March 21, 2022

K&J and WMATA

K&J just completed the training of its 450th student in support of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) Safety and Security Certification Program.  K&J has been offering this training to WMATA staff and its contractors for several years now and was able to adapt this training to be delivered to students even with the complex restrictions put in place due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.  K&J will continue to offer this training as frequently as WMATA staff and their contractors request it.
March 21, 2021

Photovoltaic Energy Systems – Safety Certification

Photovoltaic energy systems are not a new technology. However, in the last few years, many of these systems have been proposed, or are being considered, for placement over parking lots, parking garages, idle land, or maintenance facilities on transportation and airport authority properties. By federal law, these systems may be required to be safety certified. Safety Certification of systems/sub-systems is required per the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). Depending on an agency’s Safety Management Plan, a photovoltaic energy system would likely be required to undergo some level of safety certification.  Photovoltaic energy systems represent a promising […]
July 6, 2020

WMATA ROCC Training Program

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) sought professional technical consulting services from K&J Safety and Security Consulting Services, Inc. to conduct a review of the Rail Operations Controller Training Program with the focus on revising it to a highly efficient and productive training program, including a determination of the optimal training subjects, methods and duration.   Providing Rail Traffic Controllers with the proper tools to do their jobs is essential. Training is a tool that must be continually refined to ensure employees have the best chance at success, which translates directly to improved safety, efficiency, and reliability for WMATA […]
July 6, 2020

PAAC Professional Safety Consulting Contract Awarded to K&J Consulting

On June 26, 2020, the Port Authority of Allegheny County (Authority) Board passed a resolution authorizing the Authority’s Chief Executive Officer and/or Chief Legal Officer to enter into an agreement with K&J Safety and Security Consulting Services, Inc. The agreement is for K&J to provide professional safety consulting and safety management systems services on an as-needed basis. This agreement is for an initial three-year period, not-to-exceed $860,000 with an optional additional two-years at the discretion of the Authority.