University of Vermont

Department of Risk Management & Safety

For Immediate Release 02/01/2005 - Please Post

Important Information Regarding Workplace

Injuries and Illnesses

In compliance with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) the UVM Department of Risk Management and Safety maintains records of all injuries and illnesses that are reported as related to work. The University is required to summarize the total number of reportable incidents and the number of lost work days and restricted work days. These incidents are categorized as injuries (those resulting from a specific incident) and other illnesses (such as those resulting from hazardous exposures). Injuries and illness are recorded as cases involving fatalities, lost work days, or restricted work days. The following summary totals reflect those incidents reported throughout the calendar year 2014.

 

 

2014 Numbers

2013 Numbers

Number of Cases

 

 

Total number of deaths

0

0

Total number of cases with days away from work

42

25

Total number of cases with job transfer or restriction:

1

12

Total number of other recordable cases:

52

92

 

 

 

Number of Days

 

 

Total number of days of job transfer or restrictions:

792

591

Total number of days away from work:

926

773

 

 

 

Injury and Illness Types

 

 

Total number of:

 

 

Injuries:

91

126

Skin disorders

0

0

Respiratory conditions:

0

0

Poisonings:

0

0

All other illnesses

4

3

 

 

 

Employment Information

 

 

Annual average number of employees:

7,169

7,936

Total hours worked by all employees:

6,658,342.88

7,158,204.70

Industry Description: College/University

 

 

Standard Industrial Code (SIC)

8221

8221

This information is required by law to be posted at each establishment in the place where notices to employees are customarily posted. This information must be posted no later than February 1, 2015 and must remain in place until April 30, 2015.

The above totals are compiled by Sarah Burnett, Risk Management Department, 802-656-0738.

Last modified April 15 2015 10:38 AM

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