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.

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Title Author Year Publication type
Servicing Big Bellies Facilities Services 2014 Job Safety Analysis
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
ATVs and Snowmobiles Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2014 Program Document
Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) Permit State Water Resources Control Board (SWRCB) 2013 Permit
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
Sewer Jetter Residential & Student Services Programs; Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2013 Job Safety Analysis
Hazardous Waste Generator Permit - Main Campus City of Berkeley 2013 Permit
Hazardous Waste Generator Permit - Richmond Field Station Contra Costa County 2013 Permit
Hazardous Waste Generator Permit - Regatta Contra Costa County 2013 Permit
Indoor Air Quality Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2013 Fact Sheet
Machine Guarding Program Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2013 Program Document
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
Contractor Safety Manual (English) Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2012 Manual
Contractor Safety Manual (Spanish) Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2012 Manual
Formaldehyde: Hazards and Precautions Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2012 Fact Sheet
Crane/Hoist Safety Program Gary Bayne 2012 Program Document
Vacuum System Hazards and Precautions Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2012 Fact Sheet
Water Balance Calculator Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2012 Procedure
Eye Washes Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2012 Procedure
Radiation: Facts, Risks, and Realities United States Environmental Protection Agency 2012 Booklet
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
Compressed Gas Cylinders: Proper Management And Use Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2012 Booklet
Corrosives (Acids and Bases) Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2011 Fact Sheet
Minimizing Hazardous Waste Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2011 Fact Sheet
Managing Surplus Paint and Painting Supplies Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2011 Fact Sheet
Empty Container Disposal and Recycling Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2011 Fact Sheet
Petibone 2011 Checklist
Pallet Jack - Forklift and Industrial Work Trucks Safety Program 2011 Checklist
Electric Industrial Lift-Forklift Truck 2011 Checklist
High-lift Truck-Forklift Truck 2011 Checklist
Narrow Aisle Truck 2011 Checklist
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 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 - Fact Sheet 2008 Fact Sheet
Fire Safety for Field Work Office of Environment, Health & Safety 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
Chemical Inventory Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2008 Fact Sheet
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
Respiratory Protection Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2007 Fact Sheet