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.

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Latest Updates and Added Publications

January 2024:

Updated COVID-19 Non-Emergency Standards ‑ What Employers Need to Know - Spanish
Updated COVID-19 Non-Emergency Standards ‑ What Employers Need to Know

December 2023:

New Emergency Silica Standard - What Employers Need to Know: Executive Summary
New Emergency Silica Standard: Information for Employers
New Emergency Silica Standard: Information for Workers
Updated Silica General Industry Exposure Control Model Plan
Updated COVID-19 Non-Emergency Standards – What Employers Need to Know

November 2023:

New Alliance Program Information Brochure
Update Safety and Health On The Job (poster)
Update Safety and Health On The Job (poster) - Spanish
Update Safety and Health On The Job (poster) - Chinese Simplified
Update Safety and Health On The Job (poster) - Chinese Traditional

October 2023:

New How to Find Your Exact Coordinates with Your iPhone - Spanish
New How to Find Your Exact Coordinates with Your Android Phone - Spanish

September 2023:

Updated Cal/OSHA Consultation Services Brochure
Updated Employers Hotel Housekeeper Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Program Fact Sheet
New Employers Hotel Housekeeper Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Program Fact Sheet - Chinese Simplified
New Food Processing: Ergonomic Improvement Work Sheets
New Food Processing: Ergonomic Improvement Work Sheets - Chinese Simplified
Updated Guide to Cal/OSHA
Updated Guide to Cal/OSHA - Spanish
Updated Guide to Cal/OSHA - Chinese Simplified
Updated Guide to Cal/OSHA - Korean
Updated Guide to Cal/OSHA - Punjabi
Updated Guide to Cal/OSHA - Vietnamese
Updated Guide to California Hazard Communication Regulation
New Guide to California Hazard Communication Regulation - Chinese Simplified
Updated Health & Safety Rights: Facts for California Workers
Updated Health & Safety Rights: Facts for California Workers - Spanish
Updated Health & Safety Rights: Facts for California Workers - Chinese
Updated Health & Safety Rights: Facts for California Workers - Tagalog
Updated Health & Safety Rights: Facts for California Workers - Vietnamese
Updated Health & Safety Rights: Facts for California Workers - Korean
Updated Model Injury and Illness Prevention Program for High-Hazard Employers
New Model Injury and Illness Prevention Program for High-Hazard Employers - Chinese Simplified
New Nighttime Outdoor Agricultural Operations Fact Sheet - Chinese Simplified
Updated Preventing Musculoskeletal Injuries in Housekeepers (fact sheet)
New Preventing Musculoskeletal Injuries in Housekeepers (fact sheet) - Chinese Simplified
Updated Preventing Musculoskeletal Injuries in Housekeepers (poster)
New Preventing Musculoskeletal Injuries in Housekeepers (poster) - Chinese Simplified
New Rodent Infestations - What Employees Need to Know Fact Sheet
New Safety and Health in Agricultural Field Operations - Chinese Simplified
Updated Safety and Health in Agricultural Field Operations
Updated Safety and Health On The Job (poster)
Updated Safety and Health On The Job (poster) - Spanish
New Safety and Health On The Job (poster) - Chinese Simplified
New Safety and Health On The Job (poster) - Chinese Traditional
New Sample Written Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) for Restaurants - Chinese Simplified
New Warehouse Employer Fact Sheet
New Warehouse Employer Fact Sheet - Spanish
New Worker Safety: Wildfire and Evacuation Zones Infographic - Chinese Simplified
New Warehouse Worker Safety Fact Sheet - Chinese Simplified
New Warehouse Worker Safety Fact Sheet - Korean
New Warehouse Worker Safety Fact Sheet - Vietnamese
New How to Find Your Exact Coordinates with Your Android Phone
New How to Find Your Exact Coordinates with Your iPhone
New When to Report Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses – Chinese Simplified
New Heat Illness Prevention Training Materials 2023 – Chinese Simplified

