Work Zone Mobility and Safety Program

Worker Safety

Training (Listed by Provider)
Title Description Format Length Provider Cost Target
Audience
Contact
Information
Other
Applicable
Categories
Work Zone Safety Beyond Cones and Barrels

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Just because a pothole, light pole installation, water line repair or tree trimming operation is only going to take an hour or two, doesn't mean considerations for public and worker safety should be taken lightly. Learn some key steps to determining how short-term work zone safety areas should be set up including what situations warrant a flagger, when to close lanes down, and whether or not to route a detour. Provides specific examples of work zone set-ups gone awry, and how they should be fixed. CD-ROM 2
hours
American
Public
Works
Association
$25 for Members, $35 for non-members Public works street crews and water, sewer, and other utility maintenance crews Joan Awald
Professional
Development
Coordinator
816-595-5217
jawald@
apwa.net
Short Duration Work Zones
HARWOOD GRANT TRAINING - Customized Safety Training for the Roadway Construction Industry

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This safety seminar has been designed by roadway construction industry leaders to address problems that cost money and can injure workers by causing accidents (& insurance claims). It covers Safety Management (organizational commitment), Materials Handling (overexertion, repetitive motion, sprains & strains), "Struck-By" Accidents (run-overs and back-overs), Fleet Safety (on the road vehicle accidents), and Safe Equipment and Machinery Operations. Seminar 4
hours
American
Road &
Transportation
Builders
Association
Free Those who work in or near traffic control work areas Jerry Teeler
202-
289-4434 or
jteeler@
artba.org
 
High-Visibility Safety Apparel in Work Zones Training Module

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Provides guidance on selecting high-visibility safety apparel including appropriate situations where each type of apparel is required or recommended. Online 45
minutes
ATSSA Free Contractors, field personnel, state DOT construction engineers and inspectors. training@
atssa.com
 
Maintenance and Short Duration Activities Executive Summary - Grant Course

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This executive summary presentation covers typical applications that apply to short duration activities including utility operations, moving operations, and other short duration maintenance operations. Emphasis is on the use of simplified procedures and worker protection. Presentation Self-
Study
ATSSA Free Anyone involved in short duration activities within the roadway right-of-way Donna
Clark
DonnaC@
atssa.com

(540)
368-1701
Short Duration Work Zones
Online Flagger Training

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This is the ATSSA flagger training, modified for online delivery. In place of a live instructor, the training relies heavily on graphics, video, and interactive content with narration. Student comprehension is evaluated during the class using interactive quizzes, with instant feedback. The class includes "hands on" demonstration. Online Course 4
hours
ATSSA $75 DOTs, barricade companies, pavement marking companies, department of public works, employment agencies, private individuals, contractors, city and county agencies 720-962-8815 Traffic Control in Work Zones
Shadow Vehicles for Work Zones Training Module

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Provides criteria for the use of shadow vehicles and Truck Mounted Attenuators (TMAs) in work zones. The course will explore the different types of protective vehicles, show the proper use of shadow vehicles, define a TMA, and identify when to use a shadow vehicle or TMA. Online Self-Study ATSSA Free Traffic control supervisors and other contractor field staff, as well as highway agency staff to develop procedures and standards for shadow vehicle use. training@
atssa.com
 
What Everyone Should Know About Temporary Traffic Control Training - Grant (WESK)

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This executive summary presentation discusses the who, what, and why of temporary traffic control training: Who needs training? What type of training is needed? Why is training needed? What training avenues are there? Where do you go for comprehensive training? How can you ensure that workers and other decision-makers are working as safely and effectively as possible? Presentation Self-
Study
ATSSA Free Person responsible for managing the work zone training function – safety officers, supervisors, or any other person whose decisions may impact traffic safety Donna
Clark
DonnaC@
atssa.com

(540)
368-1701
Short Duration Work Zones

Traffic Control in Work Zones
Work Zone Safety and Flagging Tutorial (New York)

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The purpose of this tutorial is to provide the fundamentals of work zone safety and to explain the basic concepts of flagging in a work zone. This includes reminders about proper flagging equipment, placement of flaggers, appropriate use of standard signaling devices, and methods of traffic control. Online Self-
Study
Cornell
Local
Roads
Program
Free Refresher training for New York State (NYS) rural town, county, and village public works crews, highway superintendents, and their seasonal laborers. May also be useful to NYS utility workers, law enforcement officers, and emergency response teams who need to redirect traffic. ph: (607)
255-8033,
email: clrp@
cornell.edu
Traffic Control in Work Zones
Highway Work Zone Safety: The Basics

