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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 67.81
Liaison Kelly Wellman
Submission Date Dec. 6, 2017
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STARS v2.1

Texas A&M University
PA-14: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.47 / 2.00 Kristen Robinson
Environmental Safety Assistant Manager - OH/IH
Environmental Health & Safety
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Please enter data in the table below:
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of recordable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 163 493
Full-time equivalent of employees 10,367 8,530
Number of injuries and cases per FTE employee 0.02 0.06

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year Sept. 1, 2016 Aug. 31, 2017
Baseline Year Sept. 1, 2008 Aug. 31, 2009

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 amount of injuries had increased and a safety program was adopted to find ways to lower these occurrences.


Percentage reduction in workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per FTE employee from baseline (0-100):
72.80

Number of workplace injuries and occupational disease cases per 100 FTE employees, performance year:
1.57

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 teams were established in departments, safety became part of the yearly evaluation process, accident investigation program and near miss program established. Safety training program set up through hands on, computer based, power point, video, webinar, and quest speakers training safety topics every month for all teams with monthly meetings and safety representative present to help train, guide and give input on safety.


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.