Before Shift
Start of Shift
End of Shift

Example of Standard Operating Procedures:

Required uniform:
Remain at location until instructed by supervisor
- safety vest with logo
- baton
Must be present at end of shift
- cap
- flashlights
Return all equipment
- yellow shirt
- radios
Remain on shift until dismissed
- kaki pants

- shoes (black)

- socks (black)

- no backpacks


Safe Life Pedestrian Manager

SafeLife Pedestrian Managers training for each traffic manager includes certification by the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA). Following their ATSSA Certification, each SafeLife manager completes a 2-hour training course consisting of class-room instruction along with a practical and written test. SafeLife Pedestrial Managers training ensures traffic managers have the ability to:

  • Receive and communicate specific instructions clearly, firmly and courteously.
  • Move and maneuver quickly to avoid danger from errant vehicles
Safety Management
  • Understand and apply safe traffic control practices, sometimes in emergency situations
  • Recognize dangerous traffic situations and warn the general public in sufficient time to avoid injury.
Angry Driver

Pedestrian, Crane and Traffic Services

SafeLife requires all its managers to attend on-going monthly training. SafeLife managers are not permitted back on the job site until they pass annual refresher written and practical tests.

SafeLife Pedestrian managers shall have at least five years experience as a military flagger or service security. Many traffic managers have some law-enforcement experience.

SafeLife Pedestrian training

With the responsibility to promote the safety and security of all people who use the streets, our team makes sure their traffic managers are well qualified and receive the proper training to perform their duties.

When some members of the public become unruly, traffic managers have been trained to:

  • Stay calm and respond in a nonviolent manner
  • Stay in visible and well-lit areas
  • Communicate with co-workers and call for help
  • Report any violence to supervisors so they are informed of trouble spots


Dealing with the Public