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Traffic Control Training

Due to COVID-19 all in-person training has been cancelled until further notice. If you wish to schedule training at your facility for a small group, you can contact our office to discuss this with us.

Training schedules will be updated when we return more “normal” conditions socially and it is considered safe to do so.

Our apologies for the inconvenience and hope you keep well and stay safe.

About Our Training

Direct Traffic Management has decided to utilize the vast experience of our staff combined thousands of hours of field experience and the practical application of our policies and procedures to offer traffic control training to contractors, engineering firms and other industry professionals who require this training as part of their occupational health and safety requirements.

The Course

The course will consist of:

Ontario Traffic Manual (OTM) Book 7 – Temporary Conditions Manual

  • Review of background of the Ontario Traffic Manual and Book 7
  • Functional use of Book 7 and how to locate information within the manual
  • Practical application of Book 7
  • Theory behind the guidelines used within Book 7


Real Practical Application of Temporary Traffic Control

  • Planning the work zone & traffic requirements
  • Administration and documentation
  • Set up & maintain & removal of traffic control
  • Book 7 and OHSA Act & Regulations


Liability and Risk Management

  • Understanding the role of liability regarding traffic control
  • Learning to minimize exposure to risk whenever possible
  • Looking at all levels and parties involved in the traffic control process


Tested and Certified

  • Upon course completion, all students will be presented with a wallet card for OHSA compliance to show they attended the training course. Certificates will be issued to those participants who pass the minimum required score on the exam.


Courses will be one day in length with a maximum amount of valuable information presented to students that they will be able to translate to use in the field. We offer the ability to modify presentation to best suit the needs of your staff attending the course.