Temporary traffic management

Cover of Guide to Temporary Traffic Management Part 7: Traffic Controllers
Guide to Temporary Traffic Management Part 7: Traffic Controllers
  • Publication no: AGTTM07-19
  • ISBN: 978-1-925854-63-3
  • Published: 10 December 2019
  • Edition: 1.0

Guide to Temporary Traffic Management Part 7: Traffic Controllers details contemporary traffic controller practices including information about training competencies, control instructions and devices.

Watch the video below for an overview of Part 7.

  • 1. Introduction
    • 1.1 Purpose
    • 1.2 Structure of AGTTM
    • 1.3 Scope of Part 7
    • 1.4 Application of Part 7 to New Zealand
    • 1.5 Definitions
  • 2. Traffic Controller Requirements
    • 2.1 Introduction to Traffic Control
    • 2.2 Authority and Accreditation
      • 2.2.1 General
      • 2.2.2 Authority of a traffic controller
      • 2.2.3 Work health and safety
      • 2.2.4 Supervising a traffic controller in training
    • 2.3 Fitness for Duty
      • 2.3.1 General
      • 2.3.2 Eyesight
      • 2.3.3 Hearing, speech and vision
      • 2.3.4 Mobility, endurance and concentration
      • 2.3.5 Learning, literacy and numeracy skills
      • 2.3.6 Character and suitability
      • 2.3.7 Site climatic conditions
      • 2.3.8 Fatigue and hydration
      • 2.3.9 Drugs and alcohol
    • 2.4 Traffic Controller’s Responsibilities
      • 2.4.1 General
      • 2.4.2 Functions of a traffic controller
      • 2.4.3 Responsibilities of a traffic controller
      • 2.4.4 Communicating effectively
      • 2.4.5 Behaviour and attitude
      • 2.4.6 Give definite and clear signals
      • 2.4.7 Breaks from traffic controller duties
    • 2.5 What to Wear
      • 2.5.1 General
      • 2.5.2 Clothing to comply with standards
    • 2.6 What to Use
      • 2.6.1 General
      • 2.6.2 Portable traffic control devices
      • 2.6.3 Approved equipment for manual control of traffic
      • 2.6.4 Communication devices
      • 2.6.5 Night works
      • 2.6.6 Approved hand signals for traffic controllers
      • 2.6.7 When hand signals can be used without additional equipment
      • 2.6.8 Departures from standards and innovation
    • 2.7 When a Traffic Controller Gets to the Worksite
      • 2.7.1 General
      • 2.7.2 Pre-start meeting
      • 2.7.3 Station set up and positioning
      • 2.7.4 Sight distance and sign location
    • 2.8 Performing Traffic Control
      • 2.8.1 Traffic signals
      • 2.8.2 Risk management
      • 2.8.3 Always be alert to changing conditions
    • 2.9 Traffic Control Station Operation
      • 2.9.1 General
      • 2.9.2 Queue monitoring
      • 2.9.3 Changing hand-held STOP / SLOW bat
      • 2.9.4 Periods of darkness
      • 2.9.5 What to watch
      • 2.9.6 Two lanes, two-way roads
      • 2.9.7 Multi lane roads
      • 2.9.8 At or near traffic signals
      • 2.9.9 Third traffic controller
    • 2.10 When Things Don’t Go to Plan
      • 2.10.1 General
      • 2.10.2 Incident management
      • 2.10.3 Incident details
      • 2.10.4 Incidents involving hazardous loads
    • 2.11 Compliance
      • 2.11.1 General
      • 2.11.2 Compliance
      • 2.11.3 Amending, suspending and cancelling an accreditation
  • References