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Flagger Safety (Signaling and Flaggers, Traffic Control)

Top photo: Roadside memorial with a cross and two traffic cones; Bottom photo: Man in hard hat and vest holding a traffic control sign that reads 'Slow' while a small blue SUV drives past. Captions: It's not about the rules. It's about people's lives! Being visible in daylight is just as important as being visible at night.Flaggers (also known as Traffic Controllers), have a vast knowledge in road work safety and with that comes the responsibility to ensure safety to themselves, fellow workers, motorists, bicyclists and pedestrians. Flaggers also have to ensure that traffic moves safely and quickly, while allowing workers to do their jobs.

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