Work Zone Safety Grant

Work Zone Man

The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) takes an active role in monitoring, improving and advancing safety for work zone workers. As a trusted partner, the FHWA has awarded ATSSA multi-year grants in 2006, 2011, 2013 and 2016 to provide roadway safety training nationwide for workers and others who make their livelihood on America's roadways. Since 2006, approximately 80,000 workers have been trained in a variety of ATSSA roadway safety training courses at an extremely low cost and have also been given access to a wide range of invaluable and informative products at no cost.

The benefits of Work Zone Safety Grant training include:

  • Employers are compliant with state or federal mandates and their employees are up-to-date on standards.
  • Confidence knowing employees have been trained to set up work zones correctly.
  • Free technical guidelines allow workers to be equipped with accurate and current information which can be applied on the spot.

ATSSA offers the following Work Zone Safety Grant training:

  • Nine Work Zone Safety Grant training courses, co-developed by FHWA and ATSSA, are offered to public agencies at request for $0. Private firms can partner with their public agency to hold a course. Private entities cost is $25 per participant - Course Descriptions
  • ATSSA Work Zone Safety Grant training offers the TCT, TCS and FIT courses at no charge to public agencies ($0), and low-cost for private firms ($25 per participant) - Course Descriptions

Search Grant Courses

Notice: For this list of courses with descriptions, download the Course Descriptions. ATSSA also has overview videos available. All grant courses are currently operating on a waitlist. ATSSA will reach out to you if courses become available in your area. To be added to the waitlist, complete the Grant Training Request Form.

For more information about Grant training, please call 540-368-1701 or email

FHWA Work Zone Safety Grant #DTFH61-16-RA-00018

Disclaimer: ATSSA provides training and certification but neither constitutes employment by ATSSA.

Training and Information Developed Under Previous Work Zone Safety Grants

As a result of the Grant, ATSSA has developed training, including an App, videos, podcasts and publications to help inform workers about safety procedures and improve worker knowledge in order to avoid injury during their daily employment activities.

Grant Training Modules


Interactive presentations on information for workers about safety standards and apparel, traffic control devices, pedestrian safety and more. Executive Overviews explain the Work Zone Safety Grant Courses.

Grant Guidance Documents


Guidelines and other documents about work zone safety for roadway workers, including but not limited to: pocket guides, informational brochures and booklets. Up to 30 guidelines were produced with the 2006 grant.

Grant Webinars Podcasts


Live webinars discussed the benefits of the Grant and training courses offered. Podcasts are easy-listening audio files about work zone topics and safety considerations and operations.