Marking Flag Insertion Tool

Tool used for inserting marking flags into the ground fast and easily. Barrel holds extra flags. Extra long unique spade tip allows flags to “pop-up” without bending or stooping reducing back stress.

  • Make sure construction crews are alert to the location of telephone cables, gas lines, and other critical areas. Durable and highly visible Marking Flags make identification quick and easy.
  • Marking underground utilities with flags will prevent service interruptions, customer complaints, costly repairs, loss of revenue, injuries, lawsuits, and contract penalties.
  • Each flag is made of weatherproof and fade-resistant material for a long outdoor life. Marking Flags are available in APWA approved colors. These flags can be custom printed to meet specific message requirements.
  • Flags make ideal markers in areas where paint is not appropriate or where other utilities have used paint to mark the area.
  • Choose from two convenient sizes 4″x 5″ and 5″ x 8″ . Each flag is securely fastened to a PVC or wire staff in 21″, 24″, 30″, or 36″ lengths. Choose the staff that suits the soil conditions.
  • Using the Marking Flag Insertion Tool makes the flag placement fast and easy.


Use Marking Flag Insertion Tool to clearly mark underground utilities and construction sites. Flags are color-coded for specific utilities including:
Telecom – Orange
Sewer – Green
Water – Blue
Gas – Yellow
Electric – Red
Construction – White

Product Number Container Ordering UOM Units/Case Case Weight Case Size
4449Replacement TipEach12 lbs9" L x 8.5" W x 5.5" H
4450Insertion ToolEach11 lb7" L x 4" W x 39" H
Unique spade tip allows flags to “pop-up” Saves time without bending or stooping
Made of weatherproof, fade-resistant material Long life in outdoor locations
Custom printed flags available Clearly define specific type of underground utility or structure