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EM 385-1-1 CONSTRUCTION SAFETY HAZARD AWARNESS FOR CONTRACTORS
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Introduction

This course is the fourth course in the 5-part 40 Hour Hazard Awareness Course for Contractors. It covers requirements detailed within Section 20-26 of EM 385-1-1 (2014). This program will help all managers, supervisors, contractors, or construction personnel working on U.S. military contracts and any worker needing to be compliant with EM 385-1-1 (2014) regulations and compliance standards.

This training applies to Headquarters, US Army Corps of Engineers (HQUSACE) elements, major subordinate commands, districts, centers, laboratories, and field operating activities (FOA), as well as USACE contracts and those administered on behalf of USACE. Applicability of this training extends to occupational exposure for missions under the command of the Chief of Engineers, whether accomplished by military, civilian, or contractor personnel.

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Course Objectives

At the end of this course, you should be able to:
ID Objective
TO 1.0 Achieve a minimum score of 80% on the final course assessment.
LO 1.20.1 Discuss the requirements for pressurized equipment and systems.
LO 1.21.1 Identify the various components of the fall protection program and equipment.
LO 1.22.1 Identify the different types of platforms and scaffolds and requirements.
LO 1.23.1 Describe demolition, renovation and re-occupancy best practices and requirements.
LO 1.24.1 Discuss the safety precautions and requirements associated with safe access.
LO 1.25.1 Identify excavation safety practices depending on soil types and location of trenches.
LO 1.26.1 Describe underground construction requirements for tunnels, shafts and caissons.

Key: Terminal Objective (TO), Learning Objective (LO)