This training aims to improve worker and motorist safety through learning the proper use of traffic control devices during road maintenance and construction operations, help participants find out how to use specific types of traffic control devices, and how to plan, set up, and maintain a work zone. The training brings to light the hazards that field workers face every day in construction zones. The training will cover general terms and procedures, traffic control devices, flagging, traffic control zones, set up of traffic control zones, how to read and interpret work zone plans, and liability issues.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Define why temporary traffic control should be used.
  • Understand terms and procedures as they relate to traffic control.
  • List the components of a work zone.
  • Describe how to properly flag traffic.
  • Identify how to set up work zones.
  • Use and interpret temporary traffic control plans.
  • Know how to protect yourself from liability.

PART 1 of 3 – Work Zone Basics and Traffic Control Devices (9/8/22 | 10am – 12pm)
In this session, attendees will learn why they should use traffic control and will develop an understanding of general terms and procedures. Attendees will also learn about the requirements for traffic control devices (signs, cones, drums, etc.)

PART 2 of 3 – Flagging and Traffic Control Zones (9/15/22 | 10am – 12pm)
In this session, attendees will learn proper traffic control with flaggers, the components of a traffic control zone, and how to set-up and use tapers.

PART 3 of 3 – Work Zone Plans and Liability Issues (9/22/22 | 10am – 12pm)
In this session, attendees will learn how to set up work zones and to read and interpret traffic control plans. We will also look at how to protect yourself from liability issues.

đźš©Space for this webinar is limited, and Florida local agencies are being given first priority! This webinar is provided at no cost and will award a certificate of training listing the Professional Development Hours (PDHs) or a certificate of completion verifying your attendance. Certificates will be awarded only for fully attending and completing this webinar. Each session in the series will award 2.0 PDHs. A total of 6.0 PDHs can be earned for fully attending all sessions.

The following short video provides an overview of this 3-part webinar series.

Instructor Bio:

Photo of instructor Todd MorrisonTodd Morrison, P.E. is a road safety advocate as a speaker, workshop instructor, and online trainer. For the past twelve years he has worked for numerous Contractors, Local Technical Assistance Programs, Cities, Counties, and DOT’s. He has taught over 500 workshops and trained over 15000 individuals. He retired from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet after serving in the Divisions of Construction, Maintenance and Traffic. At the Cabinet, he worked with environmental, work zone, construction and maintenance concerns as an Environmental Coordinator, Maintenance/Traffic Engineer, and as a Branch Manager for Operations. Recently, Todd served for two years as Kentucky’s Safety Circuit Rider helping local agencies identify low cost improvements to reduce crashes. Todd is an ATSSA certified Traffic Control Supervisor, Flagging Instructor, and Traffic Control Design Specialist.

Work Zone Safety and Traffic Control
3-Part Webinar Series
Note – you must register for each part individually

Please note – we are only able to offer a recording of these webinars for a limited time.
Recordings will be posted here after each live session, and will only be available until October 7, 2022.

Part 1 of 3
Work Zone Basics and Traffic Control Devices

DATE: Thurs., September 8, 2022
TIME: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (ET)
LOCATION: GoToWebinar

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Part 2 of 2
Flagging and Traffic Control Zones

DATE: Thurs., September 15, 2022
TIME: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (ET)
LOCATION: GoToWebinar

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Part 3 of 3
Work Zone Plans and Liability Issues

DATE: Thurs., September 22, 2022
TIME: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (ET)
LOCATION: GoToWebinar

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