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

June 2024:

New Employer Sample Procedures for Heat Illness Prevention
New Heat Illness Prevention for Indoor Places of Employment Fact Sheet for Employees
New Heat Illness Prevention for Indoor Places of Employment Fact Sheet for Employers

May 2024:

Updated COVID-19 Non-Emergency Standards – What Employers Need to Know
Updated Model COVID-19 Prevention Procedures

April 2024:

New Heat Illness Prevention Training Materials 2023 - Vietnamese
New Hazardous Occupational Noise Guide
New Model Injury and Illness Prevention Program for High-Hazard Employers – Vietnamese

March 2024:

Update Understand Your Workplace Safety and Health Rights
Update Understand Your Workplace Safety and Health Rights - Spanish
New Warehouse Employer Fact Sheet - Chinese (Simplified)
New Warehouse Employer Fact Sheet - Korean
New Warehouse Employer Fact Sheet - Punjabi
New Warehouse Employer Fact Sheet - Vietnamese
New Lockout/Tagout Model Program - Spanish
Update How to Find Your Exact Coordinates with Your Android Phone
Update How to Find Your Exact Coordinates with Your Android Phone - Spanish
Update How to Find Your Exact Coordinates with Your iPhone
Update How to Find Your Exact Coordinates with Your iPhone - Spanish
New Field Sanitation Fact Sheet - Chinese (Simplified)
New Field Sanitation Fact Sheet - Korean
New Field Sanitation Fact Sheet - Punjabi
New Field Sanitation Fact Sheet - Vietnamese
New Silica General Industry Exposure Control Model Plan – Spanish
New Silica General Industry Exposure Control Model Plan – Vietnamese
New Emergency Silica Standard: Information for Employers – Spanish
New Emergency Silica Standard: Information for Employers – Vietnamese
New Emergency Silica Standard: Information for Workers – Spanish
New Emergency Silica Standard: Information for Workers – Vietnamese
New Emergency Silica Standard – What Employers Need to Know: Executive Summary – Spanish
New Silica Standard – What Employers Need to Know: Executive Summary – Vietnamese
Updated Model Written Workplace Violence Prevention Plan for General Industry (Non-Health Care Settings)

February 2024:

New Workplace Violence Prevention for General Industry (Non-Health Care Settings) for Employers Fact Sheet
New Workplace Violence Prevention for General Industry (Non-Health Care Settings) for Workers Fact Sheet
New Workplace Violence Prevention in Agricultural Operations for Employers Fact Sheet
New Workplace Violence Prevention in Agricultural Operations for Workers Fact Sheet
New Model Written Workplace Violence Prevention Plan for General Industry (Non-Health Care Settings)
New Opioid Hazard Alert

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

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 Chinese (Simplified) Korean Punjabi Vietnamese
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 Chinese (Simplified) Korean Punjabi Vietnamese
Hazard Communication and the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) ---
Health & Safety Rights: Facts for California Workers Spanish Chinese (Simplified) Tagalog Vietnamese Korean
Heat Illness Prevention for Indoor Places of Employment Fact Sheet for Employees ---
Heat Illness Prevention for Indoor Places of Employment Fact Sheet for Employers ---
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
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
Opioid Hazard Alert ---
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 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 for Indoor Places of Employment Fact Sheet for Employees ---
Heat Illness Prevention for Indoor Places of Employment Fact Sheet for Employers ---
Heat Illness Prevention Training Materials 2023 Spanish Chinese (Simplified) Vietnamese
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) Vietnamese (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 Spanish
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

Hazardous Occupational Noise Guide

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 Spanish Vietnamese
Emergency Silica Standard: Information for Employers Spanish Vietnamese
Emergency Silica Standard: Information for Workers Spanish Vietnamese
Silica Construction Exposure Control Model Plan ---
Silica General Industry Exposure Control Model Plan Spanish Vietnamese
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 Chinese (Simplified) Korean Punjabi Vietnamese
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 ---
Model Written Workplace Violence Prevention Plan for General Industry (Non-Health Care Settings) ---
Workplace Violence Prevention in Agricultural Operations for Employers Fact Sheet ---
Workplace Violence Prevention in Agricultural Operations for Workers Fact Sheet ---
Workplace Violence Prevention for General Industry (Non-Health Care Settings) for Employers Fact Sheet ---
Workplace Violence Prevention for General Industry (Non-Health Care Settings) for Workers Fact Sheet ---
Workplace Violence Prevention in Health Care ---
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 ---

May 2024