Advanced California Flagger For Construction

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CA Flagger For Construction Course

Advanced California Flagger For Construction

Level: Certificate
Duration: 30 minutes
Location: Online or In-Person

Overview & Objectives

The Advanced California Flagger for Construction online safety course from Exceed Safety is a certificate-level course regarding flagger safety specific to the state of California. Every day in California, construction worksites rely on the use of flaggers to assist in monitoring and directing public traffic through construction zones safely and efficiently. 

Covering pertinent safety and compliance information as it applies to California state (Cal/OSHA) and federal OSHA regulations, the Advanced Cal Flagger for Construction course provides those in a flagger position with knowledge and understanding to promote safer and more compliant work activity. 

NOTICE: Cal/OSHA does require that the participant demonstrate proper flagging methodology and operations. This is accomplished by the employer’s qualified person and/or competent person observing the demonstration of skills following training through this course. 

Exceed Safety & ClickSafety’s Advanced Cal Flagger for Construction course is designed specifically to identify the tools of a flagger in both routine and emergency situations. The course outlines the basics of flagger station setups in single and two-person flagging situations and will identify work zone elements. Additionally, participants will learn the functionality and importance of flaggers in construction work zones. Covering regulatory guidelines, overall safety, and preparedness, this certificate-level course is comprehensive. Course topics include the following: 

  • California flagger training 
  • Cal state/OSHA requirements 
  • Flagger overview 
  • Flagger stations (single and two-person) 
  • Flagger techniques 
  • Methods of traffic control 

Specific industry terms addressed within the course include the following: 

  • OSHA 
  • California Code of Regulations Section 1599 
  • California flagger training 

Who Is This Course For?

The Advanced California Flagger for Construction course is designed specifically for flaggers in California; however, the content can be applied for those in the same position outside of California. The course is ideal for those seeking initial California flagger training, as well as those needing a refresher course prior to flagging work in California. 

If you have any concerns as to whether this course is appropriate for you or your industry, call Exceed safety at (919) 728-SAFE (7233) or Contact Us online. 

Features & Benefits

Exceed Safety’s Advanced California Flagger for Construction course is based on Cal/OSHA requirements, however, has content and application to train and inform those seeking to comply with OSHA’s “signaling” requirements, as well. Upon successful completion of this course, participants can expect to be: 

  • Knowledgeable about how to use stop/slow paddles and flags 
  • Able to use the universal hand signals telling drivers to stop or proceed slowly through work zones 
  • Prepared to deal with potentially hostile drivers 
  • Be prepared to demonstrate flagger skills 
  • Prepared for handling emergency vehicles passing through a work zone