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
Field Sanitation Fact Sheet Spanish
Nighttime Outdoor Agricultural Operations Fact Sheet Spanish Chinese Simplified
Safety and Health in Agricultural Field Operations Spanish Chinese Simplified
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 ---
Model Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan: Employees Designated to Provide First Aid as a Collateral Duty ---
Confined SpaceBack to categories Also available in
Confined Space Guide for General Industry ---
Confined Space Hazard Alert Spanish
ConstructionBack to categories Also available in
Cal/OSHA Pocket Guide for the Construction Industry Spanish
Formatted for Professional Printing:
Formatted for Professional Printing:
Cal/OSHA Guidance for Construction Employers ---
Crane Fact Sheet ---
Guide for Working Safely with Supported Scaffolds ---
Lead in Construction Fact Sheet ---
Model Injury and Illness Prevention Program for Construction ---
Silica Hazard Alert - Engineered Stone Countertops Chinese (Simplified)
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
Best Practices for COVID-19 Infection Prevention for Agricultural and Livestock Workers Spanish
Best Practices for COVID-19 Infection Prevention for General Industry Workers Spanish
Best Practices for COVID-19 Infection Prevention for Workers in Food Packing and Processing Spanish
COVID-19 Face Coverings, Masks and Respirators Poster Spanish
COVID-19 Non-Emergency Standards – What Employers Need to Know Spanish
COVID-19 Non-emergency Standards FAQs ---
Guidance on Influenza Immunization During the COVID-19 Pandemic ---
Hazard Alert: COVID-19 PPE Availability ---
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 Simplified Korean Tagalog
Model COVID-19 Prevention Procedures ---
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 ---
Food Processing: Ergonomic Improvement Work Sheets Chinese Simplified
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 ---
Cannabis Fact Sheet ---
Crane Fact Sheet ---
Emergency Silica Standard - What Employers Need to Know: Executive Summary ---
Emergency Silica Standard: Information for Employers ---
Emergency Silica Standard: Information for Workers ---
Fall Protection in Construction Fact Sheet ---
Field Sanitation Fact Sheet Spanish
Hazard Communication and the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) ---
Health & Safety Rights: Facts for California Workers Spanish Chinese Simplified Tagalog Vietnamese Korean
Lead in Construction ---
Lockout/Tagout for Employees Spanish
Nighttime Outdoor Agricultural Operations Fact Sheet Spanish
Power Press Safety ---
Protecting Temporary Agency Employees Spanish Chinese Simplified Tagalog Vietnamese Korean
Protecting Workers Exposed to Hydrogen Fluoride (HF) ---
Protecting Workers Exposed to Wildfire Smoke Fact Sheet - for Employers Spanish Chinese Simplified
Protecting Workers Exposed to Wildfire Smoke Fact Sheet - for Workers Spanish Chinese Simplified
Respiratory Protection Fact Sheet ---
Rodent Infestations - What Employees Need to Know Fact Sheet ---
Safe Patient Handling in California - for online viewing ---
Tree Work Safety ---
When to Report Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses Spanish Chinese Simplified
Working Safely in Nail Salons Spanish Vietnamese
Workplace Violence Prevention in Health Care ---
General InformationBack to categories Also available in
Alliance Program Information Brochure ---
Cal/OSHA Partnership Opportunities Spanish Chinese Simplified Korean Vietnamese
DOSH Requirements for: Permits, Registrations, Certifications and Notifications ---
Guide to Cal/OSHA Spanish Chinese Simplified Korean Punjabi Vietnamese
How to File a Complaint with Cal/OSHA Spanish Chinese Simplified Vietnamese Korean Punjabi
How to Find Your Exact Coordinates with Your Android Phone Spanish
How to Find Your Exact Coordinates with Your iPhone Spanish
Rodent Infestations - What Employees Need to Know Fact Sheet ---
Safety and Health Training and Instruction Requirements ---
Understand Your Workplace Safety and Health Rights Spanish
What to Expect from a Cal/OSHA Inspection Spanish Chinese Simplified Korean Vietnamese Punjabi
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 Chinese Simplified
Sample Hazard Communication Program Chinese Simplified (MS Word)
Heat IllnessBack to categories Also available in
Employer Sample Procedures for Heat Illness Prevention (also inMS Word ) Spanish (pdf) Spanish (MS Word)
Federal OSHA's Prevent Heat Illness at Work Brochure
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Spanish Arabic Chinese Simplified Chinese Traditional Czech Eastern Punjabi French Haitian Italian Korean Nepali Polish Portuguese Romanian Russian Tagalog Ukrainian Vietnamese Western Punjabi
