Army Corps of Engineers EM 385-1-1 Training Program

CICB’s four-day program for US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) EM 385-1-1 Training has been developed with the objectives to assist USACE personnel, contractors or management and employers achieve and maintain compliance with this comprehensive standard. This manual applies to Headquarters, US Army Corps of Engineers elements, major subordinate activities, as well as USACE contracts and those administered on behalf of USACE. This publication provides the uniform USACE program for the management, maintenance, inspection, load testing, certification, repair and operation of weight handling equipment at military installations. A thorough understanding of the publication will assist the user in understanding the requirements to evaluate that the equipment is safe to operate, that weight handling operations are conducted safely and efficiently, and that equipment service life is optimized.

You will benefit from learning about:

  • Rigging
    • Personnel Qualifications
    • Multiple Lift Rigging
    • Wire Rope
    • Chain
    • Fiber Rope
    • Slings
    • Rigging Hardware
  • Cranes and Hoisting Equipment
    • Personnel Qualifications
    • Classification of Equipment and Training of Operators
    • Inspection Criteria
    • Safety Devices and Operational Aids
    • Testing
    • Operation
    • Critical Lifts
    • Environmental Conditions

Types of Cranes Covered:

  • Lattice, Hydraulic, Crawler Truck, Wheel & Ringer-Mounted Cranes
  • Portal, Tower, and Pillar Cranes
  • Floating Cranes and Derricks
  • Overhead and Gantry Cranes
  • Monorails and Underhung Cranes
  • Crane-Supported Personnel (Work) Platforms

What Past Attendees Say:

“Due to my desire to make a career change, and after exhaustive research, I contacted CICB for my training as a mobile crane operator. Not only did they offer a full curriculum of the training I desired, but also a NCCCO Preparatory Course and testing facility in my immediate area. In my 30+  years of working in the construction industry, I have taken many safety training courses from a myriad of professional trainers. It’s a rarity to find one that is not only knowledgeable in the subject matter, but enjoys being able to share that knowledge with others. I feel that CICB is one of these rare trainers.”

F.D., Baytown, TX

Available Classes:

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Crane Operator Training by CICB
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