Video: Work Zones (WZ)

 

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Flagging Operations and Procedures 2014

 

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Advance Warning (Flashing) Arrow Panels: Positive Guidance (TC113)
FHWA (25 minutes)
Covers the basic design and use of this very effective device, with a strong emphasis on application and placement. Included is information on specifications, power supplies, when and where to use, proper positioning, and cost and maintenance procedures.
Suggested audience: urban municipal planners and engineers.

Flagging Fundamentals: 6 Steps to Safety (SA463)
ARTBA (American Road & Transportation Builders Association) (20 minutes)
Provides the latest information to revitalize flagging training programs with information from the most recent federal and industry standards. By focusing on six steps to safe flagging operations, the video is an excellent tool to refresh flaggers who may need to sharpen their skills and remember the basics of flagging operations. Available in both English and Spanish on the same DVD, or in a downloadable format. The program also includes assessment questions so instructors can ascertain the knowledge gained by their trainees.
Suggested audience: highway and public works officials, managers and crew.

Flaggers: Guardians of the Work Zone (SW 484)
Transportation Cabinet; Kentucky Transportation Center, University of Kentucky (16 Minutes)      
Safe and effective flagging operations are presented. The video covers basic flagging skills and operations for single flagger, two flaggers, one flagger/one way, emergency situations, and nighttime flagging.
Suggested Audience: Highway Superintendents, Foremen & Crews

Flagging Operations and Procedures© (TC167)
North Carolina Department of Highways and Public Transportation (23 minutes)
Covers the importance of proper advance warning of work zone areas and the responsibilities of flaggers. The skills of stopping, releasing, and slowing traffic are demonstrated using six different flagging situations.
Suggested audience: highway and public works officials, supervisors, crews, flaggers and safety officials.

Flagging in the Work Zone - Safety in Your Hands (TC436)
FHWA (10 minutes)
Basic principals and procedures of flagging. The actual requirements for traffic control devices will vary based upon requirements outlined in the MUTCD.
Suggested audience: highway and public works officials, supervisors, crews, flaggers and safety
officials.

Highway Work Zone Safety - One Step From Death (TC383)
Iowa State University for Iowa Department of Transportation / FHWA (11 minutes)
Five accident simulations based on typical safety problems found in highway work zones.
Suggested audience: highway and public works officials, engineers, and crews.

Nighttime Traffic Control in Work Zones (TC121)
ATSSA (18 minutes)
Explores the factors that make work zones more dangerous at night and the techniques and devices that make them safer.
Suggested audience: highway superintendents and crews.

Thin Orange Line, Parts 1 & 2 (TC267)
ATSSA (38 minutes)
The need for a traffic control plan, personnel responsibilities, and condition, maintenance, and inspection of traffic control. Part 1 reviews rules, regulations, and principles of work zone traffic control. Part 2 covers how to inspect a work zone for problems.
Suggested audience: highway and public works officials, supervisors, and inspectors.

Traffic Control for Urban and Utility Workers (TC126)
ATSSA (55 minutes)
This two-part video emphasizes urban and utility work zones. It is useful in training workers who install and maintain traffic control for short-term work zones in urban locations.
Suggested audience: flaggers and safety officials.

Work Zone Safety for Rural Local Agencies (TC112)
FHWA (1 hour 42 minutes)
Consists of several sections: traffic control devices, traffic control zones, typical applications, flagging, and legal liability. Sections can be viewed separately.
Suggested audience: highway officials with rural or low-volume roads.

Traffic Plan to Live By, A: Unattended Work Sites© (TC206)
TECS (14 minutes)

Traffic Plan to Live By, A: City Maintenance Operations© (TC210)
TECS (16 minutes)
This series is excellent for both rural and urban audiences. Each video focuses on a different area of traffic control, using the four-step PLAN method: preview, layout, analyze, and navigate.
Suggested audience: highway and public works officials, and crews.

Traffic Plan to Live By, A: Intersection Work© (TC207)
TECS (12 minutes)

Traffic Plan to Live By, A: Introduction to Low Speed Lane Closures© (TC203)
TECS (15 minutes)

Traffic Plan to Live By, A: Introduction to Low Speed Traffic Control© (TC202)
TECS (15 minutes)

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