Construction zones near public motorized vehicle access can pose significant risk to the public and employees. Without proper protection of work areas and traffic control devices, work zones are exposed to dangerous. According to an OSHA Fact Sheet (2005), “transportation incidents and workers struck by vehicles are responsible for the highest number of fatal work injuries,” per data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Flagger and Cone Safety is an all-new course in the Water Industry and OSHA catalogs that highlights concerns for work zone traffic control and flagger safety. Using engaging videos and up-to-date information, this course teaches flagger roles and responsibilities for jobs close to traffic.