This training has been approved by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) to qualify you as a “Qualified Flagger” in accordance with the requirements contained within TxDOT’s Specification Item 7 “Legal Relations and Responsibilities,” and Specification Item 502 “Barricades, Signs and Traffic Handling.” This course is intended for individuals who will be performing or engaging in flagger duties on construction/maintenance projects. The course will provide a better understanding of the importance and duties involved with flagging on a project. Individuals successfully completing this course will receive a Qualified Flagger wallet card valid for a period of three years.
• Understand the requirements of the Texas Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (TMUTCD) on flagging operations
• List proper personal protective equipment for flagging
• Describe the typical flagging positions
• Demonstrate proper flagging procedures using the STOP.SLOW paddle, the flag and the flashlight