Cal/OSHA Publications

Cal/OSHA has many educational materials and resources available. Publications can be downloaded from our webpage or they may be picked up at a local Cal/OSHA office if available. Please check with the local Cal/OSHA office first by calling to ensure the publications are available. California workplace postings are available and can be downloaded at www.dir.ca.gov/wp.asp.

Electronic tools (eTools) with Action Kits are available and consist of various useful multi-media products, such as videos, compact discs (CDs), electronic publications, and presentation material. These educational materials and resources can be found at https://www.dir.ca.gov/dosh/etools/etools.htm.

Latest Updates and Added Publications

October 2020:

Updated Safety and Health Protection On The Job (Cal/OSHA poster)

August 2020:

Updated Guide to Developing an Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) for Restaurants Microsoft Word
Updated Model Hazard Communication Program (HAZCOM) for Restaurants Microsoft Word
Updated Injury & Illness Prevention Model Program for Non-High Hazard Employers Microsoft Word
Updated Injury & Illness Prevention Model Program for High Hazard Employers Microsoft Word
Updated California Workplace Guide to Aerosol Transmissible Diseases
Updated Guide to Developing Your Workplace Injury & Illness Prevention Program
Updated Safety and Health in Agricultural Field Operations
Updated Safety and Health in Agricultural Field Operations - Spanish
Updated Cal/OSHA Pocket Guide for the Construction Industry
Updated TABLE 1 – Mandated Surveillance Exams and Consideration of Temporary Delay due to COVID-19 Risks
Updated Cal/OSHA Interim Guidance on COVID-19 for Health Care Facilities: Severe Respirator Supply Shortages

July 2020:

Updated COVID-19 Daily Checklist for Agricultural Employers
Updated COVID-19 General Checklist for Agricultural Employers
Updated COVID-19 Daily Checklist for Grocery Employers
Updated COVID-19 General Checklist for Grocery Employers
Updated Safety & Health Guidance | COVID-19 Infection Prevention in Child Care Programs
Updated Safety & Health Guidance | COVID-19 Infection Prevention in Grocery Stores
Updated Safety & Health Guidance | COVID-19 Infection Prevention for Agricultural Employers and Employees
Updated Safety & Health Guidance | COVID-19 Infection Prevention for Logistics Employers and Employees
Updated Safety & Health Guidance | COVID-19 Infection Prevention in Construction
New Tailgate/Toolbox Safety Meeting Topics
Updated Model Injury and Illness Prevention Program for Employers with Seasonal or Intermittent Workers
Updated COVID-19 Face Coverings, Masks and Respirators Poster
Updated COVID-19 Face Coverings, Masks and Respirators Poster - Spanish

June 2020:

New COVID-19 Worker Protection Video – Worker Safety Message from the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency - Spanish
Updated Cal/OSHA Interim Guidance on COVID-19 for Health Care Facilities: Severe Respirator Supply Shortages
New COVID-19 Worker Protection Video – Worker Safety Message from the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency
New Hazard Alert: COVID-19 PPE Availability
New Spanish Video Transcript for COVID-19 Worker Protection Video – Infection Prevention for Agricultural Workers
New COVID-19 Worker Protection Video – Infection Prevention for Agricultural Workers - Mixteco
New Interim Guidance for Protecting Hospital Workers from Exposure to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) - Spanish

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

Aerosol Transmissible DiseasesBack to categories Also available in
Aerosol Transmissible Diseases Fact Sheet ---
Aerosol Transmissible Diseases Model Exposure Control Plan ---
Aerosol Transmissible Diseases Model Laboratory Biosafety Plan ---
Aerosol Transmissible Diseases Referring Employer Model Written Procedures ---
California Workplace Guide to Aerosol Transmissible Diseases ---
AgricultureBack to categories Also available in
Agricultural-Industrial Tractors Spanish
Safety and Health in Agricultural Field Operations 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 ---
Confined SpaceBack to categories Also available in
Confined Space Guide for General Industry ---
Confined Space Hazard Alert Spanish
ConstructionBack to categories Also available in
Guide for Working Safely with Supported Scaffolds ---
Cal/OSHA Pocket Guide for the Construction Industry
Formatted for Professional Printing:
Spanish
Cal/OSHA Guidance for Construction Employers ---
Setting Up a Tailgate/Toolbox Safety Meeting ---
Tailgate Safety Meeting Topics ---
ConsultationBack to categories Also available in
Cal/OSHA Consultation Service Overview ---
Cal/OSHA Consultation Service Brochure ---
COVID-19Back to categories Also available in
Cal/OSHA Interim Guidance on COVID-19 for Health Care Facilities: Severe Respirator Supply Shortages ---
COVID-19 Daily Checklist for Agricultural Employers Spanish
COVID-19 Daily Checklist for Grocery Employers ---
COVID-19 Face Coverings, Masks and Respirators Poster ---
COVID-19 General Checklist for Agricultural Employers Spanish
COVID-19 General Checklist for Grocery Employers ---
COVID-19 Worker Protection Video – Infection Prevention for Agricultural Workers Spanish Video Spanish Video Transcript Mixteco Video Mixteco Video Transcript
COVID-19 Worker Protection Video – Worker Safety Message from the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency Spanish Video Spanish Video Transcript
Emergency Temporary Guidance about Cal/OSHA Standards Requiring Medical Surveillance Examinations and COVID-19 Risks ---
Hazard Alert: COVID-19 PPE Availability ---
Interim General Guidelines on Protecting Workers from COVID-19 ---
Interim Guidance for Protecting Hospital Workers from Exposure to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Spanish
Interim Guidance for Protecting Mortuary and Funeral Home Workers from Exposure to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) ---
Interim Guidance for Protecting Workers at Skilled Nursing and Long-term Care Facilities from Exposure to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Spanish Chinese Korean Tagalog
Know Your Rights: Safe and Healthy Workplace in California Video Spanish
Safety & Health Guidance | COVID-19 Infection Prevention for Agricultural Employers and Employees Spanish Chinese Tagalog Vietnamese
Safety & Health Guidance | COVID-19 Infection Prevention in Child Care Programs Spanish Chinese Tagalog
Safety & Health Guidance | COVID-19 Infection Prevention in Construction ---
Safety & Health Guidance | COVID-19 Infection Prevention in Grocery Stores Spanish
Safety & Health Guidance | COVID-19 Infection Prevention for Logistics Employers and Employees ---
ElectricalBack to categories Also available in
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 ---
Ergonomic Guidelines for Manual Material Handling ---
Ergonomics in Action a Guide to Best Practices for the Food Processing Industry (Large file, about 6 MB) 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
Aerosol Transmissible Diseases Fact Sheet ---
Cal/OSHA Field Sanitation Fact Sheet ---
Fall Protection in Construction Fact Sheet ---
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 Fact Sheet ---
Safe Patient Handling in California - for online viewing ---
Tree Work Safety ---
Working Safely in Nail Salons Spanish Vietnamese
Workplace Violence Prevention in Health Care ---
General InformationBack to categories Also available in
DOSH Requirements for: Permits, Registrations, Certifications and Notifications ---
Guide to Cal/OSHA ---
Safety and Health Training and Instruction Requirements ---
Hazard AlertsBack to categories Also available in
Hazard Alert – Ammonia Safety in Wineries Spanish
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 ---
Sample Hazard Communication Program ---
Heat IllnessBack to categories Also available in
Heat Safety Fact Sheet ---
Employer Sample Procedures for Heat Illness Prevention (also inMS Word ) Spanish (pdf) Spanish (MS Word)
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)
Hotel HousekeepingBack to categories Also available in
Housekeeping Musculoskeletal Injury and Illness Prevention Program ---
Preventing Musculoskeletal Injuries in Housekeepers (fact sheet) ---
Preventing Musculoskeletal Injuries in Housekeepers (poster) ---
Employers Hotel Housekeeper Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Program Fact Sheet ---
Injury & Illness Prevention ProgramBack to categories Also available in
Injury & Illness Prevention Model Program for High Hazard Employers Microsoft Word Spanish (pdf) Spanish (MS Word)
Injury & Illness Prevention Model Program for Non-High Hazard Employers Microsoft Word Spanish (pdf) Spanish (MS Word) Korean (large file)
Model Injury and Illness Prevention Program for Employers with Seasonal or Intermittent Workers Microsoft Word Spanish (pdf) Spanish (MS Word)
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 ---
COVID-19 Face Coverings, Masks and Respirators Poster Spanish
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 ---
Appendix D: Instructions to Complete Cal/OSHA Form 300 ---
2 Cal/OSHA Form 300A ---
Appendix E: Instructions to Complete Cal/OSHA Form 300A ---
3 Cal/OSHA Form 301 ---
Appendix F: Instructions to Complete Cal/OSHA Form 301 ---
4 Cal/OSHA Forms 300, 300A and 301 (Excel spreadsheet) ---
Appendix G: Worksheet to Help You Fill Out the Annual Summary (Optional Form) ---
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 Fact Sheet ---
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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Guide to Developing an Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) for Restaurants Microsoft Word ---
Model Hazard Communication Program (HAZCOM) for Restaurants Microsoft Word ---
SilicaBack to categories Also available in
Silica Hazard Alert (document under developement) Spanish (document under development)
Silica General Industry Exposure Control Model Program ---
Silica Construction Exposure Control Model Program ---
Silica Hazard Alert – Engineered Stone Counter Tops ---
Tailgate/Toolbox TopicsBack to categories Also available in
High-Voltage Overhead Lines ---
Lockout/Tag-out ---
Roofing Safety Slips & Falls ---
Roofing Safety, General Requirements ---
Servicing Single, Split Rim & Multi-Piece Rim Wheel ---
Setting Up A Tailgate/Toolbox Safety Meeting ---
Tailgate/Toolbox Safety Meeting Topics ---
Trenching Safety Spanish
Tree WorkBack to categories Also available in
Tree Work Checklist ---
Tree Work Safety Fact Sheet ---
Tree Work Safety Guide ---
Tree Work Safety for Workers and Employers Spanish
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 ---

October 2020