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
Handling Sewage and Fecal Matter Safely Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2002 Fact Sheet
Facilities Services: Straight-Cut Table Saw Operation Facilities Services 2002 Job Safety Analysis
Mixing Darkroom Chemicals ASUC Auxiliary Art Studio 2002 Job Safety Analysis
Operating And Maintaining Color Machine ASUC Auxiliary Art Studio 2002 Job Safety Analysis
Operating And Maintaining Mat Cutter ASUC Auxiliary Art Studio 2002 Job Safety Analysis
Operating and Maintaining Enlargers 2002 Job Safety Analysis
Operating Pug Mill ASUC Auxiliary 2002 Job Safety Analysis
Kilns and Furnaces ASUC Auxiliary 2002 Job Safety Analysis
Space Heaters Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2002 Fact Sheet
Mixing Ceramic Glazes ASUC Auxiliary Art Studio 2002 Job Safety Analysis
Drum, determine contents Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2002 Job Safety Analysis
Archiving Business Services 2002 Job Safety Analysis
Hydrogen Fluoride Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2002 Job Safety Analysis
Darkroom, chemicals ASUC Auxiliary Art Studio 2002 Job Safety Analysis
Transporting Chemicals Safely on Campus Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2002 Fact Sheet
Construction: Hazardous Waste Satellite Accumulation Area Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2001 Fact Sheet
Hazard Correction Form Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2001 Form
Report of Unsafe Condition or Hazard Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2001 Form
Keeping Strawberry Creek Clean Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2001 Fact Sheet
Fire Safety for Animal Behavior Field Stations - Fact Sheet 2000 Fact Sheet
Safety Guidelines for Field Researchers Office of Environment, Health & Safety Manual
UC Berkeley Field Safety Plan Office of Environment, Health & Safety Template
Operating a Pedestal Grinder Facilities Services Job Safety Analysis
Reproductive Hazards in the Laboratory Office of Environment, Health & Safety Fact Sheet
Liquid Nitrogen Dispensing and Sample Storage Use Office of Environment, Health & Safety Procedure
Hot Work Permit Permit
Operating The Generator In The Emergency Response Truck Office of Environment, Health & Safety Job Safety Analysis
Radiation Producing Machines SOP Template Office of Environment, Health & Safety Form
Locator Beacons NOAA Journal Article
2013 Annual Fire Safety Report Office of Environment, Health & Safety Report
Radiation Producing Machine Survey - Checklist Office of Environment, Health & Safety Checklist
Electron Microscope SOP Template Office of Environment, Health & Safety Template
Guidelines for Explosive and Potentially Explosive Chemicals: Safe Storage and Handling Office of Environment, Health & Safety Program Document
2017 EH&S Annual Report Office of Environment, Health & Safety Report
Fire/Life Safety Submittal Checklist Checklist
Operating a Bench Grinder Facilities Services Job Safety Analysis
Acrylamide Gel Procedure
2016 Annual Fire Safety Report Office of Environment, Health & Safety Report
Welding and Hot Work Program Gary Bayne Program Document
Radiation User Information Record Office of Environment, Health & Safety Form
UC Berkeley Fall Protection Safety Program Office of Environment, Health & Safety Program Document
2012 Annual Fire Safety Report Office of Environment, Health & Safety Report
Radioactive Materials Survey - Checklist Office of Environment, Health & Safety Checklist
2016 EH&S Annual Report Office of Environment, Health & Safety Report
Design Drawings Checklists Checklist
Operating the Bench Grinder - ASUC Art Studio ASUC Auxiliary Art Studio Job Safety Analysis
Chemical Waste: Opening/Closing Open-Head Drums With Air Wrench Office of Environment, Health & Safety Job Safety Analysis
Cal/OSHA Inspections Fact Sheet
Autoclaves (UPDATE IN PROGRESS) Office of Environment, Health & Safety Fact Sheet
2015 Annual Fire Safety Report Office of Environment, Health & Safety Report
Using the Right Type of Fire Extinguisher Bulletin
Operating Mechanical Personnel Lifts (Not Cranes) Department of Recreational Sports Job Safety Analysis
Dosimetry Issuance and Information Form Office of Environment, Health & Safety Form
Firearm Requirements CA Bureau of Security and Investigative Services Fact Sheet
2011 Annual Fire Safety Report Office of Environment, Health & Safety Report
Safe Use of Acid Solutions Office of Environment, Health & Safety Procedure
UC Berkeley’s COVID-19 Health and Safety Guide for Contractors Office of Environment, Health & Safety Bulletin
2015 EH&S Annual Report Office of Environment, Health & Safety Report
Chemical Waste: Opening Closing Drums With Bung Wrench Office of Environment, Health & Safety Job Safety Analysis
Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome Fact Sheet Office of Environment, Health & Safety Fact Sheet
Chemical Waste Recharge Authorization Form Office of Environment, Health & Safety Form
Pressure Vessel Visual Inspection Guide Office of Environment, Health & Safety Template
Fire & Life Safety: Doors Office of Environment, Health & Safety Bulletin
Shop Safety Program Program Document
Federal Firearms Licensee Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives Permit