Flagger Certification (ATSSA)

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OVERVIEW


Flaggers are the first line of defense when it comes to the safety of workers, motorists, and pedestrians in a work zone; they operate as the de facto safety officer on many work crews. This course will train you to be a competent flagger, set up a proper work zone, and control traffic.



OBJECTIVES


Upon completion of the class, attendees should be able to:

  • Understand why proper flagging is important

  • Understand the abilities of a good flagger

  • Understand how to use the MUTCD Part 6 and other references

  • Know proper flagging signals and procedures

  • Know flagging practices at typical situations


AUDIENCE


This class should be of interest to maintenance workers that flag or work in or near a work zone, supervisors, work zone inspectors, and safety personnel who are responsible for overseeing, setting up, and/or working in work zones.