Chemistry Staff Member Receives Governor┐s Safety Award
Carolyn Forrester, instructional support technician in the chemistry department, has won the Governor┐s Employee Safety Award for 2010 for creating safety-related handbooks and training materials in the laboratories.
┐This is a well-deserved honor. Ms. Forrester has been instrumental in improving the safety of the campus,┐ says Dave Patterson, director of Environmental Health & Safety.
Forrester has worked at Cal Poly Pomona for nearly 27 years, and she also received the award in 1999. Her contributions include documenting safety training for students, providing safety instruction and serving as the principal building marshal for buildings 3, 4 and 8.
The award was established in 1980 to highlight and encourage safety on the job. Awards are given to individuals or groups who have responded to hazardous or life threatening events, as well as to those who have developed safety programs. This award is the 23rd for Cal Poly Pomona.