Traffic Control (Flagger)

COURSE OVERVIEW

Upon successful completion of this course, you should understand:

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

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

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

  • Common methods to communicate with other flaggers and the public.

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

  • The special equipment and precautions associated with night and freeway flagging.

 

 

COURSE TOPICS

  • Introduction

  • General Guidelines

  • Barriers, Signs, and Lights

  • Regulating Traffic

  • Flagger Communication

  • Setting Up

  • Special Cases

 

ONLINE COURSE DURATION

Approximately 50 minutes

 

PASS MARK

Testing conducted throughout this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved.