ATSSA Flagger Certification

Event Start Date: 1/31/2023 7:30 AM

Event End Date: 1/31/2023 11:30 AM

Event Locations
TJ @ Client Site

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The American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) Flagger course teaches you to recognize the hazards faced when working as a workzone flagger and to properly perform the duties of a flagger.

Flagging is a critical job on a construction site. It is dangerous and stressful, with crews working mere feet from moving traffic. As a Flagger it is your responsibility to decrease risks to the entire construction crew and to the public as much as possible.

Topics include proper flagger equipment, when and where to apply flagger applications, and how to safely and effectively perform ATSSA flagger signals and duties. ATSSA is a recognized certification by the Department of Transportation and the course content follows the most recent Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD). This course satisfies Federal, State (Illinois) and Local flagger certification requirements.

If you work outside of Illinois, please verify if your state requires any additional certifications.

By the end of this course, participants will be able to: 

  • Recognize flagger workzone hazards 
  • Identify proper flagger equipment
  • Perform National ATSSA Flagger hand signals
  • Perform National ATSSA Flagging signals

Target Audience:  Construction Laborers, and anyone managing or working as a traffic flagger.

Language:   This course is taught in English.   It is also offered in Spanish. For Spanish language date availability, please see - ATSSA Flagger/Work Zone Hazard Training Spanish

Prerequisites:   Must have a current Illinois State Driver’s License or State issued ID card

Minimum Class Size:   3

Maximum Class Size:  15

Course Length:   4 hours

Format:  Lecture, Discussion,  Audio/Visual, Hands-on Exercises

Exam(s):  Written, Practical

Documentation:  ATSSA Flagger Workbook, ATSSA Flagger Handbook, ATTSA Flagger Certification ID card

Card Renewal:   4 years

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