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FAQ about EM 385 Training

If you have any plans of pursuing any government construction contracts, you must have the information that is provided in the EM 385 training. And you need this information BEFORE you start bidding on government construction contracts. Why do you need this EM 385 training? Without the information in the course, you could potentially be fined up to $2,000 per day if any violation is discovered on a government construction project. And in fact, your bid will be outright rejected if you don’t include a site-specific safety plan that doesn’t meet all of the requirements of EM 385-1-1.

Our EM 385 training online is comprehensive and includes everything you need to know for EM 385 certification. We ensure that you are ready to start submitting bids that meet approval criteria and have the knowledge necessary to avoid costly compliance mistakes.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Topics are Covered in the EM 385-1-1 Course?

The EM 385 training course covers a lot of ground, which is important when you are dealing with government construction contracts. There are dozens of topics that are included in this EM 385 training, including:

  • personal protective equipment
  • fire protection and prevention
  • hand and power tools
  • material handling
  • pressurized systems
  • and many more
Who needs to take the EM 385-1-1 Course?

This EM 385 training course is perfect for civilian contractors trying to secure government contracts, military personnel, and even government employees so that they know what is required. All of these parties will get good information from the EM 385 training.

Can I take EM 385 Training Online?

Yes! The EM 385 training course can be fully taken online at your convenience. The modules in the training course are self-paced which allows you to complete them on your own time. View them anytime you have internet access, whether that's at home, on the job site, or anywhere you desire. You will have up to a year to complete your EM 385 training online.

Is EM 385 Training Necessary for Government Construction Contracts?

Yes. Your bid will be rejected if it does not include a site-specific safety plan that meets all EM 385-1-1 requirements. EM 385 mandates that trainers are required to submit detailed lists of subjects covered with the trainee. Continuing education is also required, and the requirements are stricter than OSHA’s.


Register for an EM 385 Course

It makes no sense to attempt to bid on a government construction contract if you don’t know all of the intricacies of the process. When you complete your EM 385 training course, you will understand the importance of having safety procedures spelled out for government construction bids. Make sure that you’re up to speed on everything, register for the EM 385 training course today!

8-Hour EM 385-1-1
USACE Safety & Health

Price:  $185.00

Register for the 8-hour EM 385 Training

16-Hour EM 385-1-1
USACE Safety & Health

Price:  $210.00

Register for the 16-hour EM 385 Training

24-Hour EM 385-1-1
USACE Safety & Health

Price:  $285.00

Register for the 24-hour EM 385 Training

40-Hour EM 385-1-1
USACE Safety & Health

Price:  $395.00

Register for the 40-hour EM 385 Training

Register using the links above or call 1(817) 874-5000