What Are OSHA’s Flagger Requirements?

A flagger in a yellow-green reflective vest holds a stop/slow sign while directing traffic on a suburban road.

In 1924, the American Association of State Highway Officials created a report detailing various caution signs across the country. That report would become part of the very first traffic guide.

The Manual on Uniform Traffic Devices (MUTCD) was first published in 1935. Since then, it has gone through many editions. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) refers to the latest MUTCD for road work safety regulations.Continue reading