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About Work Zone Flagger

Workzone Flagger Training (Novice)

 

At Tribune Training Academy, we offer NSC Flagger Training to build your skills as a flagger. Crew members can receive training and certification in four hours. Flaggers learn to provide safe passage for traffic and reduce confusion where road work is ongoing.

The program, required for all novice construction work zone flaggers, meets several federal industry guidelines, including ANSI standard ISEA-107-2015 and the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices. It teaches students flagging procedures, proper use of equipment, and how to coordinate traffic movement, and it can also be used as a refresher course for experienced workers. For your convenience, we can arrange to hold the course on-site at your location.

Controlling traffic through work areas is one of the most important — and dangerous — operations in construction maintenance. National Safety Council Flagger Training is a comprehensive skill-building course that meets federal industry guidelines: the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) and the ANSI standard ISEA-107-2015. The Office of Highway Safety, the Federal Highway Administration, and several state Departments of Transportation have reviewed this program.

Training goal

The primary objective of Workzone Flagger Training (Novice) is to train flaggers to provide safe passage of traffic through and around work areas and to minimize confusion by bringing standard flagging procedures to our nation’s highways. This program will have crew members trained and certified in safe flagging techniques in just four hours.

Who should attend?

This course is a must for novice construction work zone flaggers in both one- and two-person flagging operations. Experienced flaggers can attend this course as a refresher. All attendees receive a certificate of course completion.

Students will gain:

  • Thorough understanding of flagging procedures and proper use of required equipment
  • Improved flagging skills from hands-on training, classroom activities and a flagging skills test
  • Increased ability to coordinate traffic movement through the work zone

On-site training

Tribune Training Academy can arrange to teach this course on-site at a location convenient for your crew. Price may vary; contact the administering office directly for additional information. Training course only, no job or job placement is offered or guaranteed.

Questions & Answers

Is this training OSHA approved?

The flagger training which is provided through our institution complies with all OSHA regulation in order to prepare you to work in safe and professional manner at your worksite.

How else can I take this course?

Our instructors are only authorized for classroom delivery of this training. Classroom training is offered both through open enrollment or by employers hosting their own on-site training. You can request a quote for on-site training conducted at your location. Training topics can be customized within the procedures set forth by NSC.

How long is this training?

This is a One Day training which will take a minimum of 4 hours to complete.