Cal Poly Pomona is a pretty safe place to work and study because of people like Whitney Fields, the director of Institutional Risk and Emergency Management. Fields and the team he leads are responsible for ensuring the campus is as safe as possible.
Fields is new to campus and his job is new, too. The offices he oversees were brought under one roof during an administrative reorganization this year. They are:
Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S), which handles everything from implementation and coordination of safety compliance inspections of buildings, to issuing food permits, to regulating the flight of UAVS (drones) on campus.
Emergency Management, which develops plans for …