On Site Traffic Control Tips Safety

On Site Traffic Control Tips

When it comes to working around vehicles, traffic, and around highly congested areas, there are some key things to do and watch for:

  • High visibility clothing is required at all times (CSA Z96-15 standard recommended).
    • Vests
    • Coveralls
    • Stripes
    • Hard hats
  • Housekeeping needs to be maintained to avoid slips, trips, and falls, as well to maintain safe access and egress
  • Signage is up and obeyed
  • Painted lines are touched up as required
  • Ensure all traffic will move safely through the site
  • If there is a risk of accident, have traffic control in place—pylons, cones, flags, or a have a flagger directing traffic
  • If possible, avoid driving in reverse on sites
  • If unavoidable, have audible reverse alarms
  • Ensure all vehicles have a walk around inspection done daily to ensure lights, signals and horns work