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
Equipment, setup and takedown Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Unknown Materials, sampling Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Packages Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Flammable Material, release Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Waste, liquid, sampling Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Step Stool Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Waste, segregating Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Inhalation, response Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Moving Drums by Drum Dolly Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Chemical/Radioactive release, cleanup Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Lead Waste Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Drums, 55 gallon, securing Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Drums, loaded 55 gallon Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Cleanup, unknown material Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Drums, loaded Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Sharps, response Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Using Hand-Operated Power Tools, Building Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
ASUC Auxiliary: Operating a Table Saw ASUC Auxiliary 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Building Evacuation Signs Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Fact Sheet
Using Ladders, Building Operations Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Water Discharge Regulations/Guidelines Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Manual
Ultracentrifuges: Hazards and Precautions Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Fact Sheet
Radiation, surveying, laboratory Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2004 Job Safety Analysis
Operating a Lift Gate Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2004 Job Safety Analysis
Welding and Flame Cutting Operations Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2004 Fact Sheet
Welder and Flame Cutting Operations Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2004 Fact Sheet
Radiation, LSC cocktail Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2004 Job Safety Analysis
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
Recreational Sports - Maintenance Operating Motorized Vehicle (Petroleum Powered) Department of Recreational Sports 2004 Job Safety Analysis
Moving/Lifting Heavy Objects Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2004 Job Safety Analysis
Kayaks - Loading Department of Recreational Sports 2004 Job Safety Analysis
Kayaks - Launching Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2004 Job Safety Analysis
Using The Dryer 2004 Job Safety Analysis
Refueling a Gas Caddie Department of Recreational Sports 2004 Job Safety Analysis
Gas Caddie, refueling Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2004 Job Safety Analysis
Handling/Transporting/Storing Fuel Container Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2004 Job Safety Analysis
Hand Operated Power Tools Office of Environment, Health & Safety; Department of Recreational Sports 2004 Job Safety Analysis
Recreational Sports - Cal Adventures: Hoisting/Lowering Boats Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2004 Job Safety Analysis
Recreational Sports - Maintenance Using Ladders Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2004 Job Safety Analysis
Recreational Sports - Maintenance Operating the Floor Cleaning Machine Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2004 Job Safety Analysis
Traffic Control 2004 Job Safety Analysis
Using Hand Tools Department of Recreational Sports; Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2004 Job Safety Analysis
Power Cords, from catwalk Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2004 Job Safety Analysis
Towing, trailers Department of Recreational Sports 2004 Job Safety Analysis
Floor Cleaning Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2004 Job Safety Analysis
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
Chemical Waste Recharge Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Fact Sheet
What to Do in a Fire at UC Berkeley - Fact Sheet 2003 Fact Sheet
Corrosive, cleanup Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Facilities Services: Operating An Air Blower Facilities Services 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Facilities Services: Painting Curbs, Lines, and Stalls Facilities Services 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Ladder Safety Fact Sheet Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Fact Sheet
Phenol: Hazards and Precautions Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Fact Sheet
Aerial Lift Facilities Services 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Department Safety Committees Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Fact Sheet
Fall Protection: General Requirements Fact Sheet 2003 Fact Sheet
Sewage Release, creek Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Climbing Equipment Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Mercury Release Emergency Response Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
UC Printing Services: Operating a Saw-Out Machine Office of Environment, Health & Safety; UC Printing Services 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Milling UC Printing Services; Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis