2021 Planned Activities
K&J plans to continue providing the WSDOT SSOA team with On-Call Safety Services including safety certification and accident/incident investigation and review.
K&J Safety and Security Consulting Services, Inc., in partnership with Vital Assurance, Ltd. conducted two workshops (January and February 2020) with WSDOT and its regulated Rail Transit Agencies (RTA’s) to share and review the new WSDOT SSO Program Standard. K&J / Vital Assurance conducted training virtually (via videoconferencing) for the WSDOT State Safety Oversight Agency staff, in June 2020, for management of the Program Standard and required oversight activities.
K&J assisted the WSDOT SSOA team with document activity review of various Rail Transit Agency documents.
K&J Consulting conducted, as requested, additional Hazard Analyses and reviews for other segments and components of the Sound Transit Tacoma Link Light Rail Extension, as requested by the WSDOT Program Specialist. Also, K&J, with Vital Assurance anticipates working with WSDOT to assist them in developing plans and programs to effectively comply with the new Federal Transit Administration’s State Safety Oversight requirements.
K&J Consulting in partnership with Vital Assurance Limited conducted a Review and Gap Analysis of the WSDOT State Safety Oversight Program. The final report of findings and recommendations was submitted to WSDOT for review and consideration.
K&J Consulting was tasked with conducting a Hazard Analysis review of the Sound Transit Tacoma Link Light Rail Extension project, in the Area of Curve at North E Street and North 1st Street, in the vicinity of the Stadium High School in Tacoma, Washington.
We conducted a comprehensive review of the subject area and provided a report and hazard analysis matrix to the WSDOT Rail Safety Oversight Program Specialist.