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This video program will help your employees understand and comply with MUTCD and learn what it takes to keep themselves, drivers and pedestrians safe in highway work zones. DVD 18
minutes
DuPont Training Solutions Purchase $495 Rental $115 Those who work in or near traffic control work areas info@
training.
dupont.com
Traffic Control in Work Zones

Management of Work Zones
Roadway Worker Safety: In The Zone

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This program discusses the common risks the workers face, such as passing traffic, power lines, and hearing loss, and outlines ways to avoid injuries. DVD 24
minutes
DuPont Training Solutions Purchase $495 Rental $115 Those who work in or near traffic control work areas info@
training.
dupont.com
 
Work Zone Safety and Mobility

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This course is designed to provide awareness and guidance on understanding and implementing Title 23 CFR 630 Subparts J and K to personnel working in active highway work zones in Georgia. Online Self-
Study
Georgia DOT Free Personnel working in active highway work zones   Traffic Control in Work Zones
Highway Construction Careers Training Program

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The purpose of this program is to increase the total number of historically underutilized individuals working on Illinois Department of Transportation highway construction projects. Each community college will hold 8-week sessions (2-3 sessions per academic year) in which minorities, women and disadvantaged individuals will receive intensive training in highway construction-related skills, e.g. math for the trades, job readiness, technical skills coursework (carpentry, concrete flatwork, blueprint reading, site plans, site work, tools use, etc.) and OSHA 10 certification. Trainees will be provided assistance to become placed into Illinois’ highway construction trade unions, apprenticeship programs and/or with IDOT highway construction contractors. Classroom 8
weeks
Illinois DOT Unknown Minorities, women and disadvantaged individuals interested in a career in highway construction (217) 558-3963
or
DOT.WorkforceOpp@
illinois.gov
 
Highway Work Zone Safety Video Training Series

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To address growing concerns for worker safety in highway construction, the Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Iowa, Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) AGC/DOT Safety Task Force developed a series of 12 safety training videos that present an honest, true-story, documentary look at the dangers of the work zone and the safety considerations critical for all workers. Includes instructional guidelines. Video Unknown Iowa
DOT
Unknown Those who work in or near traffic control work areas Jim
Hogan
at
hoganj@
iastate.edu
 
Work Zone Safety Workshops

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Objectives of the workshop are to introduce the principles and convey the importance of using proper methods for safe and efficient, temporary traffic control at work sites; to examine specific applications relevant to situations routinely encountered by city, county, utility, contractor, and Iowa DOT crews; and to reduce motor vehicle traffic crashes at road work sites, resulting in greater safety for highway users and workers alike. The workshop is divided into a general session for all participants and break-out sessions for specific types of work zone activity; city, county, utility, Iowa DOT construction and contractors, and Iowa DOT maintenance. Classroom 1
day
Iowa
State
University
$75 All workers whose duties place them on or near the traveled portion of the roadway Tom McDonald
at the
Institute
for
Transportation
at
515-294-6384,
tmcdonal@
iastate.edu
 
OSHA 10-Hour Training for Roadway Construction

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This program focuses directly on the hazards faced by those involved in roadway construction and provides practical approaches to recognizing and controlling common roadway construction hazards. It is accompanied by "hands-on" activities to reinforce the formal instruction. Classroom 2
days
Laborer's
Health &
Safety
Fund of
North
America/
American
Road and
Transportation
Builders
Association
$250
(ARTBA
Members,
$275
(non-
members)
Transportation construction industry employees including safety and health managers, site managers or supervisors Omar
Lopez,
202-
289-4434 or
olopez@
artba.org
 
OSHA 10-Hour Training Exclusively for the Roadway Construction Industry

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Training program for roadway work zone construction workers that focuses on practical approaches to recognizing and controlling construction hazards. You'll gain an understanding of the importance of identifying, controlling and eliminating common construction hazards as a means of preventing deaths, injuries and illnesses and the safety and health regulatory compliance issues that are specific to the roadway construction industry. Classroom 2
days
National
Safety
Council
$280-$365 Employees from the transportation construction industry including safety and health managers, site managers or supervisors (630)
285-1121
info@
nsc.org
 
