Training to Promote Safety and Advancement

Summit is committed to ensuring the safety and effectiveness of traffic control operations by providing comprehensive training programs for flaggers and other traffic control personnel. Our training programs are designed to ensure that all personnel understand safety protocols and procedures and provide opportunities for advancement within the flagging department.

Our training programs are led by experienced instructors with plenty of field experience. They can provide valuable insights and practical advice based on real-world experience, ensuring all personnel receive the highest quality training possible.

Summit’s training programs also offer flexibility. We understand that personnel may have varying schedules and commitments, so we provide a range of training options to accommodate their needs. Whether it’s in-person training at our facility, on-site training at a client’s location, or online training, we have options to suit every situation.

Summit flagging teams will undergo training that covers the following areas:

Flagging Procedures

Summit flagger training covers standard flagging procedures, including using flags and paddles to communicate with drivers, signaling traffic to stop or proceed, and directing traffic through work zones.

Safety Practices

Flaggers learn about safety practices and protocols, such as maintaining a safe distance from traffic, wearing high-visibility clothing, and using proper hand signals and flagging techniques

Traffic Control Devices:

Training includes instruction on the proper use and placement of traffic control devices, such as cones, barricades, signs, and signals, to ensure they effectively manage traffic flow.

Communication Skills

Summit flaggers learn practical communication skills to interact with drivers, pedestrians, and other workers in the area, including using clear and concise verbal commands and hand signals.

Emergency Procedures

Our training covers how to respond to emergencies and unexpected situations, such as accidents or equipment failures, to ensure the safety of workers and the public.

Legal Requirements

We educate our traffic flaggers on flagging operations’ legal requirements and regulations, including understanding local traffic laws and ordinances.

Practical Training

In addition to classroom instruction, Summit flaggers often receive practical training in simulated or real work zone environments to practice their skills under supervision.

Certification Exam

After completing the training, Summit flaggers must pass a certification exam to demonstrate their knowledge and proficiency in flagging procedures and safety practices.