ATSSA Flagging Certification

 

ATSSA’s nationally recognized training program provides the skills you need

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Work Zone

Learn the requirements of a proper work zone layout and a Flagging Station.

Charateristics of a Flagger (including clothing and equipment).

Traffic Control

Learn one-lane, two-way traffic control techniques.

Learn about typical lane closures senarios and standard flagger practicesfor various situations.

Problem Solvers

Understand why proper flagger operations are important.

Learn to handle emergency situations and hostile drivers.

Hand signaling procedures.

What's In Your Tool Box?

Become a flagger and add proper methods and flagger operations to your Skill Set.

Boost your employability and persue a Traffic Control Technician or Traffic Control Supervisor certification.

 

Work Zone Crash Frequency

On average, in 2015:

  • A work zone crash occurred once every 5.4 minutes.
  • Every day, 70 work zone crashes occurred that resulted in at least one injury.
  • Every week, 12 work zone crashes occurred that resulted in at least one fatality.
  • This distribution is very similar to non-work zone crashes.
  • 2015 Work Zone Crash Severity – Property Damage Only 73% 73%
  • 2015 Work Zone Crash Severity – Fatal 0.7% 0.7%
  • 2015 Work Zone Crash Severity – Injury 26.4% 26.4%
  • 2015 Non-Work Zone Crash Severity – Property Damage Only 72.2% 72.2%
  • 2015 Non-Work Zone Crash Severity – Fatal .05% .05%
If fatalities occurred in work zone crashes at the same rate as non-work zone crashes, that would mean a total of 164 lives saved in 2015. Source: U.S. Dept of Transportation.

ATSSA

American Traffic Safety Services Association represents the road safety, traffic safety, and highway safety industry with effective legislative advocacy, traffic control safety training, and a far-reaching member partnership. Learn more at ATSSA.com