The top priority of the the installation safety office is to safeguard and protect service members, their families, civilian employees and Army property, as well as to create the safest workplace and living environment possible. Safety office personnel advise, audit and assist commanders and managers in executing their safety and occupational health program in order to protect the mission, prevent injury and damage, comply with the law and limit liability.
Motorcycle access to the post:
Military personnel who ride or intend to ride a motorcycle (regardless if Service members intend to register their vehicles on the installation) must attend and complete motorcycle rider training that meets Motorcycle Safety Foundation® (MSF) Basic RiderCourseSM (BRC) or State-approved curriculum for motorcycle operator’s safety training. Based on the type of motorcycle owned or operated, Service members are required to complete additional sustainment training in advanced motorcycle safety courses.
The Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety Program (PAMSP) offers free motorcycle safety training to all Pennsylvania residents and active duty military. PAMSP can be reached by calling 1-800-845-9533 or visiting http://www.pamsp.com.
The closest Army-sponsored training site is Fort Meade and courses can be scheduled by visiting https://imc.army.mil/airs/default.aspx.
All motorcycle operators are required to wear the following personal protective equipment (PPE) when riding on the installation: Department of Transportation (DOT) approved helmet, eye protection / full-face shield, full-fingered gloves, sturdy over-the-ankle footwear, long trousers, and a long-sleeved shirt or jacket. Operators are strongly encouraged to select PPE that incorporates fluorescent colors, impact-absorbing padding, and retro-reflective materials.