- There are no prerequisites needed to attend this course.
- As per the New York State Department of Transportation Standard Specifications, all flaggers shall be adequately trained in flagging operations by recognized training programs, including the American Traffic Safety Services Association, the National Safety Council, unions, or construction industry associations, or by an individual who holds a current certification as a flagger training instructor from such a program.
- CEUs: 0.4
- CEU Requirements: 100% attendance for the course.
- Completion of IACET Registration Form
- Active participation in all class exercises
- As applicable, achievement of minimum passing score on required end-of-course examination
- Participation and submittal of end-of-course evaluation form
- Individuals in New York State involved in the daily construction operations potentially where workers and general public may be exposed to hazards created by vehicles and/or equipment.
4-Hour Flagging Course
Duration: 4 Hours
The 4-hour flagging course is a specialized training program designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to effectively and safely control traffic at roadwork sites. This course focuses on the proper techniques and procedures for flagging operations, ensuring the safety of both workers and motorists.
During the course, participants will learn about traffic control regulations, flagging equipment, and standard procedures for setting up and maintaining work zones. They will gain an understanding of the different types of traffic control devices and their specific uses. Additionally, participants will learn how to communicate and coordinate with other flaggers and workers on the construction site.
The training will cover topics such as hand signaling, flagging techniques, traffic control signage, and how to handle various traffic situations. Participants will also learn about the importance of situational awareness, personal protective equipment (PPE), and effective communication in maintaining a safe work environment.
Through a combination of classroom instruction, demonstrations, and hands-on exercises, participants will develop the necessary skills to effectively manage traffic flow, minimize congestion, and prevent accidents in work zones. By successfully completing the 4-hour flagging course, individuals will be equipped with the knowledge and tools to perform flagging duties responsibly and contribute to the overall safety of roadwork sites.
Teaching material from the ATTSA will be used!