Flagging Safety

CLASSROOM TRAINING
This training reviews recognition of traffic hazards, specific code requirements for traffic control equipment, proper set-up and removal of traffic control zones, and the use of the WATCH Manual to properly control traffic. Participants will gain knowledge of flagging regulations, flagging equipment requirements, flagging techniques, one-way traffic control, emergency vehicle procedures, accidents, and hostile drivers. Demonstration of proficiency will be conducted at the conclusion of this training. Regulation: Cal-OSHA Construction Safety Orders 1599 If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate, please contact the California JPIA training division by email, training@cjpia.org, within two business days of the training date, noting that the Authority is closed on Fridays. (Duration: 4 Hours)
Topics Covered:
  • Understanding the need (and requirements) to protect the driving public and work-zone crews
  • Learning why fatalities occur at work zones
  • The use of flags and paddles to safely control vehicle movements in accordance with state and federal guidelines
  • Liability issues and actions to reduce risk of personal injury and agency liability
Duration:
4 hours
Code/regulation:
Initial training for employees who are responsible for traffic control
Who should attend:
Employees who are responsible for traffic control
Frequency:
As Needed
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