What do we offer? Whether you want EM 385-1-1 16-Hour certification in as little as two hours with our online training or a more robust, customizable option like you get with our DIY training kits or on-site training, we can help you get the EM 385-1-1 16-Hour training you want in the way you want it and at a price you can afford.
Our USACE 16-Hour training course is regulation compliant, and our online version fulfills classroom training requirements. Each class contains sections on:
This presentation includes intermittent practice quiz questions to prepare for the final written exam included with the course. In addition to the written exam, this course also includes a checklist for employers to use when administering a practical exam as required by OSHA.
Estimated Training Length: Because everyone learns and progresses at different speeds, the amount of time you spend taking this training will vary. However, the estimated time for this training is 16 hours.
Though you will still need to familiarize yourself with all other applicable federal, state, and local standards, this training encompasses the following laws and regulations:
In line with regulations, anyone who works on a USACE worksite must receive training prior to carrying out any of their duties, whether they are a contractor or a federal employee. All USACE employees must obtain an EM 385 certification by taking the training required by their respective positions.
During this training, we will provide you with a general understanding of the safety principles for each topic included in this course. This is an overview training. While it provides general awareness of the topics discussed, we do not cover every topic in the EM 385-1-1 manual. In order to be considered certified, you must take any additional trainings as required by your jobsite.
The Corp proclaims their mission to be to “deliver vital public and military engineering services; partnering in peace and war to strengthen our nations’ security, energize the economy and reduce risks from disasters.” Most notably, it is responsible for building and maintaining infrastructure and providing military facilities in areas where they are needed.
Various USACE trainings are available for the worksite, depending on your assigned duties. Site Safety Health Officers (SSHO) are required to complete the 40-hour EM 385 training and must use this 8-hour course as a refresher training annually. Managers and supervisors who are responsible for leading teams must complete the 24-hour EM 385 course. Finally, workers and contractors are responsible for completing the 16-hour EM 385 course.
Yes, more extensive training is required when beginning your USACE duties, depending on what they are. This training is intended to only be a refresher training for those who have already completed a longer training.
The 16-hour course fulfills the training requirements for contractors and federal employees working on military projects. It is designed to introduce learners to the safety standards contained in the EM 385-1-1 manual published by the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). On the other hand, the 8-hour training is for SSHOs who are trying to obtain their yearly refresher training.
While these trainings are much the same and contain the same principles, EM 385 standards are typically much stricter. For this reason, OSHA courses are not approved for training USACE employees.