Basic Work Zone for Towing Companies
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Course Description:
The workshop provides training to improve the safety of motorists, crash victims, and incident responders during Transportation Incident Management (TIM). TIM is a systematic, planned, and coordinated use of human, institutional, mechanical, and technical resources to reduce the duration and impact of incidents, and improve safety of motorists, crash victims and responders.  Fundamental information is provided regarding Incident Management tools required to safely and effectively perform TIM duties to help create a safe work environment.  Participants will be informed on the use of basic practices for positioning and setting up the TIM area at a traffic incident while reducing risk to all.  This will include techniques and strategies regarding establishment of scene safety using temporary traffic control devices.  Basic temporary traffic control measures would include the use of cones, advance warning signs, etc.  At the conclusion of the workshop, an open-book written exam will be administered to all attendees.  A VDOT-issued certification card will be provided to each attendee who achieves a passing grade of 80% or higher.  Basic Work Zone Traffic Control/Towing is for incident responders, individuals who have direct responsibility for Transportation Incident Management. Register Here

Basic Work Zone for Spanish Speakers
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Course Description:
A medida que aumentan los volúmenes de tráfico y aumenta la necesidad de reparar y mejorar las carreteras, también aumenta la necesidad de planificar, instalar y revisar el control de tráfico de la zona de trabajo para realizar el trabajo de manera efectiva y segura. Los requisitos federales ahora instruyen a los gobiernos estatales y locales para capacitar al personal en el control del tráfico de la zona de trabajo relevante para las decisiones laborales que cada individuo debe tomar. Este Workshop proporciona capacitación necesaria para instalar correctamente las zonas de trabajo para realizar el mantenimiento diario o las operaciones a corto plazo. Se hace énfasis en los aspectos básicos del control del tráfico en la zona de trabajo, centrándose en los dispositivos de la zona de trabajo y cómo instalarlos y mantenerlos de manera efectiva. Al finalizar este Workshop, se administrará un breve examen escrito de libro abierto a todos los asistentes. Se otorgará una tarjeta de capacitación emitida por VDOT a cada asistente que logre una calificación aprobatoria del 80% o superior. Register Here

Extended Basic Work Zone – Two-Day Training
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Course Description:
This Basic Work Zone class takes place over the course of two days. It is a slower paced version of the regular one-day workshop with more class exercises for better understanding of the details of setting up work zones; and more opportunities to talk about solutions to the participants’ every day work zone issues for better understanding.

Federal requirements now instruct state and local governments to train personnel in work zone traffic control relevant to the job decisions that each individual is required to make. This workshop provides training needed to properly install and monitor work zones for construction and maintenance projects for long-term (greater than three consecutive days) operations. This course provides comprehensive training on work zone standards, guidelines, installations and removal procedures, inspection, liability, documentation and supervisory skills. Several workshops included in this course are designed to provide hands-on experience implementing and modifying temporary traffic control plans for various real-life situations. It also teaches how to recognize, analyze, correct, and document deficiencies. At the conclusion of this workshop, a short open-book written exam will be administered to all attendees. A VDOT-issued training card will be given to each attendee who achieves a passing grade of 80% or higher. Register Here


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