AFTC only provides flaggers who are certified in the techniques of traffic control, and who have passed a training course taught by one of AFTC's certified trainers. All certified Trainers have received extensive technical training Provided by the Association of General Contractors, and MUTCD, in compliance with the regulations set forth by the Department of Transportation in New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, and Massachusetts.
Some of the topics discussed include: Functions & Responsibility, Day Time/Night, Time Traffic Control, Tools, Procedures with Flags-Paddles, Sign Placement, Safety, The Do's and Don'ts, and Public Relations. In addition to class room training all flaggers, also receive additional on-the-job training from a certified trainers.
- Lime reflective SafetyVest and SafetyPants meeting the requirements of ANSI 107 Class 3.
- A white protective Hard Hat, ANSI, Type I, Class E&G
- Stop/Slow Paddles meeting MUTCD requirements.
- Identification Cards
- Nextel Radio