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Transit Bus System Safety (TSI Course)

Transit Safety and Security, Transit Safety and Security > Bus, Transit Safety and Security > Safety

5/18/2020 to 5/22/2020
When: Monday, May 18, 2020
Where: GLTC – Lynchburg
419 Bradley Drive
Lynchburg 24504
United States
Contact: Jamie McAlvain
(405) 954-1116

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Registration Deadline

5/4/2020 - 8:00 AM EST

Seats Available




Course Overview

Study the four pillars of Safety Management Systems (SMS) and how SMS and System Safety work together to help create a safer working environment. Discover how the application of engineering and management principles, criteria and techniques can help to lower safety risk to acceptable levels. Explore the concepts of safety climate, safety risk management, the hazard reduction matrix as well as the hazard reduction precedence.

Course Elements

• Safety Management Systems (SMS)

• 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

• 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

Agency Safety Plan (ASP) developers, implementers, and administrators, Transit Executive Managers, Human Resource Managers, Facility Managers, Risk Managers, Auditors, Design Engineering Vendors, Construction Vendors, Bus Transit Safety Managers, Safety Supervisors, Equipment Maintenance Managers, Equipment Maintenance Supervisors

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