Flagger STOCK

A flagger directs traffic crossing the Scottsburg Bridge on Monday, April 17, 2017.

Bethany Baker, The World

COOS BAY — Southwestern Oregon Community College’s Community Education Department is offering a one-day, Oregon Department of Transportation approved, safety training course. It covers the requirements for flaggers and approved techniques for moving traffic cautiously and consistently through work zones.

Students who successfully complete the course receive an ODOT credential for flaggers, valid for three years. You must be 18 years of age or older to receive certification. Class fees cover all materials. Please bring snacks to eat during breaks if needed, as there is no lunch break provided during this training. Pre-registration and payment is required.

Location: Lakeview G, Empire Hall, Southwestern Oregon Community College, 1988 Newmark Ave., Coos Bay

Date: Thursday, Dec. 7

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Cost: $107 each class

For more information, contact Brenda Rogers in the Community Education & Workforce Development office at 541-888-7328.