When

February 20, 2019  —  February 21, 2019

Location

7301 B Boydton Plank Road
Petersburg, VA 23803

Contact Hours

13.6

Description

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.

Agenda

Day 1
8:00 am: Registration (Continental Breakfast)
8:15 am: Introduction
Liability and Risk;
Human Factors;
Manuals and References; Work Zone Types, Durations, and Component Parts
Noon: Lunch (provided)
12:30 pm: Work Zone Types, Durations, and Component Parts Temporary Traffic Control Devices; Worker, Flagger, and Pedestrian Safety
4:00 pm: Closing remarks/questions Adjourn

Day 2
8:00 am: Continental breakfast
8:15 am: Pedestrian Safety; Building Work Zone Skills & Mobile Operations; Making Adjustments to Temporary Traffic Control
Noon: Lunch (provided)
12:30 pm: Law Enforcement in Work Zones & Documentation; New TTC Figures; Group Exercise
3:00 pm: Evaluation & Exam (90 minutes)
4:00 pm: Adjourn

Instructor

Katherine (“Kathy”) Hinson

Katherine (“Kathy”) Hinson is sole proprietor of A Kathy Hinson Training, which is S.W.a.M. and Micro-Business certified. She has over 29 years of experience working in the transportation industry. Kathy is a VDOT-certified instructor for the VDOT Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Work Zone Traffic Control curricula. Kathy is certified by the American Traffic and Safety Services Association (ATSSA) as a Traffic Control Supervisor. She holds Department of Environmental Quality certification as an Erosion and Sediment Control Inspector,  VDOT-certifications for Flagger Instructor and Inspector for construction and maintenance projects. In addition, through a partnership with VDOT and the Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance (VTCA), Kathy has conducted work zone safety awareness training in Virginia high school driver’s education classes for over 6 years.  She also has previously served for ten years a certified arborist and professional  member of the International Society of Arboriculture.

Who Should Attend

Individuals involved in construction-type activities who supervise field personnel who have responsibility for placement of and/or maintenance of work zone traffic control devices, including inspection personnel, contractor supervisors, and public works supervisory personnel.

Registration and Payment

The following registration fees cover the session, all course materials and meals:

Local Government: $150.00
State/Federal: $250.00
Private Industry: $385.00

Click here for UVA TTA's general registration information, cancellation policy, and refund policy. UVA TTA accepts the following credit cards: American Express, VISA, MasterCard, and Discover. Credit card information cannot be taken over the phone. Alternatively, after registering you can print out a voucher to send in with your payment. After you have completed the transaction you will receive an automatically generated email confirming registration and payment if applicable. Final confirmation and instructions will be sent out during the week prior to the class date.

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