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flagman

[′flag·mən]
(civil engineering)
A range-pole carrier in a surveying party.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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There is a "regional fascination with flagmen", says Munn, and where there is a machine, many clients want a flagman.
Barton said: "We'll be fully briefing our flagmen on the bypassing procedures before the meeting and we're hoping for a trouble-free day."
he hopes decisions to use either flagmen or officers are directed by common sense and safety.
Supplement 12 described in detail the duties to be assigned to brakemen and flagmen, including technical operations such as connecting hose and chain attachments, inspecting cars, testing signals and brakes, and opening and closing switches.
To get on terms with the more singleminded of post-Christmas pheasants, deploy flagmen on hitherto unflagged drives, where appropriate.
He added: "The flagmen were great - they stood where I was to hit the ball and that was most of it."
Here safety rules are being openly flouted - workers without PPE, loads being lifted over pedestrians, road diversions without proper barricades and absence of flagmen to guide traffic and pedestrians.
The mechanical flagmen use a red and amber traffic light, as well as a gate arm that stops traffic in work zones.
As Williams was coming in for his landing, police and flagmen were yelling at spectators lining the highway near where the plane landed to get back.
And flagmen Jim Herald and Norman Carnegy were solid as a rock for him.
As part of this plan, NLEX Corporation has deployed traffic personnel to keep traffic moving smoothly as well as positioned flagmen and placed road signs at strategic locations to further guide motorists.