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 Yearsort descending Publication type
Cal/OSHA Inspections Fact Sheet
Acrylamide Gel Procedure
Radiation Producing Machines SOP Template Office of Environment, Health & Safety Form
Locator Beacons NOAA Journal Article
2013 Annual Fire Safety Report Office of Environment, Health & Safety Report
Using the Right Type of Fire Extinguisher Bulletin
Operating the Bench Grinder - ASUC Art Studio Job Safety Analysis
Chemical Waste: Opening/Closing Open-Head Drums With Air Wrench Office of Environment, Health & Safety Job Safety Analysis
Guidelines for Explosive and Potentially Explosive Chemicals: Safe Storage and Handling Office of Environment, Health & Safety Program Document
2017 EH&S Annual Report Office of Environment, Health & Safety Report
Operating Mechanical Personnel Lifts (Not Cranes) Office of Environment, Health & Safety Job Safety Analysis
Safe Use of Acid Solutions Office of Environment, Health & Safety Procedure
2016 Annual Fire Safety Report Office of Environment, Health & Safety Report
Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome Fact Sheet Office of Environment, Health & Safety Fact Sheet
Autoclaves (UPDATE IN PROGRESS) Office of Environment, Health & Safety Fact Sheet
Radiation User Information Record Office of Environment, Health & Safety Form
UC Berkeley Fall Protection Safety Program Office of Environment, Health & Safety Program Document
2012 Annual Fire Safety Report Office of Environment, Health & Safety Report
Shop Safety Program Program Document
Chemical Waste: Opening Closing Drums With Bung Wrench Office of Environment, Health & Safety Job Safety Analysis
2016 EH&S Annual Report Office of Environment, Health & Safety Report
Creeks Safety Booklet Office of Environment, Health & Safety Booklet
2015 Annual Fire Safety Report Office of Environment, Health & Safety Report
Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Laser Template Procedure
Chemical Waste Recharge Authorization Form Office of Environment, Health & Safety Form
Dosimetry Issuance and Information Form Office of Environment, Health & Safety Form
Firearm Requirements CA Bureau of Security and Investigative Services Fact Sheet
2011 Annual Fire Safety Report Office of Environment, Health & Safety Report
"Authorized Person" Qualification for Shop Work Template
Computers and Electrical Equipment Bulletin
UC Berkeley’s COVID-19 Health and Safety Guide for Contractors Office of Environment, Health & Safety Program Document
2015 EH&S Annual Report Office of Environment, Health & Safety Report
Pressure Vessel Visual Inspection Guide Office of Environment, Health & Safety Template
Fire & Life Safety: Doors Office of Environment, Health & Safety Bulletin
Field Operations Safety Manual University of California Office of the President – Environment, Health & Safety Manual
Federal Firearms Licensee Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives Permit
2010 Annual Fire Safety Report Office of Environment, Health & Safety Report
Shop Safe - Work Policy, Procedures and Practices Procedure
Radiation Safety Self-Survey Form Office of Environment, Health & Safety Form
Guide for Assembling a Pressure Vessel Office of Environment, Health & Safety Template
General Lab Safety Inspection Questions Office of Environment, Health & Safety Program Document
Installation, Alteration, Maintenance, Or Repair Of High Low Voltage Breakers Office of Environment, Health & Safety Job Safety Analysis
Laboratory Ergonomics University Health Services Program Document
Emergency Medical Response – Urgent Care Providers Program Document
Office Safety Fact Sheet Fact Sheet
Radiofrequency (RF) Radiation Awareness Guide Office of Environment, Health & Safety Bulletin
Lab Self-Inspection Checklist Office of Environment, Health & Safety Checklist
Declaration of Pregnancy and Withdrawal of Pregnancy Declaration Office of Environment, Health & Safety Form
Calculating the Stored Energy of a Pressurized Gas Vessel Office of Environment, Health & Safety Procedure
Project Inspection Coordination Agreement Office of Environment, Health & Safety Form
Pipettes - Ergonomics University Health Services Program Document
Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Template - General Office of Environment, Health & Safety Template
Step Ladders Fact Sheet
Fire Extinguisher Monthly Inspection Guide Office of Environment, Health & Safety Checklist
Operating a Paper Cutter Office of Environment, Health & Safety Job Safety Analysis
Pregnancy and Radiation Office of Environment, Health & Safety Booklet
Construction Inspection Checklist Office of Environment, Health & Safety Checklist
Laboratory Start-up Guidelines Office of Environment, Health & Safety Procedure
Confined Space Entry Permit Office of Environment, Health & Safety Permit
Elements of a Global Harmonized System (GHS) Label Booklet