Work Zone Safety

Lowcountry

When: Nov 16, 2021

35 Spots remaining

SCDOT should not register for this workshop. If you need Work Zone training for SCDOT employees,
please contact Shae Robinson, chandr3@clemson.edu

Work Zone Safety Training is designed to teach utility, county, municipal, and contractor employees, 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.

This is a qualification courses that meets the MUTCD requirements. This course is not ATSSA certification, if you are interested in the ATSSA certification course, please email t3s@clemson.edu with your agency, number of employees to train and contact information.

Speaker Bio

Todd Morrison, P.E., is a Technology Transfer Engineer with the Kentucky Local Technical Assistance Program, at the University of Kentucky. He retired from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet after serving in the Divisions of Construction, Maintenance and Traffic. At the Cabinet, he worked with environmental, work zone, pavement, construction and maintenance concerns as an Environmental Coordinator, Maintenance/Traffic Engineer, Resident/Construction Engineer, Area Engineer, and as a Branch Manager for Operations. Recently he served for two years as Kentucky’s Safety Circuit Rider helping local agencies identify low cost improvements to reduce crashes.

Schedule

Class check-in will begin at 7:45am, with instruction beginning promptly at 8:00am and adjourning around 4:30pm. Lunch will be provided along with a morning and afternoon break.

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

Course Fee

The registration fee for the workshop is $195.00 per person. All South Carolina city, county, or state employees receive a LTAP scholarship registration fee of $95.00. The fee includes course materials, break refreshments, and lunch.

This course has a maximum of 35 students, and will be capped at this number. Advanced registration is encouraged so that an accurate estimate of the number of workshop participants can be obtained.  Workshops with low advanced registration will be subject to cancellation.

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.

Payment Policy

Payment must be received no later than 5 business days prior to the workshop. If your registration payment is not received by then, you will not be guaranteed your slot in the class.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel your registration more than 72 hours before a class, your registration fee will be refunded, less a $35 processing fee. If you do not cancel before the 72 hour deadline your registration fee will not be refunded. You may send a substitute in your place, provided that you inform us of the substitute’s name no later than 24 hours before the training.  No-shows will not have their registration fee refunded.

If you have questions regarding workshop registration please email Shae Robinson or call 864-656-4183.

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