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This online course satisfies the training and retraining requirements for the OSHA 29 CFR § 1926.203 Standards in conjunction with the published standards of the "Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices" or "MUTCD".
Who must take this course?
OSHA requires construction employers to provide safety training to each individual working in a roadway construction work zone.
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It will take a MINIMUM of 2 hours to complete this Construction Roadway Temporary Traffic Control Safety training online course. The student may log on and off as needed. A bookmark will be set so when they log back in they will return to where they left off.
Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a printable Construction Roadway Temporary Traffic Control training certificate and wallet card.
We have no restrictions on how long a person takes to complete a course.
Likewise, if you are purchasing for others, we have no time limit on assigning courses. So you can purchase a larger quantity then you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.
Each student will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.
Our Construction Roadway Temporary Traffic Control course consists of content, audio, graphics, self check questions and a final exam.
In this course, we focus is on one part of the MUTCD regulations, Part 6: Temporary Traffic Control. This part outlines specific regulations relating to temporary traffic control during roadway construction.
Specific topics covered in this course include:
- About This Course
- Course Objectives
- Why Are Regulations Important?
- Key Regulations
- Safety Responsibilities: Employers
- Safety Responsibilities: Employees
- Safety Responsibilities: Roadway Users
- Fundamental Principles of Temporary Traffic Control (TTC)
- TTC Principle 1: Plan Ahead
- TTC Principle 2: Ensure Traffic Flow
- TTC Principle 3: Clearly Guide Roadway Users
- TTC Principle 4: Routinely Inspect Traffic Control Devices
- TTC Principle 5: Maintain Roadside Safety
- TTC Principle 6: Provide Appropriate Training
- TTC Principle 7: Maintain Good Public Relations
- TTC Principle 8: Add and Remove TTC Devices on a Timely Basis
- Key Components of a TTC Zone
- The Advance Warning Area
- Advance Warning Area: Freeways and Urban Roadways
- Advance Warning Area: Rural Roadways
- The Transition Area
- The Activity Area
- The Activity Area: Longitudinal Buffer Space
- The Activity Area: Lateral Buffer Space
- Termination Area
- The Roadway Taper
- Types of Tapers
- Determining Taper Length
- The TTC Plan
- MUTCD Typical Applications
- Using the Typical Applications
- Other considerations
- Qualifications for Flaggers
- High-visibility Safety Apparel for Flaggers
- The STOP-SLOW Paddle
- Automated Flagger Assistance Devices
- Hand-Signaling with a STOP-SLOW Paddle
- Hand-Signaling with a Flag
- Flagger Stations
- Devices Used in the TTC Zone
- Portable and Changeable Message Signs
- Arrow Displays
- Channelizing Devices
- Pavement Markings
- Other Devices Used in the TTC Zone
- Additional Resources
OSHA has not specified any time frame for required retraining or recertification. Since there is no OSHA standard dealing with this specific hazard the OSH Act general duty clause, section 5(a)(1), 29 U.S.C. 654(b)(1) defines the standard which provides that:
(a) Each employer -
(1) shall furnish to each of his employees employment and a place of employment which are free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to his employees.
A recognized hazard is a danger recognized by the employer's industry or industry in general, by the employer, or by common sense. The general duty clause does not apply if there is an OSHA standard dealing with the hazard, unless the employer knows that the standard does not adequately address the hazard.