Fact Sheets

EH&S Fact Sheets serve as campus-wide Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

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 |...

Labs and Research

Providing support, in the form of risk assessment, review, consultation(link sends e-mail), training, and the necessary resources and guidance for research at UC Berkeley.

Workplace Safety

California state regulations require every employer to establish, implement and maintain an effective Injury & Illness Prevention Program (IIPP). In August 2017, the University adopted a campuswide Workplace Safety Program that serves as the University’s central IIPP for creating a safe and healthful work environment. Having one program for the whole University helps to improve access, consistency, and usability across all departments. EH&S is the responsible department for overseeing the campuswide Workplace Safety Program. The campus Workplace Safety Program is based on the Injury...

Power Failures

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
2019

Be Prepared for Power Failures Fact Sheet

Ladder Safety Fact Sheet

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
2003

Latex Allergies

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
2008

Allergy to latex, a product of the rubber tree, is becoming more common. As a society, we are exposed to many products that contain latex including gloves, children’s toys, and medical appliances. Those who work in laboratory, health care, and food service settings add work exposure to the other everyday exposures. Studies have estimated that 8 to 17% of health care workers and 1 to 3% of the general population experience symptoms of latex allergy

Welding and Flame Cutting Operations

Office of Environment, Health & Safety
2004

Welding and Flame Cutting Operations Fire Prevention and Suppression Procedures