ULC Purple Book Course Description

Control Number: 236
Course Number: 55COS01A
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This course is designed for Corps of Engineers team leaders, supervisors and/or managers who have responsibility for overseeing contract or in-house construction and operational activities. This 3-day course will provide managers and supervisors with current administrative safety requirements, safety management techniques, hazard assessment and accident reporting guidelines as well as a review of state-of-the-art safety technology and methodology as it relates to field work such as earth moving, roofing, mechanical installation, scaffolding and ladders, administrative safety requirements, etc. Through open discussions and group participation, this course will bring together OSHA, Corps of Engineers, and consensus safety standards that apply to typical Corps activities and heighten safety awareness of field managers and supervisors, guiding them in their responsibilities for leading and managing safety.

The basic references for this course are the Corps of Engineers' Safety and Health Requirements Manual, EM 385-1-1, and pertinent OSHA standards. This 3-day course will provide, through various formats, that information considered necessary and essential for project managers, area, resident, and project engineers, operations managers and/or supervisors and work team leaders in discharging their day-to-day safety and health responsibilities. This course also has direct application for other Corps of Engineers field personnel in related career fields, e.g., supervisory rangers, drill crew foremen, lockmasters, hired labor supervisors, survey crew leaders, etc. Some of the specific topics covered in this course will include: (a) overview of EM 385-1-1; (b) legal aspects of employee safety for supervisors; (c) administrative safety and health requirements; (d) review of contractor safety submittals; (e) OSHA and the Corps of Engineers; (f) preparation of Accident Prevention Plans; (g) medical surveillance plans; (h) workers compensation program/alternatives; (i) personnel protective equipment; (j) specific safety standards for field work; (k) accident investigation and reporting; (l) confined space requirements;(m) industrial hygiene programs; and (n) USACE accident reporting responsibilities.

Nominees must be assigned (a) at the operating level in Corps of Engineers construction and/or operational activities; (b) Grade GS-09 or above; and (c) current or projected assignment as manager, supervisor, foreman, team leader or equivalent.


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SessionLocationStart DateEnd DateSeats Open
1Huntsville, AL5/7/20195/9/20190
2Huntsville, AL8/6/20198/8/20190