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
Kilns and Furnaces 2002 Job Safety Analysis
Mixing Ceramic Glazes ASUC Auxiliary Art Studio 2002 Job Safety Analysis
Space Heaters Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2002 Fact Sheet
Drum, determine contents Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2002 Job Safety Analysis
Archiving Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2002 Job Safety Analysis
Hydrogen Fluoride Office of Environment, Health & Safety 2002 Job Safety Analysis
Darkroom, chemicals Office of Environment, Health & Safety 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
Radiation Use Authorization Change Form Office of Environment, Health & Safety Form
Facilities Services: Using an Arc Welder Office of Environment, Health & Safety Job Safety Analysis
Operating a Pedestal Grinder Job Safety Analysis
Reproductive Hazards in the Laboratory Office of Environment, Health & Safety Fact Sheet
COVID-19 Guidance: Routine Sanitizing in Labs Office of Environment, Health & Safety Booklet
Radiation Producing Machine Survey - Checklist Office of Environment, Health & Safety Checklist
Hot Work Permit Permit
Operating The Generator In The Emergency Response Truck Office of Environment, Health & Safety Job Safety Analysis
Fire/Life Safety Submittal Checklist Checklist
Off-Road Diesel Powered Equipment Idling Standard Operating Procedure Office of Environment, Health & Safety Procedure
Radioactive Materials SOP Template Office of Environment, Health & Safety Form
Facilities Services: Operating an Electric Spot Welder Office of Environment, Health & Safety Job Safety Analysis
2014 Annual Fire Safety Report Office of Environment, Health & Safety Report
Operating a Bench Grinder Job Safety Analysis
Liquid Nitrogen Dispensing and Sample Storage Use Office of Environment, Health & Safety Procedure
Safety Guidelines for Field Researchers Office of Environment, Health & Safety Manual
UC Berkeley Field Safety Plan Office of Environment, Health & Safety Template
Radioactive Materials Survey - Checklist Office of Environment, Health & Safety Checklist
Welding and Hot Work Program Gary Bayne Program Document
Design Drawings Checklists Checklist
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
Using the Right Type of Fire Extinguisher Bulletin
Operating the Bench Grinder - ASUC 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
Acrylamide Gel Procedure
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
Operating Mechanical Personnel Lifts (Not Cranes) Office of Environment, Health & Safety Job Safety Analysis
2016 Annual Fire Safety Report Office of Environment, Health & Safety Report
Safe Use of Acid Solutions Office of Environment, Health & Safety Procedure
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
Shop Safety Program Program Document
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
Autoclaves (UPDATE IN PROGRESS) Office of Environment, Health & Safety Fact Sheet
2016 EH&S Annual Report Office of Environment, Health & Safety Report
2015 Annual Fire Safety Report Office of Environment, Health & Safety Report
Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Laser Template Procedure
Creeks Safety Booklet Office of Environment, Health & Safety Booklet
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