18 and older
This course equals 0.4 CEUs.Prerequisites
There are no prerequisites needed to attend this course. Students must be able to verbally communicate with instructor in primary language of the training.Audience
This course is designed for anyone in New York State ONLY involved in the daily construction operations potentially where workers and general public may be exposed to hazards created by vehicles and/or equipment. Course Description
In this course, students will be introduced to Federal and New York State policies, procedures and standards. Training will review general work zone safety principles covered in the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) book, with concentration on recognition and prevent of hazardous conditions, and the topics discussed in this course provide a thorough understanding of the proper signals and safe flagging techniques specific to New York regulations, flagging procedures and proper use of required equipment, and how to coordinate traffic movement through the work zone. Students will have an opportunity to review flagging skills using hands-on training and classroom activities.Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Methods of Instruction
- Explain the need for flagging operations
- Describe abilities of a flagger as per NYS and MUTCD standards
- Apply standard references as they pertain to flagger operations
- Demonstrate typical flagging practices for day and night operations
- Practice and demonstrate all flagging signals and procedures
This course consists of several different components which include power point presentations, lecture, real life case studies, class discussion and hands on demonstration.Completion Requirements
Students are required to complete 100% of the course and actively participate in all learning activities including hands-on demonstrations.
Make-up time is not permitted for this training course. Should students miss any portions of the course, it is the student’s responsibility to contact TSCTA to arrange to attend another scheduled event.