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III.R – Parking & Traffic Control

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8 Lessons

California Security Officers with Registrations (guard cards) must receive 40 hours of training as follows:

  • 8 hours “Powers to Arrest” prior to an Officer standing post.
  • 16 hours of training within 30 days of issuance of registration, 8 of which must consist of two four-hour courses from the mandatory modules and 8 of which must consist of elective courses.
  • 16 hours of training within 6 months of issuance of registration, 8 of which must consist of the remaining two four- hour courses from the mandatory modules, and 8 of which must consist of elective courses.

This course module, titled “Traffic/Parking Control” complies with requirements of AB 2880 and Bureau of Security & Investigative Services (BSIS) training directives as in compliance with Business and Professions Code Sections 7583.6 and 7583.7 and Title 16, Division 7, Article 9, Section 643 of the California Code of Regulations.

This course corresponds to module III.R of the BSIS Course Outline. This is an elective course under the Course Outline and satisfies the requirement for 2 hours of training under the elective section of the Security Officer Training Laws and Regulations.

III.R Parking & Traffic Control – 2 hours

Course Outline & Syllabus Learning Goals

  • The security officer will learn the responsibilities of working parking and traffic control
  • The security officer will learn the challenges of various job locations and conditions
  • The security officer will learn the use of personal protective equipment
  • The security officer will learn the use of traffic control devices
  • The security officer will learn how to use and interpret signals
  • The security officer will learn how to accurately record traffic violations
  • The security officer will learn to deal with dangerous goods and hazards

Outline

A. Introduction to Parking & Traf fi c Control

B. Job Locations & Conditions

C. Personal Protective Equipment

  1. Safety Footwear
  2. Safety Headgear
  3. Retro-Reflective Vest
  4. Ear Protection
  5. Eye Protection
  6. Respiratory Protection
  7. Maintaining Your Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  8. Other Personal Equipment

D. Using Traffic Control Devices

  1. Personal Traffic Control Equipment
    1. Traffic Control Paddles
    2. Flashlights & Signaling Wands
    3. Communications Devices
    4. Recording Materials
  2. Maintaining Personal Control Equipment
    1. Checking paddles
    2. Testing the Flashlight
    3. Checking the signal wands
    4. Checking audible devices
    5. Checking notebook and writing instruments
  3. Traffic Control Equipment
    1. Signs
    2. Channeling Devices
    3. Lighting Devices
  4. Signs
  5. Regulatory Signs
  6. Warning Signs
  7. Flags
  8. Channeling Devices
  9. Lighting Devices
  10. Maintaining Traffic Control Devices

E. Using and Interpreting Signals

  1. Using Signals
    1. Traffic Control Paddles
    2. Whistles
    3. Flashlights
    4. Signal Wands
    5. Radios
  2. Positioning
  3. Remaining on Duty
  4. Signaling Other Security Officers
  5. Controlling Vehicles and Pedestrians
  6. Professional Conduct

F. Traffic Control Violations

  1. Keeping Records

G. Dangerous Goods and Other Hazards

  1. Types of Hazards
    1. Transporting dangerous goods
    2. Hazardous spills
    3. Broken gas lines and mains
    4. Broken sewer lines and water mains
    5. Down power lines
  2. Procedures
  3. Broken Gas Lines
  4. Broken Sewer Lines
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