Course Description: This course trains all individuals in safe flagging techniques specific to New York regulations. The topics discussed in this course involve a thorough understanding of flagging procedures, proper use of required equipment, a review of flagging skills from hands-on training and classroom activities, and coordinate traffic movement through the work zone. Students will receive a full color, waterproof picture ID card, each with its own individual assigned number to prove its authenticity.


Flagger Benefits:

Flaggers are responsible for keeping workers, pedestrians, and the driver’s safe. A flagger’s certification card demonstrates that you’re authorized to take on this very important job.

Flagger Topics include:

  • Deviating traffic around a road construction project
  • Flagging procedures such as:
    • Single flagger and two flagger operations
    • Hand signals
    • Setting up flagger stations
    • Flagging in adverse weather
    • Flagging at night
    • Emergency Situations
  • Getting emergency vehicles through a work zone safely
  • Notifying workers of hazards on the job site
  • How to put up traffic cones and other barricades
  • The proper way to use “STOP” and “SLOW” signs including where to stand safely while holding them
  • What it means to work as a flagger
  • Safety rules and practices
  • How to use flagger safety equipment
  • Basic principles of traffic control such as:
    • Spacing
    • Tapers
    • Being visible to other drivers
  • The skills of great flaggers


Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites needed to attend this course. Students must be able to verbally communicate with the instructor in the primary language of the training


Class Materials: This course consists of several different components which include powerpoint presentations, lecture, real-life case studies, class discussion, and hands-on demonstration.


Course Length: 4 hours not including breaks and lunch hour

Schedule this class

27nov(nov 27)8:49 am31dec(dec 31)12:49 amEvent Over4-HOUR FLAGGING TRAINING