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Cal/OSHA publications are now only available by download or, they may be picked up at a Cal/OSHA office if the publications are available. Please check with the Cal/OSHA office first because quantities are limited. All workplace postings can still be ordered from www.dir.ca.gov/wp.asp .

Cal/OSHA Consultation eTools - Electronic products for safety and health are available from www.dir.ca.gov/dosh/etools/etools to assist employers and employees. Cal/OSHA Consultation Service recognizes the value of providing information through the internet and other formats. Included are eTools with Action Kits (consisting of various practical multi-media products such as videos, Cds, publications, or Powerpoint presentations).

Latest Updates and Added Publications

New June 2016: Safe Patient Handling in California (for online viewing)
New June 2016: Safe Patient Handling in California (for printing)
New May 2016: Tree Work Safety Guide

See the categories listed below. To view a publication, click on the category, then click on the link following the title of the publication. Some formats are more suited for professional printing than others.

For questions regarding publications, please contact your local area office.

Cal/OSHA Publications

Agriculture Also available in
Agricultural-Industrial Tractors Spanish
Derechos de los Trabajadores Agrícolas (Farm Workers' Rights) - Spanish only Spanish (pdf) Spanish (html)
Farm Labor Contractors Guide Spanish
Bloodborne PathogensBack to categories Also available in
A Best Practices Approach for Reducing Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure ---
Don't Risk Your Health Spanish Tagalog
Exposure Control Plan for Bloodborne Pathogens ---
Novartis hazard alert for employees and employers in the health care industry ---
Confined SpaceBack to categories Also available in
Overview of Confined Space Regulations - Presentation Spanish
Confined Space: Is it Safe to Enter? ---
Confined Space Hazard Alert Spanish
ConstructionBack to categories Also available in
Construction Safety and Health Inspection Project Poster (English/Spanish) Spanish
Guide for Working Safely with Supported Scaffolds ---
Cal/OSHA Pocket Guide for the Construction Industry
Formatted for Professional Printing:
Spanish
Setting Up a Tailgate/Toolbox Safety Meeting ---
Tailgate Safety Meeting Topics ---
Construction ErgonomicsBack to categories Also available in
Ergonomic Survival Guide for Carpenters and Framers Spanish
Ergonomic Survival Guide for Cement Masons Spanish
Ergonomic Survival Guide for Electricians Spanish
Ergonomic Survival Guide for Laborers(also inhtml format) Spanish
Ergonomic Survival Guide for Sheet Metal Workers Spanish
Keys to Success and Safety for the Construction Foreman Spanish
ConsultationBack to categories Also available in
Cal/OSHA Consultation Service Overview ---
Cal/OSHA Consultation Service Brochure ---
ElectricalBack to categories Also available in
Electric Power Interruptions and Employee Safety ---
Cal/OSHA Guide to Electrical Safety ---
Electrical Sewer Inspection Cameras ---
Enviromental Tobacco SmokeBack to categories Also available in
Assembly Bill 13-Smokefree Workplace ---
ErgonomicsBack to categories Also available in
Back Injury Prevention Guide in the Health Care Industry for Health Care Providers ---
Easy Ergonomics ---
Easy Ergonomics for Desktop Computer Users (Large file, about 6 MB) Spanish
Easy Ergonomics: A Guide to Selecting Non Powered Hand Tools Spanish
Ergonomic Guidelines for Manual Material Handling ---
Ergonomics for Very Small Business Auto Repair (Poster) Chinese Russian Spanish Tagalog Vietnamese
Ergonomics for Very Small Business Child Care Providers (Poster) Chinese Russian Spanish Tagalog Vietnamese
Ergonomics for Very Small Business Cosmetology (Poster) Chinese Korean Spanish Tagalog
Ergonomics for Very Small Business Dental Offices (Poster) ---
Ergonomics for Very Small Business Dry Cleaners (Poster) Korean Spanish
Ergonomics for Very Small Business Health Care (Poster) Spanish Tagalog
Ergonomics for Very Small Business Landscaping (Poster) Spanish Vietnamese
Ergonomics for Very Small Business Restaurant and Bar (Poster) Chinese Spanish Tagalog Vietnamese
Ergonomics for Very Small Business Retail/Wholesale (Poster) Chinese Korean Spanish Tagalog Vietnamese
Ergonomics in Action a Guide to Best Practices for the Food Processing Industry (Large file, about 6 MB) Spanish
Fitting The Task To The Person: Ergonomics for Very Small Businesses Spanish
Lifting Safer (English/Spanish)
Poster showing safe lifting techniques for boxes, lumber/pipes, sheets and sacks. Actual size 17 by 22
Spanish
Fact SheetsBack to categories Also available in
Cal/OSHA Field Sanitation Fact Sheet(also inhtml format) ---
Fall Protection in Construction Factsheet ---
Hazard Communication and the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) ---
Health & Safety Rights: Facts for California Workers Spanish Chinese Tagalog Vietnamese Korean
Lead in Construction ---
Power Press Safety ---
Protecting Temporary Agency Employees Spanish Chinese Tagalog Vietnamese Korean
Respiratory Protection ---
Safe Patient Handling in California - for online viewing ---
Safety Needles and Needleless Systems ---
Tree Work Safety ---
Working Safely in Nail Salons Spanish Vietnamese
General InformationBack to categories Also available in
