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
Electric Industrial Lift-Forklift Truck 2011 Checklist
High-lift Truck-Forklift Truck 2011 Checklist
Narrow Aisle Truck 2011 Checklist
Petibone 2011 Checklist
Forklift and Industrial Work Truck Safety Program Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2011 Program Document
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
Copy Machines University of Edinburgh 2010 Bulletin
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
Sewing Machine Operation for Insulators Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2008 Job Safety Analysis
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
CA Plan Check Guide for Retail Food Facilities CA Conference of Directors of Environmental Health 2008 Procedure
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
Latex Allergies Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2008 Fact Sheet
Hydrofluoric Acid Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2008 Fact Sheet
Confined Space Entry Program for Construction, Telecommunications Operations and Electrical Work Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2008 Program Document
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 (CSE) Program and Program Flow Chart for Non-Permit CSE Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2008 Program Document
Confined Space Entry (CSE) Program and Program Flow Chart for Construction, Electrical, Telecommunications or an Excavation. Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2008 Program Document
Confined Space Entry Program Fact Sheet Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2007 Fact Sheet
EH&S' Facilities/Equipment Decontamination Clearance Certification 2007 Form
Fall Protection: Equipment and Inspection Fact Sheet 2007 Fact Sheet
Clutter as a Laboratory Safety Concern Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2007 Fact Sheet
Dust and Debris When Mounting Seismic Wall Bracing Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2007 Fact Sheet
Respiratory Protection Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2007 Fact Sheet
Flammable & Combustible Liquids Storage In Campus Laboratories Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2006 Fact Sheet
UC Printing Services: Shrinkwrap UC Printing Services; Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2006 Job Safety Analysis
Animal Traps Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies 2006 Manual
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
UC Printing Services: Operation Of The Muller Martini Monostar Binder Office of Environment, Health & Safety; UC Printing Services 2006 Job Safety Analysis
UC Printing Services: Operation of the Horizon BQ240 Binder Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2006 Job Safety Analysis
UC Printing Services: Mbo Folder Series 26S/26/30 26S/26/30 UC Printing Services; Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2006 Job Safety Analysis
Inkjet Operation UC Printing Services; Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2006 Job Safety Analysis
UC Printing Services: Operation Of The Muller Martini 335 Stitcher Office of Environment, Health & Safety; UC Printing Services 2006 Job Safety Analysis
UC Printing Services: Operation of The Rollem Score/Numbering Machine UC Printing Services; Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2006 Job Safety Analysis
Three Knife Trimmer UC Printing Services; Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2006 Job Safety Analysis
Operation Of The Challenge Drill Office of Environment, Health & Safety; UC Printing Services 2006 Job Safety Analysis
UC Printing Services: Operation of the Bell & Howell Inserter UC Printing Services; Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2006 Job Safety Analysis
UC Printing Services: Operation Of The Interlake Handstitch Machine UC Printing Services 2006 Job Safety Analysis
Waste, evacuation Office of Environment, Health & Safety; UC Printing Services 2006 Job Safety Analysis
Small Boat Safety Manual 2005 Manual
Q-Brace Guidelines Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Procedure
Guidelines for Handling Animal Reservoirs of Hantaviruses Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Manual
Loading and Unloading the Emergency Response Truck Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Operating A Compactor Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Recreational Sports - Athletic Camps Setting Up/Taking Down Equipment Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Emergency Response Cleaning Up an Unknown Chemical Release or Unknown Abandoned Material Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Recreational Sports - Pro Shop: Using Step Stool Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Calibrating and Repairing Meters Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Drums, Palletizing Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Contact Hazard, response Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis