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Construction Signs, Signals, and Barricades

Online Training Certification Course

29 CFR 1926 Subpart G

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Signs, Signals, and Barricades Construction online training prevents serious injuries and fatal accidents when working in a roadway construction work zone.

Roadway work zones are hazardous places, for both those who work within them and those who must drive through them. With an average of over 120 work-related deaths occurring at road construction sites each year, the use of signs, signals, and barricades is critically important.

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This OSHA Signs, Signals, and Barricades training is designed for anyone whose actions may affect safety in the TTC zone. The MUTCD states that everyone "from upper-level management through field workers" should be trained on subjects that will help the individuals make safe decisions in their work role.

This online certification course meets the requirements set forth by OSHA for the Signs, Signals, and Barricades in Construction Standard.

Case Study: While disassembling a lattice boom on a truck-mounted crane, a 37-year-old carpenter’s helper was fatally injured on January 30, 2006. Employees, including the victim, we trying to remove pins securing a 40-foot center section of the crane to the base boom section. Once the second bottom pin was dislodged, the boom fell. The victim was hit by the boom, which pinned him to the ground. Employees called 911 right away and tried to use a nearby crane to lift the boom off the man. EMS arrived about five minutes after the call and attempted resuscitation unsuccessfully. The man was taken to the hospital and later pronounced dead.

Key Takeaway: To avoid accidents like this, employers must always follow manufacturer’s safety recommendations when working on cranes. Every employee working on assembling or disassembling cranes must be properly trained on safety procedures. Employers must also call pre-work safety meetings, identify hazards, as well as implement and enforce safety plans.

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Governing Regulations

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA, an agency of the U.S. Department of Labor, is charged with the enforcement of safety and health conditions of workers through the use of regulations published in the Code of Federal Regulations. OSHA regulations are published in Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations. Part 1926 covers construction industry regulations. This online training course references the Signs, Signals, and Barricades in Construction Standard, located in OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart G.

What You'll Learn

    Introduction to Signs, Signals, and Barricades
  • Key Regulations
  • Statistics
  • Key Terms
  • Safety Responsibilities: Employers
  • Safety Responsibilities: Employees
    Accident Prevention Signs and Tags
  • Danger and Caution Signs
  • Exit, Safety Instruction, Directional Signs, and Traffic Control Signs and Devices
  • Accident Prevention Tags
  • Do Not Start Tags
  • Danger Tags
  • Caution Tags
  • Out of Order Tags
  • Radiation Tags
  • Biological Hazard Tags
  • Additional Rules
  • Safety Headers
  • Safety Symbols
  • Sign Legends
    Traffic Control Signs and Devices
  • 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
  • Flaggers
  • 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
    Crane and Hoist Signals
  • Signalperson Responsibilities
  • Crane Operator Responsibilities
  • Standard Hand Signals
  • Hand Signal Definitions
    Additional Resources

It will take a MINIMUM of 2 hours to complete this 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.

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 than you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.

Employers are responsible for employee safety during roadway construction projects. Employers are responsible for training new personnel before assigning them to tasks that may expose them to hazards such as roadway work zones.

To ensure compliance with worker safety in roadway workzones, safety training must be conducted whenever necessary to maintain a working environment free from recognized hazards. According to the MUTCD, each person whose actions affect roadway work zone safety should receive training appropriate to the required job descriptions. This online certification course meets these training requirements.

Each student will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.



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