OSX 941 • EM 385-1-1: Construction Safety Hazard Awareness

OSX 941 • EM 385-1-1: Construction Safety Hazard Awareness Course for Contractors

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Course Description

OSX 941 - EM 385-1-1 - Construction Safety Hazard Awareness Course for ContractorsThis course covers the significant revisions of the EM 385-1-1 manual. The course focuses on learning how to navigate the new format of the manual; requirements for new projects and Site Safety Health Officers (SSHO) levels. Emphasis will be placed on government and contractor responsibilities. The new EM 385-1-1 is scheduled to become effective 1 January 2024.

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for contractors (project managers, superintendents, quality assurance/control), consultants, government employees, SSHOs, Collateral Duty Safety Officers (CDSOs) and all personnel required to comply with the safety and health regulations of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the new format of the EM 385-1-1 manual
  • Understand recent revisions to the EM 385-1-1 manual
  • Describe the requirements for the various SSHO levels
  • Articulate the newly defined positions for government and contractor personnel on USACE projects and their responsibilities
  • Identify the new requirements for Load Handling Equipment, Fall Protection, PPE

Course Features

This course was developed in partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Long Beach Chapter.

CEUs: 4.0
Prerequisites: None
Course Length: 5 days
Recommended Materials: Pen, pencil, highlighter and writing pad

Special Requirements

System and Equipment Requirements

It is important that students review the system and equipment requirements listed below to be successful in a video conferencing course.

In Person System and Equipment Requirements

  • A laptop with wi-fi capability

Online System and Equipment Requirements

  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Access to computer or laptop (*no phone); one student per device
  • Speakers and a microphone – built-in, USB plug-in, or wireless Bluetooth
  • A webcam or HD webcam - built-in or USB plug-in
  • Stand-alone webcam with a 10ft USB cord is required for OSHA 500, 501, 510 and 511 testing
  • A phone can be used as a secondary camera for testing only

Videoconferencing Requirements