Osha Reporting Statistics

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 maintains records of all injuries and illnesses that are reported as related to work.The University is required to summarize the total numbers 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 2003.

Number of Cases  
Total number of deaths 0
Total number of cases with days away from work:  35
Total number of cases with job transfer or restriction:  27
Total number of other recordable cases: 0
Number of Days  
Total number of days of job transfer or restriction: 700
Total number of days away from work:  1,367
Injury and Illness Types (Total number of...)  
Injuries:  108
Skin Disorders: 6
Respitory Conditions: 6
Poisonings: 9
All Other Illnesses: 4
Employment Information  
Annual average number of employees:  8,692
Total hours worked by all employees in 2002: 6,658,162
Industry Description College/University
Standard Industrial Code (SIC): 8821

This information is required by law to be posted at each establishment in the place or places where notices to employees are customarily posted.  This information must be posted no later than February 1, 2004 and must remain in place until April 30, 2004.