This 7-hour class is intended for supervisors, crew leaders, inspectors, safety professionals and employees who will establish, oversee or work in temporary traffic control zones on roads, for utility/ construction/ maintenance work (from a few hours to a few days). This course focuses on field application of the 2009 Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) Typical Applications (TAs) and related traffic control plans. Course participants will receive a printed copy of the 2009 MUTCD parts 1, 5, and 6 plus a pocket guide, course hand-outs and certificate of completion.
Topics include: anticipating needs and providing clear, positive guidance for safe passage through a work zone for drivers, pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcyclists and handicapped persons; MUTCD standards, guidelines and options; performing a work zone hazard assessment; setting up and removing temporary traffic control; advance warning signs; determining need for flaggers and proper deployment; inspecting stop/slow paddles, lighted wands, retro-reflective signs and related equipment; selecting proper ANSI/ISEA 107-compliant high visibility safety apparel based on lighting and weather conditions; working effectively with law enforcement personnel; cones, barrels and channelizing devices; minimum safe sight lines and stopping distances; identifying field conditions that require modifications of typical applications; interpreting a traffic control plan and adaptations(s); internal traffic control plans; creating a work zone inspection log.
NOTE: Training primarily focuses on roads in cities and towns.
Applies Towards the Following Certificates
- SHS Construction Certificate Program : Electives
- SHS Entertainment, Accommodations, & Gaming Certificate Program : Electives