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 Export to Your Calendar 6/15/2020 to 6/19/2020
When: June 15-19, 2020
8:00 - 5:00
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Pierce Transit Training Center
3701 96th St. SW
Lakewood, WA  98499
United States
Contact: Laura Juell
(360) 786-5049

Online registration is available until: 6/8/2020
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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



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


Transportation Safety Institute Instructors (3)


The registration fee is $115 per person. Lunch will be on your own. You will receive an invoice which will be due upon receipt and payable to WSTIP.For information regarding RTAP scholarships for this event, please contact Linda Howell at


The class will be held at the Pierce Transit Training Center, located at 3701 96th Street SW, Lakewood, WA. The workshop will begin at 8:00 am and run until 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Lunch will be on your own. Lodging arrangements can be made at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lakewood. Phone (253) 582-7000. The room block is under TSI. Rooms are $124 plus tax. 



For information regarding registration or workshop content, please contact Laura Juell ( Laura can be reached at (360) 786-5049 at the Washington State Transit Insurance Pool.


You may cancel your workshop registration without penalty up to Monday, June 8, 2020. Cancellations made after 06/08/2020 will be charged the full workshop fee. If the course is cancelled, participants will receive a complete refund.