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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 68.58
Liaison Mary Ellen Mallia
Submission Date Jan. 15, 2016
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STARS v2.0

University at Albany
PA-12: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.61 / 2.00 Mary Ellen Mallia
Director of Environmental Sustainability
Finance and Business
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Please enter data in the table below::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of reportable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 80 80
Full-time equivalent of employees 4,075 4,075

Start and end dates of the performance year and baseline year (or three-year periods):
Start Date End Date
Performance Year Jan. 1, 2014 Dec. 31, 2014
Baseline Year Jan. 1, 2014 Dec. 31, 2014

A brief description of when and why the workplace health and safety baseline was adopted:

Since this is a new piece of data we are tracking, we are most comfortable using our initial entry as our baseline year going forward.


A brief description of the institution’s workplace health and safety initiatives:

The University at Albany Office of Environmental Health and Safety is dedicated to providing the expertise, advice, guidelines and current standards of professional practice, to ensure the safety and well being of our students, faculty, staff and visitors. The goal is to prevent injury, illness, and environmental damage through the recognition, evaluation, and control of potential hazards arising from University activities, and to comply with federal, state and local safety and environmental regulations. The main initiatives of the office include: overseeing lab safety and providing training (which this year included a green chemistry training), oversee the universal waste disposal (batteries, lights, etc), and oversee fire code compliance and trainings


The website URL where information about the institution’s workplace health and safety initiatives is available:

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.