The Environment of Care includes Safety and Injury/Illness Prevention, Emergency Management, Fire/Life Safety, Security Management, Hazardous Materials and Waste Management, Medical Equipment Management, and Building Utilities Management - disciplines that support the population of healthcare workers who are identified as the people most instrumental in providing value-added work for UCSF Health. 

The Environment of Care (EC) Committee is composed of representatives from various departments across all disciplines UCSF Health.  The Committee oversees all EC activities; it is committed to promote a safe, functional, and supportive environment within the hospital in order to preserve quality of care and safety, and to ensure compliance with all regulatory and accreditation standards.




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