What does flagging mean in road construction?
A traffic control flagger is a government agency or construction company employee who controls vehicle traffic flow around construction sites. They do so with the help of special equipment, such as traffic cones, warning signs and barricades.
Is flagging a difficult job?
Like many construction jobs, a flagger has to be alert and focused at all times because the job can be dangerous. It's also important for these workers to keep their safety gear on at all times.
Should a flagger have a sense of responsibility?
Because they are responsible for road user safety, and because they make frequent contact with the public, flaggers should have the following minimum qualifications: A. Sense of responsibility for the safety of the public and the workers; B. Adequate training in safe temporary traffic control practices; C.
How do flaggers communicate?
Basic flagger equipment is the STOP/SLOW paddle and the flag. At times, you may need a two-way radio to communicate with another flagger at the other end of the work area, and an air horn to alert workers to emergencies. The STOP/SLOW paddle is your primary hand- signaling device.
What does flagging risk mean?
Risk Flag allows users to quickly identify patients at risk
Each patient may be assigned a 'Risk Flag' in CAREFUL, along with a description of that risk. Risk flags are designed for organisations as general warning signs. The Risk Flag can be: Red. Amber.