Controlling vehicle traffic through busy work areas is one of the most important – and dangerous – operations in construction. That's why the National Safety Council developed the following comprehensive, skill-building courses that meet federal industry guidelines. Choose which training format is right for your crew.
The National Safety Council’s Flagger Training Programs are nationally recognized and meet or exceed both the MUTCD (Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices) guidelines and the ANSI standard ISEA-107-1999 to keep your crew and motorists safe. Get certified to deliver the Flagger Training Course to your work zone crews or send them out to training.
- Flagger Training Course This course is designed for the novice flagger working a 1-to-2 person operation seeking training and certification. Experienced flaggers should take the course for credential renewal. (4 hours)
- Flagger Instructor Course Improve skills as an instructor by learning content and tips to deliver the 4-hour Flagger Training Course to your crew. (2 days)
- Flagger Packaged Training This turnkey training program allows you to train your crew using a complete set of Flagger Instructor materials. NOTE: This course meets the FHWA and OSHA requirements but it may not meet the Department of Transportation (DOT) requirements in some states, including the DOT requirements in Illinois and Georgia. Please check with DOT in your area for specific flagger training requirements prior to purchase.
Based on the most current federal regulations and reviewed by leading industry experts, this program prepares workzone supervisors to interpret, adapt and implement traffic control plans. Based on real-world situations, you're led through problem-solving exercises, using the MUTCD and state guidelines.
- Temporary Traffic Control Design and Supervision Attendees will learn how to interpret, adapt, evaluate and establish Traffic Control Plans according to the federal guidelines in the Manual on Uniform traffic control devices (MUTCD). (2 days)
- Temporary Traffic Control Packaged Training Qualified instructors will use this turnkey program to teach work zone supervisors how to interpret, adapt, evaluate and establish traffic control plans that comply with MUTCD guidelines. NOTE: This program meets the FHWA and OSHA requirements but it may not meet the Department of Transportation (DOT) requirements in your state. Please check with your state DOT to determine if there are specific Temporary Traffic Control training requirements prior to purchase or usage.