Abanderados en zonas de trabajo 

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Spanish–language course. Participants will learn the requirements to be a flagger–from skills and abilities to personal protective equipment. We will become familiar with flagging devices and their proper usage, and learn to set up flagger stations around a work zone. Classroom 4 hours Occupational Safety and Health Administration Unknown Spanish–speaking personnel responsible for setting up flagging operations in work zones, and individuals who will be flaggers in work zones. OSHA
Directorate
of Training
and Education,
847-759-7700
Traffic Control in Work Zones
Work Zone Safety Awareness Workshop

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The Work Zone Safety Awareness Program is offered to participants who require an overview of working safely in the roadway. The roles of workers and enforcement personnel at work sites, differences between New Jersey DOT and local projects, and legal responsibilities in work zones will be addressed during this program. Classroom 6
hours
Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation $95 Those who work in or near traffic control work areas Registrar
732-445-3632,
Ext. 147
 
Work Zone Safety Awareness for Municipal and County Public Works and Public Utilities Personnel

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Provides New Jersey municipal and county public works and public utilities personnel with a solid understanding of work zone safety compliance with the national MUTCD standards. The roles of workers and enforcement personnel at work sites, differences between NJDOT and local projects, and legal responsibilities in work zones will be addressed during this program. Classroom 4.5
hours
Rutgers Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation FREE
for
current
NJ
Municipal
and
County
public
works
and
utility
personnel
New Jersey municipal and county public works and public utilities participants who require an overview of working safely in the roadway Registrar
732-445-3632,
Ext. 147
 
Flagging Traffic

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This video brings to light the importance of flagging traffic through work zones, along with the dangers that your employees can encounter in the process. Geared towards traffic control through roadway work zones, this video will train your employees on how to protect themselves and the general public by following effective traffic control procedures. Also available in Spanish. VHS or DVD 9
minutes
The
Training
Network, Inc.
$199.95 Those who work in or near traffic control work areas 1-800-
397-5125
Traffic Control in Work Zones
Work Zone Traffic Control and Flagger Safety

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This video covers topics such as personal protective equipment, proper equipment and flagging position, flagging procedures, proper conduct, importance of flagger safety, identification of hazards. Also available in Spanish. DVD 16
minutes
The Training Network, Inc., $299.95 Those who work in or near traffic control work areas 1-800-
397-5125
Traffic Control in Work Zones
Work Zone Traffic Control and OSHA 10-Hour Construction Outreach

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This safety training addresses highway and roadway construction work zones in addition to disaster site cleanup and/or recovery work zones, followed by delivery of the OSHA 10-Hour Construction Industry Outreach training for those who do not already possess this wallet card. As a result of this training, participants will learn the essentials of work zone safety and traffic control, earning both a university certificate of completion and OSHA wallet card. Classroom 3.5
days
The University
of Texas at
Arlington
Free Those who work in or near traffic control work areas Bessie Harris
(817) 272-0403
bharris@uta.edu
 
Flagging at Work Zones

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Learn how to set up and operate flagging stations that are both safe and effective. This training emphasizes safety through effective communications between flaggers and road users and combines lectures, demonstrations, video presentations, and hands-on skill practice. It covers flagger equipment and flagger clothing; flagging guidelines from Caltrans and CAL-OSHA requirements; how to use hand signals; and how to conduct flagging under different roadway and traffic conditions, using a single flagger, two flaggers, or a pilot car. This training meets the CAL-OSHA requirement. Classroom 4
hours
University of California,
Berkeley, Institute of
Transportation Studies,
Technology Transfer Program
$2,695
for
stand
alone
delivery
(for up
to 40
attendees)
Maintenance superintendents or supervisors, engineers, work zone crews, anyone with responsibility for flagging in work zones. 510-642-3585
or
workzones@
techtransfer.
berkeley.edu
Traffic Control in Work Zones
Traffic Control for Safe Work Zones

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Covers the basics of work zone traffic control, development of traffic control plans for various types of roadway situations, proper flagging procedures, and work zone tort liability. There are four course options for different road volume situations: rural, urban, or rural/urban combined. Classroom 8
hours
University of California,
Berkeley, Institute of
Transportation Studies,
Technology Transfer Program
$3495 (for up to 40 attendees) Maintenance superintendents or supervisors, engineers, work zone crews, anyone with responsibility for flagging in work zones. wokrzones@
techtransfer.
berkeley.edu

or
510-642-3585
Traffic Control in Work Zones
What's Wrong with this Work Zone?

