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 typesort descending
Guidelines for Minimizing Toxic Air Contaminant Emissions in Laboratories Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2008 Fact Sheet
Dust and Debris When Mounting Seismic Wall Bracing Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2007 Fact Sheet
Accident Investigation Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2020 Fact Sheet
Campus Toxic Gas Program Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2010 Fact Sheet
Handling Sewage and Fecal Matter Safely Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2002 Fact Sheet
Treatment of Laboratory Waste Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2014 Fact Sheet
Phenol: Hazards and Precautions Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Fact Sheet
Hydrofluoric Acid Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2008 Fact Sheet
Formaldehyde: Hazards and Precautions Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2012 Fact Sheet
Power Failures Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2014 Fact Sheet
Suggested Job Duties for Department Safety Coordinators Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2006 Fact Sheet
Hazardous Waste Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2014 Fact Sheet
Office Safety Fact Sheet Fact Sheet
Wastewater Slug Discharge Prevention and Emergency Notification Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2015 Fact Sheet
Fire Safety for Field Work Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2008 Fact Sheet
Space Heaters Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2002 Fact Sheet
Fact Sheet: Drain Disposal Restrictions for Chemicals Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2014 Fact Sheet
Tritium Self-Illuminating Exit Signs Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2008 Fact Sheet
Respiratory Protection Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2007 Fact Sheet
Safety Data Sheets Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2004 Fact Sheet
Clutter as a Laboratory Safety Concern Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2007 Fact Sheet
Electronic Waste Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2014 Fact Sheet
Step Ladders Fact Sheet
Safe Storage of Hazardous Chemicals Guide Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2020 Manual
Drain Disposal Restrictions for Chemicals Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2020 Manual
Safety Guidelines for Field Researchers Office of Environment, Health & Safety Manual
Construction Managers Guide Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2019 Manual
Guidelines for Handling Animal Reservoirs of Hantaviruses Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Manual
Contractor Safety Manual (English) Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2012 Manual
Contractor Safety Manual (Spanish) Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2012 Manual
Water Discharge Regulations/Guidelines Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Manual
Field Operations Safety Manual University of California Office of the President – Environment, Health & Safety Manual
Radiation Safety Manual (PDF) Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2017 Manual
Small Boat Safety Manual 2005 Manual
UC Field Operations Safety Manual UCOP 2019 Manual
Laser Safety Manual (PDF) Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2015 Manual
Animal Traps Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies 2006 Manual
Fire Extinguisher Monthly Inspection Guide Office of Environment, Health & Safety Checklist
Construction Inspection Checklist Office of Environment, Health & Safety Checklist
Construction Inspection Checklist - Lab Supplement Office of Environment, Health & Safety Checklist
Storm Water Management Checklist Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2018 Checklist
Laser Inspection Form Office of Environment, Health & Safety Checklist
COVID-19 Field Protocol: Worksite Planning Checklist Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2021 Checklist
Radiation Producing Machine Survey - Checklist Office of Environment, Health & Safety Checklist
Fire/Life Safety Submittal Checklist Checklist
UC Berkeley Laboratory Research Ramp Down Checklist Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research 2020 Checklist
Radioactive Materials Survey - Checklist Office of Environment, Health & Safety Checklist
Design Drawings Checklists Checklist
Rooftop Work Safety Plan Checklist Soheila (Sonia) Khaligh 2020 Checklist
Pallet Jack - Forklift and Industrial Work Trucks Safety Program 2011 Checklist
Heat Illness Prevention Program Worksite Planning and Site Checklist Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2020 Checklist
Electric Industrial Lift-Forklift Truck 2011 Checklist
Heat Illness Prevention Program Work Planning and Site Checklist Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2020 Checklist
High-lift Truck-Forklift Truck 2011 Checklist
Field Station Inspection Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2021 Checklist
Narrow Aisle Truck 2011 Checklist
Lab Self-Inspection Checklist Office of Environment, Health & Safety Checklist
Petibone 2011 Checklist
Laboratory Start-up Guidelines Office of Environment, Health & Safety Procedure
Soil Off-Haul Protocol Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2020 Procedure