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EM 385-1-1 Training Online

This EM 385 training course is based off of, and complies with, the US Army Corps of Engineers EM 385-1-1 manual, and is compliant with the most recent 2014 revisions to that manual.  This training, and the EM 385-1-1 manual, prescribes the safety and health requirements for all Corps of Engineers activities and operations.

This 40 hour training course is completely self-paced and can be taken entirely around your schedule.  Simply log back in to continue a previous session from any point in the training.  The course does not expire, and will remain in your training dashboard until it has been completed.

This EM 385-based safety training applies to anyone needing to receive a certificate stating they have been trained in compliance with the EM 385-1-1 US Army Corps Safety & Health requirements, including military personnel, government employees, or contractors working on Corps of Engineers managed job sites, including NAVFAC.  It has been updated to reflect the 2014 changes made to the USACE manual.

What’s In the EM 385 Training Course?

This course is made up of 10 modules that cover each of the topics within the standard. For a full breakdown, see the topic list below.  Within the training, you’ll find video, knowledge quizzing, and interactive exercises throughout. It contains full, natural voice narration (no speech to text robot voices!) and is completely self-paced.

Certification and ID Card

After finishing the course, you’ll receive a personalized downloadable certificate showing proof of completion, as well as a downloadable wallet sized ID card.

U.S. Based Customer Support

Our friendly and knowledgeable support staff are here to assist with any technical issues, course related questions, or enrollment help needed, via phone, online chat, or email.

Training Manager Portal

Are you enrolling employees in the course?  After setting up your group via our Group Enrollment Page, you’ll be able to monitor student progress, generate certificates, send email reminders and more, all from a dedicated Training Manager Dashboard, and at no additional cost.

Topics Covered

  • Program Management
  • Sanitation
  • Medical and First Aid
  • Temporary Facilities
  • Personal Protective and Safety Equipment
  • Hazardous or Toxic Agents and Environments
  • Lighting
  • Accident Prevention Signs, Tags, Labels, Signals, Piping System Identification, and Traffic Control
  • Fire Prevention and Protection
  • Welding and Cutting
  • Electrical
  • Control of Hazardous Energy
  • Hand and Power Tools
  • Material Handling, Storage and Disposal
  • Rigging
  • Load Handling Equipment (LHE)
  • Conveyors
  • Vehicles, Machinery and Equipment
  • Floating Plant and Marine Activities
  • Pressurized Equipment and Systems
  • Pressurized Equipment and Systems
  • Fall Protection
  • Work Platforms and Scaffolding
  • Demolition, Renovation and Re-Occupancy
  • Safe Access
  • Excavations and Trenching
  • Underground Construction (Tunnels), Shafts and Caissons
  • Concrete, Masonry, Roofing and Residential Construction
  • Steel Erection
  • Blasting
  • Diving Operations
  • Tree Maintenance and Removal
  • Airfield and Aircraft Operations
  • Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER)
  • Confined Space Entry
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Why etraintoday.com?

Employee Progress Tracking

Our customized progress tracking software will automatically provide up to date information on where your employees are within a course.

Mobile Delivery

We believe that training should be delivered where and when the customer needs it. That’s why, in addition to standard computer access, our courses can also be taken on tablets and smart phones.


A well-designed and thought out course increases student engagement and retention. The quality of the content and delivery of our online training is second to none.


The owners of etraintoday.com have over 25 years of experience delivering high caliber training in the safety field, certifying many thousands of students.

Ease of Use

You don’t have to be a computer whiz to take our training! We’ve made enrollment and course access as easy as possible, so that you can quickly get to what’s important – the training.

Customer Service

It is important to us that our customers get any questions or issues answered quickly. We guarantee that our staff will be accessible and responsive, whether by phone or email.


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