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
Operating A Compactor Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Recreational Sports - Athletic Camps Setting Up/Taking Down Equipment Department of Recreational Sports 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Emergency Response Cleaning Up an Unknown Chemical Release or Unknown Abandoned Material Emergency Response; Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Recreational Sports - Pro Shop: Using Step Stool Department of Recreational Sports 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Loading and Unloading the Emergency Response Truck Emergency Response; Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Calibrating and Repairing Meters Radiation Safety; Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Drums, Palletizing Chemical Waste; Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Contact Hazard, response Emergency Response; Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Windsurfer, rigging Department of Recreational Sports 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Cutting Rope Made Of Synthetic Materials Department of Recreational Sports; Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Assembling, Disassembling, Repairing Ropes Course Department of Recreational Sports 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
Drums, moving by hand Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Soil/Pavement, cleanup Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Drums, moving, empty Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
Solvent, consolidation Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2005 Job Safety Analysis
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
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
Welder and Flame Cutting Operations Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2004 Fact Sheet
Welding 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