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Flagger Certification
Thursday, April 1, 2021
8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Virtual Classroom - MD T2 Center
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Janette Prince

The safety of workers, motorists and pedestrians is dependent upon the flaggers' performance. Since the flagger position involves safety, proper training is vital; flaggers are expected to pass a test to prove their proficiency and competence level. A MD SHA-approved ATSSA (American Traffic Safety Services Association) flagger card will be issued upon satisfactory completion of this course. This will be valid for 4 years and is acceptable in several states, including MD, VA and DC.

At the end of this class, you should be able to:

  • Describe why proper flagger operations are important
  • List abilities of a good flagger
  • Use standard references as they pertain to flagger control (Federal and Maryland)
  • Know proper flagging signals and procedures
  • Know flagger practices for various typical situations
Course content:
  • Flagger: An Important Profession
  • Flagger Standards/Guidelines
  • Component Parts of TTC Zone
  • Video Presentation
  • Flagging Equipment
  • Flagger Station/Location/Position
  • Flagger Signals
  • Typical Situations/Practices
  • Exam
  • Distribution of Certification Cards

The class instructed by Juan M. Morales, P.E. is presented in PowerPoint© and will include a 25-question multiple choice exam and a flagger demonstration (dexterity test).  Students will receive their ATSSA Flagger Certification card the day of the course (upon passing the exam).

The course is intended for anyone whose actions affect safety of contemporary traffic control work zones, including traffic managers, traffic technicians, inspectors and designers.

Professional Development Hours: 4.0.
Registration Fees: There is a $45 registration fee charged for this course.

This Event is For: Public

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