EM 385-1-1

1. Purpose. This manual prescribes the safety and health requirements for all Corps of Engineers activities and operations.

2. Applicability. This manual 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 extends to occupational exposure for missions under the command of the Chief.

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  • Title:

    Safety & Health Requirements Manual

  • Standard Number:

    EM 385-1-1

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    CICB Senior Instructor Larry Kime introduces us to EM385-1-1.

    Larry reminds us that contractors on a military installation must be aware of more than the OSHA regulations and ANSI/ASME standards.

    US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) EM385-1-1 is a broad range safety standard written into any contract for contractors on a military installation.

    Sections 15 & 16 govern the use of cranes and rigging on a military base.

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