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
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 Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Facilities Services: Painting Curbs, Lines, and Stalls Office of Environment, Health & Safety 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 Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Department Safety Committees Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Fact Sheet
Sewage Release, creek Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Fall Protection: General Requirements Fact Sheet 2003 Fact Sheet
Mercury Release Emergency Response Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Climbing Equipment 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
Explosive Chemicals Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Waste Tubs, medical, stacking Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Climbing/Trimming, trees Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Dock Leveler Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Cleanup, biohazard Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Facilities Services: Operating a 6x18 Belt Sander Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Operating A 12-Inch Band Saw 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Facilities Services: Operating A 12-Inch Chop Saw Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Chainsaws Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Woodchipper Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Facilities Services: Operating A 18-Inch Band Saw Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Operating a 14-Inch Radial Arm Saw Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Operating A 24-Inch Face Planer Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Joiner, 6 inch Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Sanders - Operating a 48-Inch Drum Sander 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Joiner, 10 inch 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Facilities Services: Operating a Glass Belt Sander Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Using Polar Guillotine Cutters Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Facilities Services: Operating a Belt Sander Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Facilities Services: Using the Circle Shear and Angle Shear Facilities Services; Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Facilities Services: Using an Air-Operated Shear Facilities Services; Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Facilities Services: Using a Foot-Operated Shear Facilities Services; Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Facilities Services: Operating a Vertical Saw Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Operating A Rotex Turret Punch Task Hazards Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Facilities Services: Using A Notcher Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Facilities Services: Using a 48-Inch Shear Facilities Services 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Sanders - Operating a Glass Belt Sander 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Sanders - Operating a Belt Sander 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Using The Sheet Metal Brake Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Press Break 2003 Job Safety Analysis
Pipe Cutting: Using The Pipe Threader Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2002 Job Safety Analysis
Facilities Services: Using A 6-Inch Notcher Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2002 Job Safety Analysis
Drill Presses 2002 Job Safety Analysis
Handling Sewage and Fecal Matter Safely Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2002 Fact Sheet
Operating And Maintaining Mat Cutter Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2002 Job Safety Analysis
Mixing Darkroom Chemicals Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2002 Job Safety Analysis
Facilities Services: Straight-Cut Table Saw Operation Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2002 Job Safety Analysis
Operating And Maintaining Color Machine Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2002 Job Safety Analysis
Operating and Maintaining Enlargers 2002 Job Safety Analysis
Operating Pug Mill Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2002 Job Safety Analysis