Flagging Safety

  • Classroom

This training reviews recognition of traffic hazards, specific code requirements for traffic control equipment, proper set up and removal of traffic control zones, and the use of the W.A.T.C.H. Manual to properly control traffic. Participants will gain knowledge of flagging regulations, flagging equipment requirements, flagging techniques, one direction traffic control, emergency vehicle procedures, accidents, and hostile drivers. Demonstration of proficiency will be conducted at the conclusion of this training. Regulation Cal-OSHA Construction Safety Orders 1599.

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate, please contact the California JPIA training division by email, training@cjpia.org, within two business days of the training date, noting that the Authority is closed on Fridays. 

Topics Covered

  • Understanding the Need (and Requirements) to Protect the Driving Public and Work Zone Crews
  • Learning Why Fatalities Occur at Work Zones
  • The Use of Flags And Paddles to Safely Control Vehicle Movements in Accordance with State and Federal Guidelines
  • Liability Issues and Actions to Reduce Risk of Personal Injury and Agency Liability


4 hours




As Needed

Who Should Attend:

Employees Who Are Responsible For Traffic Control