EM 385-1-1 Awareness (EM385)

    EM 385-1-1 Awareness

    Course Overview

    EM 385-1-1 Awareness is a certificate-level online safety course that provides the basic elements of the US Army Corps of Engineers Safety and Health Requirements Manual, known as EM 385-1-1 (2008 Edition). Compliance with EM 385-1-1 guidelines is required by all contractors working on military contracts. Many agencies and contract managers require adherence to the requirements of this manual as well. The requirements of EM-385-1-1 are normally implemented through contractual requirements and are enforced by the agency representatives. Make sure your construction team meets the requirements of the EM 385-1-1 Manual by taking this 16-Hour Awareness course.

    Intended Audience

    This EM 385-1-1 Awareness course is designed for those personnel working on Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Department of Defense (DoD) or other government agency contracts, including:

    • General Contractors
    • Military Personnel

    Learning Objectives

    This EM 385-1-1 Awareness course provides an interactive 14-topic course structure designed to provide comprehensive knowledge and testing of critical safety skills needed to ensure compliance with the EM 385-1-1 Manual (2008 Edition) while working on Naval Facilities Engineering Command, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers or other Department of Defense contracts.

    The content in this course will be a contract requirement for all service, supply, research and development contracting activities, unless technical representatives advise that additional special precautions are required for the specific job.

    Course Topics

    • Program Management and General Safety
    • Medical and First Aid
    • Temporary Facilities
    • Personal Protective Equipment and Noise
    • Welding and Cutting
    • Electrical
    • Material Handling, Storage and Disposal
    • Motor Vehicles
    • Fall Protection
    • Work Platforms and Scaffolding
    • Demolition
    • Safe Access, Ladders, Floor and Wall Openings, Stairs
    • Excavations and Practical Applications
    • Confined Spaces
    • Final comprehensive Exam
    *80% pass rate required on all check-point exams and Final exam


    • EM 385-1-1

    Course Features

    ClickSafety’s EM 385 online course is meant to satisfy the 2008 Edition requirements for employees who work on federally funded projects or as required by contract specifications for each project. This course has the following features:

    • Reviewed by NAVFAC
    • Pass rate set at 80% for all check-point exams and final exam
    • Summary review and study guides for each course topic
    • EM 385-1-1 Manual (2008 Edition) segmented and downloadable by each of the thirty-four sections for easy reference
    • Completion Certificate accessible and printable 24/7
    • Real-time tracking of course completions for management and compliance
    • Ideal as a stand-alone awareness course or annual refresher
    • Course timer delay - disabled click-through so user can’t skip sections

    Course Benefits

    When you have successfully completed this course, you will see these benefits:

    • Compliance with all requirements of the EM 385-1-1 manual (2008 Edition)
    • Understand the code of federal regulation, executive order, and other regulations specified in the course
    • Avoid penalties or the loss of government contracts due to non-compliance
    • Improve project performance and profitability by increasing worker efficiency, productivity and morale
    • Reduce costs and increase effectiveness of your safety training program
    • Build a company and project safety culture that is measurable, dynamic and long term
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