Field Research

Safely working and conducting research outdoors, off-campus, and abroad.

Kayaks - Loading

Department of Recreational Sports

Recreation Sports - CAL Adventures Loading Kayaks, Job Safety Analysis (JSA)

CAL Adventures Launching Kayaks, Job Safety Analysis (JSA)

Job Safety Analysis (JSA) Library

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.


Office of Environment, Health & Safety

Operating a Wood Chipper, Job Safety Analysis (JSA)


Office of Environment, Health & Safety

Operating a Chainsaw (PDF), Job Safety Analysis (JSA)

Also see:

Fact Sheets

Fact Sheets

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

UC Berkeley Field Safety Plan

Office of Environment, Health & Safety

A field safety plan serves as a tool to document your hazard assessment, communication plan, emergency procedures, and training.  This plan should identify hazards, as well as precautions and actions taken to address and mitigate those hazards. 

Sara Souza

Field Safety Specialist
Field Safety
Field Research
Outdoor Air Quality
Wildfire Smoke

James Hayward

Diving Safety Officer
Diving Safety
UC Dive & Boat Safety Consortium