NCSH 461 Work Zone Safety

A Keene State College Safety Education Center Course. 

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Course Description:This 7-hour class is intended for supervisors, crew leaders, inspectors, safety professionals and employees who will establish, oversee or work in temporary traffic control zones on roads, for utility/ construction/ maintenance work (from a few hours to a few days).  This course focuses on field application of the 2009 Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) Typical Applications (TAs) and related traffic control plans.  Course participants will receive a printed copy of the 2009 MUTCD parts 1, 5, and 6 plus a pocket guide, course hand-outs and certificate of completion.

Topics include: anticipating needs and providing clear, positive guidance for safe passage through a work zone for drivers, pedestrians, bicyclists, motorcyclists and handicapped persons; MUTCD standards, guidelines and options; performing a work zone hazard assessment; setting up and removing temporary traffic control; advance warning signs; determining need for flaggers and proper deployment; inspecting stop/slow paddles, lighted wands, retro-reflective signs and related equipment; selecting proper ANSI/ISEA 107-compliant high visibility safety apparel based on lighting and weather conditions; working effectively with law enforcement personnel; cones, barrels and channelizing devices; minimum safe sight lines and stopping distances; identifying field conditions that require modifications of typical applications; interpreting a traffic control plan and adaptations(s); internal traffic control plans; creating a work zone inspection log.

NOTE: Training primarily focuses on roads in cities and towns.

On-Site Training: On-site training provides a flexible schedule – convenient & affordable, customized training, and location of your choice. Visit to access a Contract Request Form or contact the OSHA Education Center.

Days: 1 |  Credits: 0.7 CEUs  |  $295

Course Section Date Location
NCSH-461-N6OL June 10, 2021 ONLINE
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