Work Zone Traffic Control For Construction

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Work Zone Traffic Control For Construction Course

Work Zone Traffic Control For Construction

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 0 Hours 45 Minutes

Location: Online or In Person

Overview & Objectives

Road construction and work zone activities often interrupt the normal flow of traffic and require workers to maintain order for on-site vehicles and highway traffic alike. Doing so helps prevent common traffic-related hazards to keep workers, passers-by, and drivers safe while in the work zone. Work Zone Traffic Control for Construction addresses OSHA best practices for work zone traffic management to help employees and employers maintain a safe, compliant construction site.

This intermediate-level online course covers the practices, behaviors, and equipment needed to maintain a safe, smooth flow of traffic on and near construction sites. Course topics include:

  • Fundamentals of work zone safety
  • Traffic control plans
  • Work zone design
  • Basic traffic controls
  • Installation and removal of traffic control devices
  • Highway traffic engineering controls
  • Highway traffic administration
  • Work practice controls
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) for day and night, protective vehicles, and other protective equipment
  • Work zone traffic control supervisor checklist
  • Planning and coordination with relevant agencies, emergency units, and traffic control safety units

Students are encouraged to review the Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) per OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1926.200 and pursue additional traffic control training courses based on their job duties and responsibilities.

Who Is This Course For?

Work Zone Traffic Control for Construction is appropriate for all road construction workers and supervisors who work on or near highways and are responsible for traffic control duties.

Features & Benefits

Upon completion of Work Zone Traffic Control for Construction, students are prepared with the skills to maintain a safe, smooth flow of traffic on and near road construction sites. You will gain familiarity with essential traffic control devices and PPE, as well as important relationships with coordinating agencies to promote safer highways and worksites.

In Person Training

Participants in this in-person class can expect to be engaged with discussions, collaboration from other members of the course, team building experiences, and interactive learning. All our instructors have years of experience in the field and are highly qualified and skilled. We offer some classes via Zoom (just give us a call for more information). Some classes can be combined with virtual-blended learning, as well.