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Video shows an urban four-lane road with a lane closure and a two-lane rural road with a flagger operation. Each work site has many errors and the video explains what is wrong and how to correct the problems. The video refers to Virginia DOT policy and is a very good review of practical work zone safety issues. Useful for construction and maintenance crew personnel. VHS 22
minutes
University of
Wisconsin-
Madison,
Transportation
Information
Center
Free Videos are loaned in Wisconsin only to local governments, highway agencies, and others directly involved in street and highway transportation 800-
442-4615,
tic@epd.
engr.
wisc.edu
Traffic Control in Work Zones
Work Zone Safety for Rural/Local Agencies

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Video discusses traffic control devices, traffic control zones, typical applications, flagging, legal liability and a typical day in the work zone. Developed by University of North Carolina, Institute for Transportation Research and Education and Federal Highway Administration. Online 1
hour
42
minutes
Utah LTAP Free Those who work in or near traffic control work areas Online resource Short Duration Work Zones

Traffic Control in Work Zones
Work Zone Safety in Road Construction

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The tutorial covers subjects such as background, roadway worker fatalities, what the hazards are, work zone traffic control, getting run over of stuck, how you can protect your and your resources. Online Online Washington
State
Department
of Labor
and
Industries
Free Those who work in or near traffic control work areas Online resource  

Guides/Documents (Listed by Title)
Title Description Format Length Provider Cost Target Audience Other
Applicable
Categories
Guidance on the Use of Automated Flagger Assistance Devices

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Outlines the use of Automated Flagging Assistance Devices (AFAD), mechanically operated temporary traffic control devices used to assist flaggers, and provides information on scenarios for determining when to use AFADs; selecting an AFAD, which may include determining the cost/benefit of using such devices; addressing safety concerns or limitations; and making necessary adjustments when using AFADs. Online Online ATSSA Free Contractors, field personnel, state DOT construction engineers, inspectors, policy-makers, temporary traffic control designers, field level staff who set up work zones. Traffic Control in Work Zones
Guidelines on Use of Exposure Control Measures

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Summarizes the various types of exposure control measures and discusses how each can improve the safety of workers and motorists in work zones. The document addresses full road closures, full or partial detours or diversions, median crossovers, ramp closures, rolling roadblocks for traffic control set-up and takedown activities, working during nighttime hours, and accelerated contracting techniques. Online 115 pages Roadway Safety Consortium Free Agency/Owners, Engineers, Contractors Traffic Control in Work Zones
ROADWAY SAFETY+: A Road Construction Industry Consortium Program

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The Roadway Safety Awareness Program provides an overview of common hazards in highway and road construction and simple prevention measures. The program contents are available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. CD-ROM Online LHSFNA Consortium Free Road construction supervisory personnel with some safety and health experience or by safety and health personnel to orient new workers as they arrive on the jobsite Management of Work Zones
Safe and Effective Work Zone Inspections

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Examines program elements, operational improvements, and the value of documentation behind the development of a comprehensive work zone traffic control inspection program. Intended for use as a gauge of completeness for agencies with programs in place or as a roadmap for establishing a program if one does not presently exist. Online Online ATSSA Free State and local DOT leadership, engineers, policymakers, lead district engineers, and staff charged with developing or maintaining a work zone inspection program. Traffic Control in Work Zones

Inspection of Work Zones
Strategies on Improving Worker Safety in Work Zones

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Describes traffic control measures that can be appropriate in work zones to further improve the safety of highway workers. The document addresses enhanced flagger station set-ups, intrusion alarms, pace or pilot vehicles, and temporary traffic signals. Online 12 pages Roadway Safety Consortium Free Agency/Owner, Engineers, Contractors Traffic Control in Work Zones
Work Zone Hazards Workbook

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This Workbook, available in English and Spanish, describes the role and responsibility of the employer to train all workers whose job brings them in or close to traffic. In addition to the safe work practices and procedures involved with the motoring public - external traffic control - the hazards involved with on-site construction related traffic are also addressed - internal traffic control. Topics include the understanding and application of definitions relating to work zone safety, including terms used in the MUTCD. Online 30
pages
Construction Safety Council Free State and local highway agencies, public officials, the insurance industry, law enforcement agencies, incident management personnel, maintenance personnel, academic institutions, private industry, and construction & engineering organizations.  
Work Zone Positive Protection Toolbox

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Describes the various types of positive protection devices currently in use and provides guidance on where and how each device is typically used. Online 20
pages
ATSSA Free Those who work in or near traffic control work areas, and those who design temporary traffic control plans Traffic Control in Work Zones

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