Event:

Work Zone Safety Training – Maintenance

When:

Jan 27, 2015 - Jan 28, 2015

Where:

Sandhill REC, Lake House

900 Clemson Road

Columbia, SC

Course Description: 
Work Zone Safety Training is a two-day course designed to teach utility, county, municipal, and contractor supervisors, foremen, and engineers the basics of Work Zone Traffic Control.  The course covers the parts of a temporary traffic control zone, the five different tapers and how to calculate their lengths, all SCDOT approved traffic control devices, mobile operations, flagging, worker/ equipment safety, and steps to minimize litigation.  The focus for this course is short-term, daytime operations which last no longer than one work shift.

Course Instructor: 
Wilma Magyar is currently the instructor for the South Carolina Department of Transportation Work Zone Training Program. She is primarily responsible for the development of course materials currently used for SCDOT maintenance and construction personnel in work zone training. She is a certified ATSSA Work Zone Traffic Control and Flagging Instructor, Certified OSHA 10 Hour Road Way Construction Instructor, SC National Safety Council Instructor for First Aid/CPR/AED as well as conducting job site and traffic control assessments throughout the southeast and internationally. She has extensive background in safety, risk management, compliance and loss control management.  Previously, Ms. Magyar was the Safety and Risk Manager for Wilbur Smith & Associates where she was responsible for developing and implementing safety and quality assessment programs in pre-planning through construction phases targeting overall project efficiency and minimizing worker’s compensation claims.

Agenda:
1. Introduction
2. Crash Statistics
3. Parts of a TTC Zone
4. Tapers
5. Temporary Traffic Control Devices
6. Flagging
7. Worker & Equipment Safety
8. Work Zone Issues
9. Minimizing Litigation

 

Schedule: 
Class registration is from 8:00-8:30. The class will begin at 8:30. Lunch will be provided. We should adjourn around 3:00pm.

Who Should Attend: 
This course is best suited for county, city, and utility personnel who are responsible for establishing traffic controls through short-term utility and maintenance work areas.

Course Fee: 
The registration fee for the two-day workshop is $195.00 per person. All South Carolina city, county, or state employees receive a LTAP scholarship registration fee of $100.00 per person. The fee includes course materials, break refreshments, and the noon luncheon.

Advance registration is encouraged so that an accurate estimate of the number of workshop participants can be obtained. Workshops with low advance registration will be subject to cancellation.