U-Wide HS Committee 2016-17

The University-Wide Health and Safety Committee is comprised of elected and appointed members from the 10 Organizational Committees, a representative from the Faculty Senate, ex-officio members from Risk Management, Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S), Attorney General's Division, Facilities Services, Transportation Services, and members of unions representing UW employees.


The University-Wide Health and Safety Committee:

  • Reviews occupational illness, incidents, and injuries experienced by University employees;
  • Makes recommendations on health and safety strategies, policies, and programs to the director of EH&S;
  • Evaluates accident investigations to see if the cause was properly identified and corrected;
  • Determines when and which concerns need to be presented to the Board of Environmental Health and Safety;
  • And when necessary, represents employee health and safety concerns on those issues to the Board of Health.

If you have any questions regarding the University-Wide Health and Safety Committee, please send e-mail to ehsdept@uw.edu.

U-Wide Committee Contacts and Roster

Chair:Leslie Anderson
Vice Chair:Liz Kindred
Administrative Support:Emma Corell

University-Wide Health and Safety Committee Membership Roster (pdf)