Organizing an outdoor event or work site needs more safety attention than an indoor event or work site.
It is because more factors will be involved in outdoor events or work sites that will not be found in an indoor event.
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Let’s say one of those factors, i.e. traffic.
We must control and manage the traffic that might create potential hazards to people and facilities involved in the event.
We need to control the flow of:
- heavy equipment
Better traffic management is more critical when the event is carried out during the peak of traffic.
Failure to manage the traffic will cause the event hard to manage. Even, it may lead to people injury or facility damage due to uncontrolled traffic.
Who Does Traffic Management?
Talking about traffic management is not as simple as you may think.
It requires certified traffic control personnel, skillful lane closure technicians, signage, equipment, and a traffic management plan.
If you do not have these requirements, never try to do traffic management by yourself.
It is much better to pass this important task to an experienced complete traffic management services company.
By doing this you will be able to focus on the event or work site you are managing, while the traffic management is done by a reliable traffic management service company.
Do not compromise with safety at the event or work site.
Traffic Management Tools
Successful traffic management at least requires the following tools:
- traffic management plans or traffic control plans
- standard operating procedures
- temporary traffic management plans
- equipment such as emergency wand, delineator, traffic cones, cable protector ramps, speed bumps, safety vest, warning signs, etc.
- traffic management team
To learn about traffic management, I recommend you to read the following books that will increase your knowledge about traffic management.
- Traffic Management
- Taiichi Ohnos Workplace Management
- Management Today: Best Practices for the Modern Workplace