PennTRAIN: Passenger Mobility Securement: Best Practices for Professional Bus Operators

  • 02/19/2020
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • TransNet, 980 Harvest Drive, Suite 100, Blue Bell, PA
  • 18



2nd offering available on Wednesday, April 8 in Western PA!

This interactive training will address daily challenges your employees face and provide an overview of the range of securement equipment currently available, as well as a comprehensive review for proper securement of passengers with special needs and their mobility devices. 

Topics covered:

  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Mobility Aid vs. Mobility Device
  • Boarding and Alighting Procedures
  • Liability & Best Practices
  • Securement Equipment Operation
  • Pre-trip inspection & Basic Maintenance
  • Securing the Mobility Device
  • Securing the Occupant
  • Sensitivity Training

At the conclusion of this training, class participants will be evaluated in their mastery of the skills.

Target Audience: This training is ideal for trainers, managers and new hires. It is also a great refresher training!

Presented by: Maria Church, Risk Management Director, TransNet
Carl Pysher, Manager of Safety & Training, Lebanon Transit
Joe Boyko, Northeast Regional Manager, Q'Straint/Sure-Lok

Cost: $49. PPTA cancellation policy applies.

Parking: Free, on-site parking is available at TransNet.

Lodging: PennTRAIN is working to secure a block of rooms at the Courtyard by Marriott Plymouth Meeting, located at 651 Fountain Road, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462. Rooms will be available for the night of February 18 at the discounted rate of $119/night (plus taxes and fees). Click here to book online, or call 800-321-2211 to book over the phone (be sure to mention the PNT room block). The block will be released on February 4. 

Meals: A light breakfast, lunch, and breaks will be provided during the training. Please inform Sara Bowden at of any dietary restrictions at least one week in advance.

Attire: Casual. Because it can be a challenge to keep the meeting room at a temperature that accommodates everyone, we recommend bringing a sweater or jacket to stay comfortable.

Available Seats: 18

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