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Basic Work Zone

Southeastern Chapter National Safety Council Training Facility Irmo, SC

Address: 421 Mission Court

Starts : 10/29/2020 at 09:00 AM

Ends : 10/29/2020 at 04:00 PM

Course Description

Member: $145

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Non-Member: $175

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Controlling traffic through work areas is one of the most important -- and dangerous -- operations in construction maintenance. The Basic Work Zone course is an introduction to work zone set up, focusing on specific requirements from the MUTCD and the SCDOT Standard Drawings/SCDOT Work Zone Safety Handbook. Who should attend? Individuals with safety and health responsibilities in highway and street construction; bridge, tunnel, water or sewer construction; concrete, utilities, or paving industries; state transportation, and county or municipal street/public works departments. The course covers: • How to recognize and utilize the federal guidelines in The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) • How to recognize the parts of a temporary traffic control zone • The different types of tapers and how to set them up • The different types of temporary traffic control devices and how to set up basic work zones based on the MUTCD and SCDOT guidelines • Mobile Operations MUTCD and SCDOT requirements • Flagging Operations MUTCD and SCDOT requirements • Worker Safety requirements Attendees participate in tabletop exercises to practice setting up temporary work zones. Previous Work Zone Experience is NOT Required to attend this course. Completion of the course and passing exam grade are required for a certificate of completion. This is an 8-hour course.