PennTRAIN: Transit Bus System Safety by TSI

  • 11/01/2021
  • 8:00 AM
  • 11/05/2021
  • 4:30 PM
  • Harrisburg
  • 16


Registration is closed
    • Monday - Friday, November 1-5 - 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (Friday will end at noon)

      ***Currently in Session***

      Here's what you need to know before you go (as of October 10, 2021).

      1. Masks and Social Distancing will be expected and enforced.
      2. Speakers will be unmasked and properly socially distanced while training. 
      3. PennTRAIN requires this waiver to attend any in-person class. Please complete this form in advance and email to Kristen, as part of your registration. 

      Transit Bus System Safety (FT00533)

      Length: 4.5 days  CEUs: 3.0

      There is no fee for for this course. Cancelling after October 22, will result in your agency being charged $150 

      Course Overview

      This course presents a formalized, standard approach to bus system safety concepts and program plans. Participants will receive instruction and guidance in developing and implementing a transit bus System Safety Program Plan which is critical to bus system safety.

    •  Course Elements
    • Core system safety elements; enhanced system safety elements suggested by the FTA Safety climate and the impact on safety performance
    •  Consequences of accidents and incidents
    • Heinrich Ratio
    • System safety; System safety as a management discipline
    • Management and engineering principles; Hazard identification and resolution
    •  Components of the system safety management process
    •  Roles and activities for the safety unit and safety committee
    •  Management
    • System Safety Program Plan (SSPP) content requirements
    • Employee selection criteria
    • Vehicles, facilities, equipment and systems
    • Human resources
    •  Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
    • Safety and security Activities
    • Threat and vulnerability analyses
    • Emergency/All-hazards management

    Exercise: informal site audit (PPE required: leather upper, flat sole shoes) Pretest, quiz, final exam

    Who Should Attend

    System Safety Program Plan Developers, Implementers, and Administrators, Transit Executive Managers, Human Resource Managers, Facility Managers, Risk Managers, Auditors, Design Engineering Vendors, Construction Vendors, Transit Consultants, Technology Vendors, Bus Transit Safety Managers, Safety Supervisors, Equipment Maintenance Managers, and Equipment Maintenance Supervisors

Cost: $0. PPTA cancellation policy applies.

Parking: $10 to self-park. Here is a link to a map and other information regarding parking and shuttle options. 

Lodging: Hilton Harrisburg, One North Second Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101-1601. PennTRAIN has negotiated the state rate of $117. This is the link to the hotel reservation system. You can also call 1-800-HILTONS or 717-233-6000 / group name: PennTRAIN / group code: PPTA 

Meals: Lunch Meals will be on your own. 

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: 24


Hotel: Hilton Harrisburg, One North Second Street,  

Harrisburg, PA 17101-1601

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

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