OSHA Safety Pro: MUTCD Work Zone Traffic Control
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OSHA Safety Pro: MUTCD Work Zone Traffic Control

The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices: Road Sign Placement, Flaggers, Signs, and Proper Hand & Arm Signals
4.5 (151 ratings)
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1,345 students enrolled
Created by James Neil
Last updated 10/2016
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 34 mins on-demand video
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Receive a FREE and editable HSE MUTCD Works Zone Traffic Control Safety Manual complete with forms, training records, a safety committee program, and an incident investigation program.
  • Instill confidence in your management, and in drivers on the road, showing them that you can be trusted in keeping human lives safe in the work zone and on the road through a proficient level of execution of proper hand, arm, sign and flag signals. A crucial part of keeping lives safe as workers operate near or on a road, and keeping drivers safe as they transit through the work zone, this course will enable you to be a hero through prevention while both working on a job site near a motorway, and keeping drivers on the road safe as they transit through the work zone.
  • Provide their company or client with custom written safety program that the student may edit.
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Requirements
  • Bring a desire to learn a course designed to be quick and efficient yet saturated with content designed to be retained in memory.
Description

Receive a FREE and editable HSE Work Zone Traffic Control Safety Manual complete with forms, training records, a safety committee program, and an incident investigation program (Located in lecture 5).

Instill confidence in your management, and in drivers on the road, showing them that you can be trusted in keeping human lives safe in the work zone and on the road through a proficient level of execution of proper hand, arm, sign and flag signals.  A crucial part of keeping lives safe as workers operate near or on a road, and keeping drivers safe as they transit through the work zone, this course will enable you to be a hero through prevention while both working on a job site near a motorway, and keeping drivers on the road safe as they transit through the work zone. 

Learn the 4 phases of work zone traffic control sign placement.

Impact the road and job site around you through the proper execution of combined paddle sign, flag, and hand and arm signals.

Use this course to level up your career, start a new career in safety, or impress management, clients, potential clients, and colleagues.

Once enrolled, this course is yours to keep, replicate, and distribute as you wish. You can even put YOUR name on it.

Who is the target audience?
  • Construction workers, transport and big rig operators, city employees, public safety officers and officials.
  • Day to day drivers who find themselves constantly transiting through work and construction zones.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Intro to Work Zone Traffic Control & Safety, The M.U.T.C.D, and Signs & Hazards
5 Lectures 13:11

Appreciate the standards that exist within the MUTCD, and how it can enable us, as safety minded motivators, to become heroes through preventing deadly and costly accidents.  

Introduction. The MUTCD Work Zone Traffic Control Standard & OSHA Law.
01:50

Identify what M.U.T.C.D stands for.

The M.U.T.C.D.
1 question

Solid examples of who uses the M.U.T.C.D. and 'why?'. 

Who Uses The M.U.T.C.D. & How
01:45

Prove that you have what it takes by implementing a simple method, described in this lecture, of conducting the hazard analysis' that should be done prior to the start of ANY job. Be the hero through prevention, and save lives and pain by implementing this simple method. 

Job Hazard Analysis and The OSHA Law
02:22

Impact the people and world around you with these resources. Identify the proper phases of traffic control sign placement. Impress management by mentoring your peers on how to properly render a work zone, on or near a road, 'safe'. 

4 Phases of sign placement. Impress your boss or client with these resources.
05:40

Work Zone Warning Signs
1 question

Enable yourself to greatness with the resources given in this course and lecture. Learn how a simple piece of paper, given to you in this lecture, can change people's perspective on safety, compliance, and your ability to perform and impress on the job. Use it to save lives, instill confidence in your management, and keep your job safe!

Download the resources attached to this lecture.

Pocket size resources and how to use them to LEVEL UP at your place of business.
01:34

The method for identifying hazards that may exist on the job prior to your exposure to them.

Hazards of the Job
1 question
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Signs & Flaggers
9 Lectures 13:36

Understand the proper use of hand-held caution signs and flags. 

The difference between paddle signs and flag signals.
01:59

Understand why it is important to use proper hand & arm signals in conjunction with the correct signs and flags. 

Instructor's Summary on Using Signs & Flags
01:05

Students will learn how to incorporate the proper and clear hand and arm signals required when using paddle signs.

Using the Paddle Sign
01:20

Understand the value of your life and the lives of those around you and how a simple hand & arm signal can enable you to be that hero through prevention, as you operate in that roadside construction zone.

Use Those Hands & Arms
00:51

No race car flags allowed. Why would you want cars racing through your work zone placing your life and the lives of your colleagues at risk anyway? Understand the proper execution of the signal flag, and display to those around you your high-level of safety expertise.

Using the Signal Flag
01:49

Gain a clear understanding of proper use of the 'Caution' flag.

A detailed summary of the previous lecture. 

Instructor's Summary for This Lecture
01:03

Learn the proper appearance and dimensions of the signal flag.

Flag Dimensions
00:51

Locations where you can acquire your own M.U.T.C.D. 

Guess what...you can also just download it here.

Need an M.U.T.C.D.?
01:52

Save lives and positively impact your work zone with these solid tips on how to keep you and your colleagues safe from traffic in your work zone and keeping the traffic safe and smooth as it transits through.

Traffic Control
02:46
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Distracted & Texting While Driving Awareness
2 Lectures 07:17

Using this video from the US Department of Labor, OSHA, understand the dangers and save lives, maybe even yours and your family's, by comprehending the dangers of texting while driving. NO TEXT MESSAGE is worth your life or the life of another hard working person. 

Texting & Driving Danger Awareness
03:39

Its your time to shine!! Here is a wrap up of the course content and resources for you to use however you like. 

Conclusion and thank you! Check out these downloadable resources.
03:38
About the Instructor
James Neil
4.5 Average rating
1,284 Reviews
7,804 Students
7 Courses
Health & Safety Official

James is a Health & Safety officer who brings almost 20 years of military, government, and private sector health and safety experience to the Udemy community. 

James has conducted several overseas mission trips as well as operational deployments with the military and government.

James has developed multiple company safety programs and implemented dozens of health and safety policies.  James now brings a wealth of safety instruction conducted in the field on job sites, to you here for your convenience. 

No need to travel to a third party location for training. 

Trained and certified at Texas A&M University's Engineering Extension Service in San Antonio Texas, James holds numerous certificates in General and Construction Industry Safety from the OSHA Training Institute. 

James has conducted  missionary work to countries such as Burma, Thailand, Mexico, Belize, and Libya.

Seeing the value of each individual's life, and the families that count on them to come home, James wishes to take his experience and share it for the greater good. 

In addition to Health & Safety James is a veteran of the US Army with almost 20 years of service to the U.S. James is also a tactical firearms and driving instructor, combining his safety instructor and tactical experience in developing course curriculum.