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2020, 3-18-20 Traffic Safety, Littleton
Littleton Police Department
500 Great Road
Littleton, MA 01460
Wednesday, March 18, 2020, 8:15 AM - 12:30 PM EDT
Category: Events


Work Zone Safety

An Overview of Temporary Traffic Control and Safety for Water & Wastewater Workers


MWWA Course Seminar (Course ID # MWWA 20-003) MA Wastewater BC-2020-3552

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health reports that there are roughly 20,000 workers injured each year in construction site traffic incidents.

Join instructor, Catherine Schoenenberger of Stay Safe Traffic Products for a ½ day overview of what is meant by “Temporary Traffic Controls” for roadway utility projects.   The session will review the “Bible” of traffic control:  Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD) which has been adopted by the Mass. Dept. of Transportation (MADOT).  Ms. Schoenenberger will introduce attendees to the important terminology and components of a temporary traffic control area and demonstrate proper use of a variety of common types of equipment.  Examples of common water and wastewater work will be presented along with a discussion of the best traffic safety implementation strategies.

This course is approved for 3.0 TCH (Training Contact Hours) for both  MA Water and Wastewater Operators.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the “Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices” (MUTCD) that has been adopted by MassDOT.
  • Select appropriate traffic control equipment
  • Understand how to properly use traffic control equipment
  • Discuss common traffic control issues encountered on water & wastewater projects

LOCATION:     Littleton Police Department, 500 Great Road, Littleton, MA 01460

DATE:             Wednesday, March 18, 2020   POSTPONED INDEFINITELY DUE TO COVID-19


TIME:               8:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


8:15 – 8:45 AM

Registration & Introductions


8:45 – 10:15 AM

The Importance of Work Zone Safety

Key Components of the MUTCD

Flaggers vs Police:  What are the requirements?


10:15 – 10:30 AM



10:30 – 12:00 PM

Types of Traffic Control Devices and How to Properly Use the Devices

Common Traffic Control Issues on Water & Wastewater Projects and Best Strategies to Consider


12:00 –12:30 PM

Conclusions, Assessment Questions & Course Evaluations


ATTENDANCE & TCH POLICY: Participants must attend 90% of the program and complete an assessment and  session evaluation form to be eligible for TCHs.
TCHs will not be issued until full payment is received.


TO REGISTER CLICK HERE: 2020 3-18-20, Work Zone Safety, Littleton

If you would like to download the PDF of the flyer click here

Contact: Dan Laprade, [email protected], 413-883-7030