PennTRAIN: Accident Investigation, Altoona

  • 12/01/2021
  • 10:00 AM
  • 12/02/2021
  • 12:00 PM
  • Trolleyworks Conference Room at Altoona Metro Transit (AMTRAN) in Altoona
  • 12



Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - 10 AM to 5 PM

Thursday, December 2, 2021 - 8 AM to 12 Noon

This course will provide technical knowledge, skills, and methods to conduct an objective on scene accident investigation; an objective method to conduct a post-accident determination of preventability; and teach participants to use accumulated investigation data to improve training and operations and reduce accidents. 

Topics will include:

  • Collision/Injury Investigation
  • Accident Management
  • What is a Complete Investigation
  • Investigation Results
  • Advanced Preparation
  • Assessing Preventability
  • Using Accidents to Produce Change
  • Organizational Use of Data

Presented by: Daecher Consulting Group

Cost: $149. PPTA cancellation policy applies.

Parking: Free, ample street parking is available at the Trolleyworks Conference Room.

Lodging: PennTRAIN has secured a block of rooms at the Fairfield by Marriott, located at 2915 Pleasant Valley Boulevard, Altoona, PA 16602. Rooms are available at the discounted rate of $96 per night, plus taxes and fees, on the nights of November 30 and December 1. Click here to book online, or call 814-946-0422 to book over the phone (mention PennTRAIN to receive the discounted rate). Rooms will be released on November 16, 2021.

Meals: Lunch and breaks will be provided during the training. Please inform Kristen Joyner, 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: 36

The Trolleyworks Conference Room at Altoona Metro Transit is located at:
3316 5th Ave, Altoona, PA 16602

Pennsylvania Public Transportation Association is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. 115 Pine Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101

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