Product: 8-hour EM 385-1-1 USACE Safety & Health
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8-hour EM 385-1-1 USACE Safety & Health


According to EM385-1-1 regulations, an 8-hour refresher training course must be completed annually for Site Safety Health Officers (SSHOs) who have undergone the full 40-hour training. This training provides the needed topics to satisfy the annual requirements for an SSHO. According to EM385, computer-based training is acceptable and meets the requirements for refresher training:

Computer-based interactive 8-hour refresher training. Computer based interactive training is acceptable as long as the criteria identified in Section 33.D.01.a (3) are met.” - EM385-1-1 2014 Edition.

You can be rest-assured our training provides the needed material to adequately prepare and refresh the SSHO in hazard analysis and abatement. Our course is taught by experienced instructors with hands-on experience whom will share "real life" scenarios. This 8- hour training course provides information relative to the US Army Corps Safety and Health Requirements Manual, EM 385-1-1 and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) construction standards.

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Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the participants will be able to:

  • Keep their qualifications as a Site Safety & Health Officer (SSHO)
  • Prepare site-specific Accident Prevention Plans (APPs).
  • Know responsibilities of an SSHO
  • Create an Activity Hazard Analysis (AHAs)
  • Perform site personnel training, incident response and reporting, jobsite auditing, hazard communication, and more!
Additional Materials

What is the 8-Hour EM 385 Training Course?

The 8-hour EM 385 Training Course is a refresher training course. Site Safety Health Officers [SSHOs] are required by EM385-1-1 regulations to complete it annually once they have undergone the full 40-hour training.

The EM 385 Online 8 Hours Training offered by helps students:

  • Keep their qualifications as SSHOs
  • Learn their responsibilities as SSHOs
  • Create an Activity Hazard Analysis [AHA]
  • Prepare Accident Prevention Plans [APPs]

It covers various topics, including:

  • How to select and use the right Personal Protective Equipment [PPE]
  • Proper handling, storage, and disposal of different materials
  • The correct methods and equipment for fall protection
  • Appropriate protection methods during activities such as excavations and trenching is a leading provider of e-learning courses. The EM 385 Online Training course we offer is designed by industry professionals. The course is engaging, convenient, and cost-effective, allowing students to study at their own pace and schedule, from any location.

Once the course is complete, which requires a 70% grade on all quizzes and the final exam, students will receive a certificate of completion that is accepted by EM385.
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Course Outline

SSHOs taking this EM 385-1-1 refresher course will learn the following topics.

  • Identify major changes to the 2014 Edition of EM 385-1-1
  • Select and use the appropriate PPE on USACE contracts and contracts executed under EM385
  • Describe proper methods for material handling, storage and disposal
  • Describe proper equipment and methods for fall protection
  • Explain the requirements for safe access, use of ladders and protection for floor and wall openings
  • Describe proper methods for protection during excavation and trenching activities, and more!
Course Pre-Requisite
This is a refresher for the 40-hour SSHO course. Students would need to have taken a 40-hour EM385-1-1 course within the past twelve months to qualify.
Quiz Information

All quizzes must be passed with a 70% to proceed forward to the next lesson.


The final exam must be passed with a 70% to successfully complete the course. .

State Requirements
8 hrs

Course Details:

  • Course Format: Online online
  • Language: English
  • Difficulty: Intermediate
Price: $185.00
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