DOSH Requirements for: Permits, Registrations, Certifications and Notifications ---
Safety and Health Training and Instruction Requirements ---
User's Guide to Cal/OSHA - California Occupational Safety and Health Program ---
Hazard AlertsBack to categories Also available in
Hazard Alert – Ammonia Safety in Wineries Spanish
Silica Hazard Alert Spanish
Novartis hazard alert for employees and employers in the health care industry ---
Ethylene Gas Explosion ---
Health Alert in the Granite Countertop Industry (Large file, about 6 MB) Spanish
Hazard CommunicationBack to categories Also available in
Guide to California Hazard Communication Regulation ---
Heat IllnessBack to categories Also available in
Employer Sample Procedures for Heat Illness Prevention Spanish
Heat Illness Prevention Training Materials 2015(also inppt format) Spanish (pdf) Spanish (ppt)
Protect Yourself from Heat Illness / Protéjase de las Enfermedades Causadas por el Calor (English/Spanish)
(also in8.5 x 11 size)
Spanish/English Spanish/English (8.5 x 11)
Injury & Illness Prevention ProgramBack to categories Also available in
Injury & Illness Prevention Model Program for High Hazard Employers Spanish
Injury & Illness Prevention Model Program for Non-High Hazard Employers Spanish Korean (large file)
For Employers with Intermittent Employees(also inhtml format) Spanish
For Employers With Intermittent Workers in Agriculture(also inhtml format) Spanish (pdf) Spanish (html)
Guide to Developing Your Workplace Injury & Illness Prevention Program(also inhtml format) ---
JanitorsBack to categories Also available in
Working Safer and Easier Poster 1 ---
Working Safer and Easier for Janitors Custodians and Housekeepers (Large file)
A series of factsheets and posters for use in employee training and information sharing meetings.
Spanish (large file)
Lockout/BlockoutBack to categories Also available in
Lockout/Tagout - Methods and Sample Procedures
Publication under revision
Publication under revision
NoiseBack to categories Also available in
Control of Noise Exposure for General Industry - California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Sections 5095 – 5100 Spanish
Noise and Hearing Conservation: www.osha.gov/SLTC/noisehearingconservation/index.html
NOTE: the information provided in this link references Federal OSHA regulations. Please reference T8CCR Sections 5095 - 5100 for specific Cal/OSHA requirements
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PostersBack to categories Also available in
Access to Medical and Exposure Records (poster) Spanish
Agricultural Safety & Health Poster (English/Spanish) Spanish/English
California Posting Requirements ---
Emergency Telephone Numbers (poster) ---
Operating Rules for Industrial Trucks (poster) Spanish
Safety and Health Protection On The Job (Cal/OSHA poster) Spanish
RecordkeepingBack to categories Also available in
1 Cal/OSHA Log Form 300 ---
2 Cal/OSHA Form 300A ---
3 Cal/OSHA Form 301 ---
4 Cal/OSHA Forms 300, 300A and 301 (Excel spreadsheet) ---
Brief Guide to Recordkeeping Requirements ---
Differences between Cal/OSHA and Federal OSHA Recordkeeping ---
Respiratory ProtectionBack to categories Also available in
Respiratory Protection in the Workplace
Reference to section 5147, M. tuberculosis, has been removed. Previous edition may be used.
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Respiratory Protection ---
OSHA Respiratory Protection Videos
NOTE: (1) the videos provided in the following link reference Federal OSHA regulations. Please reference Title 8 CCR Section 5144 for Cal/OSHA specific requirements;
NOTE: (2) Reference Title 8 CCR Section 1530.1 regarding the prohibition of cutting, grinding, sanding concrete or masonry materials without wet or local exhaust controls.
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Restaurant SafetyBack to categories Also available in
Cal/OSHA Guide to Restaurant Safety  (Complete Guide)
Table of Contents
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Overview of Restaurant Safety ---
Restaurant Safety Topics – Dos and Don'ts Spanish
Guide to Developing an Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) for Restaurants ---
Model Hazard Communication Program (HAZCOM) for Restaurants ---
Resources on Restaurant Safety ---
StressBack to categories Also available in
Managing Stress Arising from Work ---
Tailgate/Toolbox TopicsBack to categories Also available in
High Voltage Overhead Lines(also inhtml format) ---
Lockout/Blockout ---
Roofing Safety Slips & Falls ---
Roofing Safety, General Requirements ---
Servicing Single, Split Rim & Multi-Piece Rim Wheel ---
Setting Up A Tailgate/Toolbox Safety Meeting ---
Trenching Safety Spanish
Tree WorkBack to categories Also available in
Tree Work Checklist ---
Tree Work Safety Fact Sheet ---
Tree Work Safety Guide ---
Workplace SecurityBack to categories Also available in
Guidelines for Security & Safety of Health Care and Community Service Workers ---
Guidelines for Workplace Security ---
Model Injury & Illness Prevention Program for Workplace Security (also in →  html format) ---
Young WorkersBack to categories Also available in
Are You a Teen Working in Agriculture? Protect Your Health Know Your Rights Spanish
Are You a Working Teen? Protect Your Health Know Your Rights ---
Facts for Employers Safer Jobs for Teens ---

January 2017