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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 69.60
Liaison Shanna Eller
Submission Date Feb. 27, 2015
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STARS v2.0

University of North Carolina, Greensboro
PA-12: Workplace Health and Safety

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.22 / 2.00 Trey McDonald
Sustainability Coordinator
Sustainability Office
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Please enter data in the table below::
Performance Year Baseline Year
Number of reportable workplace injuries and occupational disease cases 48 71
Full-time equivalent of employees 4,675 3,971

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, 2003 Dec. 31, 2003

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

2003 is the first year of complete workplace injury data in UNCG records.


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

UNCG has an Environmental Health and Safety professional staff of 7 full-time safety professionals who oversee all health and safety programs and initiatives on campus. This includes, but is not limited to, OSHA compliance, Injury Reduction and Investigation, Safety Training, Laboratory Safety, Radiation Safety, Biological Safety, OSHA 300 Log, Hazardous Materials Management, Hazardous Waste Consolidation/Reduction and Disposal, Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures, Industrial Hygiene, Ergonomics, and Indoor Air Quality. Workers Compensation at UNCG is administered by the Human Resource Services Staff; Environmental Health and Safety staff oversee the OSHA 300 Log and all injury prevention/investigations.


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

Information on this credit was received from Tim Slone, Director of Environmental Health and Safety at UNCG. Note that the employee FTE numbers are different here than in other credits - the EHS Dept. considers different data for its employee figures, incorporating student workers into their assessments.

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.