Federal OSHA's Prevent Heat Illness at Work Poster
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Spanish Arabic Chinese Simplified Chinese Traditional Korean Polish Romanian Tagalog Vietnamese
Heat Illness Prevention Training Materials 2023 Spanish Chinese Simplified
Heat Safety Fact Sheet Chinese Simplified
Heat Illness Prevention Pocket Guide (English/Spanish) Spanish/English Chinese Simplified/English
Protect Yourself from Heat Illness (English/Spanish) Spanish/English Chinese Simplified
Hotel HousekeepingBack to categories Also available in
Housekeeping Musculoskeletal Injury and Illness Prevention Program Chinese Simplified (MS Word)
Preventing Musculoskeletal Injuries in Housekeepers (fact sheet) Chinese Simplified
Preventing Musculoskeletal Injuries in Housekeepers (poster) Chinese Simplified
Employers Hotel Housekeeper Musculoskeletal Injury Prevention Program Fact Sheet Chinese Simplified
Injury & Illness Prevention ProgramBack to categories Also available in
Guide to Developing Your Workplace Injury & Illness Prevention Program(also inhtml format) ---
Model Injury and Illness Prevention Program for High-Hazard Employers Spanish (MS Word) Chinese Simplified (MS Word)
Injury & Illness Prevention Model Program for Non-High Hazard Employers Spanish (pdf) Spanish (MS Word)
Model Injury and Illness Prevention Program for Construction ---
Model Injury and Illness Prevention Program for Employers with Seasonal or Intermittent Workers Spanish (pdf) Spanish (MS Word)
Model Workplace Security Injury and Illness Prevention Program ---
State Fund's IIPP Builder ---
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 for Employees Spanish
Lockout/Tagout Guide ---
Lockout/Tagout Model Program ---
Lockout/Tagout Sample Forms: Evaluation, Procedures, and Permit ---
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 ---
Combine Physical Distancing with Face Coverings Poster Spanish
COVID-19 Face Coverings, Masks and Respirators Poster Spanish
Emergency Telephone Numbers (poster) ---
Federal OSHA's Prevent Heat Illness at Work Poster
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Spanish Arabic Chinese Simplified Chinese Traditional Korean Polish Romanian Tagalog Vietnamese
Operating Rules for Industrial Trucks (poster) Spanish
Safety and Health On The Job (poster) Spanish Chinese Simplified Chinese Traditional
Worker Safety: Wildfire and Evacuation Zones Infographic Spanish Chinese Simplified
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 ---
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
Appendix B to Section 5141.1 Protection from Wildfire Smoke Information to Be Provided to Employees (Mandatory) Spanish
Respiratory Protection Fact Sheet ---
Respiratory Protection in the Workplace – A Guide for Employers ---
Sample Respiratory Program ---
Using Disposable Respirators (English/Spanish) Spanish/English
Voluntary Use of Filtering Face Piece Respirators video Spanish
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) Spanish
Model Hazard Communication Program (HAZCOM) for Restaurants Chinese Simplified
Sample Written Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) for Restaurants Chinese Simplified (ms word)
SilicaBack to categories Also available in
Emergency Silica Standard - What Employers Need to Know: Executive Summary ---
Emergency Silica Standard: Information for Employers ---
Emergency Silica Standard: Information for Workers ---
Silica Construction Exposure Control Model Plan ---
Silica General Industry Exposure Control Model Plan ---
Tailgate/Toolbox TopicsBack to categories Also available in
High-Voltage Overhead Lines ---
Lockout/Tag-out ---
Roofing Safety, General Requirements ---
Noise ---
Roofing Slips and Falls (excluding new production) ---
Roofing Slips and Falls (new production) ---
Setting Up A Tailgate/Toolbox Safety Meeting ---
Split Rims ---
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
WarehousingBack to categories Also available in
Warehouse Worker Safety Fact Sheet Spanish Chinese Simplified Korean Vietnamese
Warehouse Employer Fact Sheet Spanish
WildfireBack to categories Also available in
Protecting Workers Exposed to Wildfire Smoke Fact Sheet - for Employers Spanish Chinese Simplified
Protecting Workers Exposed to Wildfire Smoke Fact Sheet - for Workers Spanish Chinese Simplified
Requirements to Protect Workers Exposed to Wildfire Smoke Training Video Spanish
Worker Protection from Wildfire Smoke Fact Sheet - School Action for Safety and Health (SASH) Program ---
Worker Safety: Wildfire and Evacuation Zones Infographic Spanish Chinese Simplified
Workplace Violence PreventionBack 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) ---
Model Workplace Security Injury and Illness Prevention Program ---
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 2024