Resources and Guides

Job Safety Analysis (JSA)

A JSA describes job tasks in step-by-step fashion, identifies associated hazards at each step, and outlines proper hazard controls that minimize the risk of injury or illness to the individual(s) performing that task. 

JSAs Listed by Topic: 
Body Mechanics | Chemical Safety | Cleaning Operations | Equipment and Tools | Laboratory Safety | Material Handling | Outdoor Work | Powered Vehicles | Shop Safety

Fact Sheets

EH&S Fact Sheets serve as campus-wide Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

Lessons Learned

Reports on incidents that involve injury, exposure (real or potential), or significant damage property. Lessons Learned detail what happened and how similar incidents can be avoided in the future.

Title Author Year Publication type
Personal Protective Equipment for Lab and Shops Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2020 Fact Sheet
Needles and Sharps: Safe Handling, Injury Response and Disposal Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2020 Fact Sheet
Noise: Controlling Your Exposure at Work - Fact Sheet Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2020 Fact Sheet
Accident Investigation Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2020 Fact Sheet
Heat Illness Prevention and Response Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2015 Fact Sheet
Wastewater Slug Discharge Prevention and Emergency Notification Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2015 Fact Sheet
Fact Sheet: Drain Disposal Restrictions for Chemicals Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2014 Fact Sheet
Electronic Waste Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2014 Fact Sheet
Treatment of Laboratory Waste Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2014 Fact Sheet
Hazardous Waste Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2014 Fact Sheet
Power Failures Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2014 Fact Sheet
Microtome Use: Hazards and Precautions Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2013 Fact Sheet
Mold: Dealing With the Issues Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2013 Fact Sheet
Indoor Air Quality Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2013 Fact Sheet
Cryogenic Liquids: Precautions and Safe Handling Procedures Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2013 Fact Sheet
Hydrogen Safety Fact Sheet Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2013 Fact Sheet
Biohazardous Waste Management in Biosafety Level 2 Laboratories Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2013 Fact Sheet
Formaldehyde: Hazards and Precautions Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2012 Fact Sheet
Vacuum System Hazards and Precautions Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2012 Fact Sheet
Carcinogens Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2012 Fact Sheet
Carcinogens Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2012 Fact Sheet
Ethidium Bromide and Alternative DNA Stains Fact Sheet 2012 Fact Sheet
Corrosives (Acids and Bases) Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2011 Fact Sheet
Managing Surplus Paint and Painting Supplies Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2011 Fact Sheet
Minimizing Hazardous Waste Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2011 Fact Sheet
Empty Container Disposal and Recycling Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2011 Fact Sheet
Recombinant DNA Emergency Spill and Incident Reporting Procedures Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2011 Fact Sheet
Controlled Substances, Managing and Disposing Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2011 Fact Sheet
Management of BSL 1 Recombinant DNA Waste Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2011 Fact Sheet
Campus Toxic Gas Program Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2010 Fact Sheet
Laboratory-Specific Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2009 Fact Sheet
Working with Silica Gel Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2009 Fact Sheet
Evacuating Campus Building Upon Activation of a Fire Alarm Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2009 Fact Sheet
Fume Hoods (Fact Sheet) Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2008 Fact Sheet
Nanotechnology: Guidelines for Safe Research Practices Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2008 Fact Sheet
Emergency Ventilation Shut-Off Controls Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2008 Fact Sheet
Guidelines for Minimizing Toxic Air Contaminant Emissions in Laboratories Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2008 Fact Sheet
Tritium Self-Illuminating Exit Signs Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2008 Fact Sheet
Hydrofluoric Acid Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2008 Fact Sheet
Latex Allergies Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2008 Fact Sheet
Fire Safety for Field Work Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2008 Fact Sheet
Fire Safety for Field Work - Fact Sheet 2008 Fact Sheet
Confined Space Entry Program Fact Sheet Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2007 Fact Sheet
Fall Protection: Equipment and Inspection Fact Sheet 2007 Fact Sheet
Clutter as a Laboratory Safety Concern Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2007 Fact Sheet
Respiratory Protection Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2007 Fact Sheet
Dust and Debris When Mounting Seismic Wall Bracing Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2007 Fact Sheet
Flammable & Combustible Liquids Storage In Campus Laboratories Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2006 Fact Sheet
Suggested Job Duties for Department Safety Coordinators Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2006 Fact Sheet
Eyewear - Protecting Your Eyes Fact Sheet Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2006 Fact Sheet
Building Evacuation Signs Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Fact Sheet
Ultracentrifuges: Hazards and Precautions Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Fact Sheet
Welder and Flame Cutting Operations Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2004 Fact Sheet
Welding and Flame Cutting Operations Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2004 Fact Sheet
Safety Data Sheets Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2004 Fact Sheet
Extension Cords and Surge Protectors Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2004 Fact Sheet
West Nile Virus Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2004 Fact Sheet
Electrophoresis Equipment: Guidelines for Safe Use Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2004 Fact Sheet
Freezer Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Fact Sheet
Food Security / Food Tampering Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Fact Sheet