Traffic Control (Flagger)

“Flaggers”, or traffic control specialists, are exposed each day to one of the most hazardous, high-risk work environments—the American transportation infrastructure.

What does this course cover?

  • Identify the importance of proper work methods, physical fitness, professionalism, and clothing regulations.

  • Identify the signs, barriers, flags, STOP/SLOW paddle, and lights employees use at the work site.

  • Recognize where to position himself/herself for optimum safety, how to judge traffic speed and congestion, and regulate it accordingly.

  • State common methods to communicate with other flaggers and the public.

  • Recognize the various types of warning signs, channeling devices, and tapers and how they are set up.

  • Identify the special equipment and precautions associated with night and freeway flagging.

What are the course takeaways?

  • Knowledge of traffic controllers, flagging equipment, and safety practices.

  • Certificate of Completion (immediately available for download and/or print).

  • Examination record available for employer.

Regulations – 

  • OSHAStandard 29 CFR 1926.201

  • OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1926.203

  • Federal Highway Administration (FHA) Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices, Section 6

Duration: 45 Minutes
Language: English
Price: $45

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