Flagger Safety Hazards

Human Flagger directing traffic with a handheld traffic control sign that reads "slow".

Flaggers have one of the most dangerous jobs in the country. Even if a Flagger has the best training and is paying attention to what is going on around them at all times, they still put their lives in danger every day to direct traffic in work zones and make conditions safer for workers and drivers. Here are three of the most common risks to Flaggers on the job.

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