Margaret Lo
Submission Date Sept. 1, 2017
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STARS v2.1

George Mason University
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.01 / 2.00 Mary Liang
Sustainability Analyst
Sustainability
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Please enter data in the table below:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of recordable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 61 79
Full-time equivalent of employees 4,321.40 4,248.60
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee 0.01 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. 1, 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):
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Percentage reduction in workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per FTE employee from baseline:
24.09

Number of workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per 100 FTE employees, performance year:
1.41

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:

George Mason University's Environmental Health and Safety office administers many health and safety programs in an effort to provide the framework for a safe and healthful workplace for George Mason University employees as well as maintain compliance with applicable regulations and guidelines. The Environmental Health and Safety office offers job and project specific Occupational Health & Safety training to students and employees. Programs and trainings include:

Aerial Lift
Art Safety
Bloodborne Pathogens
Chainsaw
Confined Space Entry
Hazard Communication
Hearing Conservation
Housekeeping Safety
Lockout / Tagout
Powered Industrial Trucks (Fork Lift/Man Lift/Cherry Picker)
Respiratory Protection
Safety Refreshers for Hazardous Waste


The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Source: GMU’s OSHA Form 300A, Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses

Data is for calendar year 2016.

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.