Grounds Maintenance - Safety

How does grounds maintenance activities apply to safety in the environment of care?

Grounds maintenance is to be in the context of safe ingress and egress to the health care facilities from where customers enter the campus. For example, safe/effective vehicle access to parking areas, and safe/effective pedestrian access to the facilities from parking lots, shuttle and bus stops. This would include lighting, signage, surfaces, play areas, etc. Also evaluate exterior equipment that supports the health care organization such as bulk medical gas tanks/manifolds, loading dock equipment, grounds equipment, etc. [EC.02.01.01]
Last updated on April 11, 2016
Manual: Home Care
Chapter: Environment of Care EC

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