EM385-1-1 40 Hour Training

Workers seeking compliance with the US Army Corps of Engineers Contractor Safety and Health Requirements will receive an in-depth exploration of the EM 385 manual guidelines with this 100% online course. This course focuses on preventing jobsite hazards and how contractors can protect their employees.

100% Online Training with QR Certificate

Pay just $299.95 for your 40 Hour EM385-1-1 certification

The 40 Hour EM 385-1-1 is 100% online and designed to teach the full range of EM 385-1-1 safety and health requirements, including hazard recognition techniques to avoid injury on the jobsite. 

EM 385-1-1 training is mandatory for all contractors working on military projects.

The primary goal of this course is to ensure workers receive the necessary training to meet their refresher training requirement and comply with USACE’s safety and health standards.

Course coverage includes:

  • Identify EM 385-1-1 regulations that SSHOs and contractors must observe when inspecting a worksite
  • Apply EM 385-1-1 standards toward the prevention of common hazards and worksite accidents
  • Choose appropriate engineering controls, safety monitoring systems and personal protective equipment (PPE) for USACE-contracted work
  • OSHA Hazwoper training

Compliant with OSHA Standards

Multiple OSHA Standards

This course content is compliant with relevant OSHA standards including: Personal Protective Equipmet (PPE), Electrical Hazards, Fall Protection, Work Platforms & Scaffolding, Safe Access, and Excavations & Trenching

40 Hour EM385-1-1 Training - Curriculum

1. Program Management, Sanitation, Medical, HAZCOM (EM385 Manual Sections 1-6)

Lessons in Module 1:

  • Program Management
  • NAVFAC AHA Process
  • Sanitation
  • Medical and First Aid Requirements
  • Temporary Facilities
  • Personal Protective and Safety Equipment
  • Haxardous or Toxic Agents & Environments

2. Accident & Fire Prevention, Welding, Electrical Hazards, Tool Safety (EM385 Manual Sections 7-13)

Lessons in Module 2:

  • Lighting
  • Accident Prevention
  • Fire Prevention & Protection
  • Welding & Cutting
  • Electrical
  • Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout)
  • Hand & Power Tools

3. Material & Load Handling, Rigging, Vehicles, Floating Plant & Marine (EM385 Manual Sections 14-19)

Lessons in Module 3:

  • Material Handling, Storage & Disposal
  • Rigging
  • Load Handling Equipment
  • Conveyers
  • Vehicles, Machinery & Equipment
  • Floating Plant & Marine Activities

4. Pressurized Equipment, Fall Protection, Demolition, Safe Access, Excavations & Trenching (EM385 Manual Sections 20-26)

Lessons in Module 4:

  • Pressurized Equipment & Systems
  • Fall Protection
  • Work Platforms & Scaffolding
  • Demolition, Renovation & Re-occupancy
  • Safe Access, Ladders, Floor & Wall Openings, Stairs and Railing
  • Underground Construction (Tunnels), Shafts and Caissons
  • Excavations & Trenching

5. Construction, Blasting, Diving, Tree Maintenance, Airfields, Confined Spaces, Hazardous Waste (EM385 Manual Sections 27-34)

Lessons in Module 5:

  • Concrete, Masonry, Roofing and Residential Construction
  • Steel Erection
  • Blasting
  • Diving Operations
  • Tree Maintenance & Removal
  • Airfield & Aircraft Operations
  • Hazardous Waste and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER)
  • Confined Space Entry


Training Time


30 Quizzes

EM385-1-1 Certificate of Compliance

Instant access and email delivery means you’re EM385-1-1 compliant immediately. Your certificate will be permanently stored in your account where it can be verified or re-printed at any time.

Em385 11 40 Hour Training Certificate
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