Safety and Occupational Health

The Safety Office provides safety services and safety program management to ensure that our District provides a safe and healthy environment for its employees, contractors and the public.

Safety Manual App

The official EM 385-1-1, Safety and Health Requirements Manual, 2014 version, published by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is now an app! Approximately 950 pages of content is now in a searchable, mobile format in the palm of your hands. Click on the image to the right to download the manual and read on-the-go, bookmark need-to-know information, copy and paste text or images and share via email.

Contractor Resources

Accident Prevention Plans

Before initiation of work at the job site, an Accident Prevention Plan (APP) shall be reviewed and found acceptable by the Government Designated Authority (GDA).  

APPs shall be developed and submitted by the Contractor. The Contractor shall address each of the elements/sub-elements in the outline contained in Appendix A of the EM 385-1-1 in the order that they are provided in the manual. If an item is not applicable because of the nature of the work to be performed, the Contractor shall state this exception and provide a justification.

Accident Prevention Plan Checklist

Abbreviated Accident Prevention Plan Checklist

Contract Dive Operations

Contract Surface-Supplied Air (SSA) Diving Operation Quality Assurance Checklist

Safety Links

Contact Us

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Clock Tower Building
Attn: Safety Office
P.O. Box 2004
Rock Island, Illinois 61204-2004

Phone: (309) 794-5280