Traffic Control Person Hip Guide

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Pre-Job Meeting Checklist

  • Introduce yourself.
  • State your experience level.
  • Review the traffic control plan.
  • Confirm name and contact information of the TCS.
  • Review work activities, including the type and amount of equipment on site.
  • Note the location of stored materials, staging areas and overhead or underground utilities.
  • Identify a safe location for directing traffic.
  • Confirm signals between TCPs, workers, and equipment operators.
  • Speak up if you are not familiar with on-site equipment.
  • Inform mobile equipment operators of your control position and let them know that you will stop traffic only when safe to do so.
  • Review emergency stop procedures.
  • Confirm the name and contact information of the first aid attendant.
  • Confirm the location of the first aid station, nearest hospital, or medical facility.
  • If working alone confirm who will do person checks and the procedures that will be followed if you cannot be contacted.
  • Ensure that you have the necessary PPE.
  • Stretch and warm up prior to the start of your shift.