MBTA SAFE-T

Role in This Project:

K & J Safety and Security Consulting Services, Inc., as subcontractor to LTK Engineering Services, performed a Gap Analysis of the status of MBTA’s Electrical Safety Program and its Confined Spaces Program.

2022 Planned Activities

  • Continue providing Security and Emergency Management contract services
  • Finalize COOP and provide a tabletop exercise

2021

K&J Safety and Security Consulting Services, Inc. will continue supporting the MBTA’s FLS processes and procedures through process development, program implementation, and agency-wide oversight. The FLS team will continue assisting the MBTA with the various elements of a robust FLS program, including, but not limited to, facility inspection, safety risk assessments, Safety, and Security Certification. 

 

Projects include:

  • Development and implementation of a Fire Life Safety Systems Inspection, Testing and Maintenance Plan
  • Oversight of CAPs generated from fire department abatements
  • Drafting and implementing a voltage testing process for emergency responders
  • 15% and 30% design review of the Quincy Bus Maintenance Facility
  • Developing an FLS Inspection Program
  • Performing technical safety-risk analyses on the storage of flammable materials
  • Performing detailed egress analysis of legacy stations
  • Conducting code interpretation analyses
  • Supporting SSOA triennial audits
  • Reviewing and revising facility-specific Security and Emergency Action Plans
  • Performing design reviews of the North Station Expansion Project
  • Drafting fire department pre-plan map books for the City of Boston
  • Performing a detailed code analysis for the storage of combustible materials in maintenance facilities

 

In addition to the Fire Life Safety Work, K&J was tasked by MBTA Security and Emergency Management to support various agency-wide initiatives. Projects include:

  • Revision of standard operating procedures for terrorist actions
  • Lead the Public Transportation Risk Assessment Methodology (PT-RAM) for the Authority’s TSGP funding
  • Drafting, implementing, and maintaining a bilingual, agency-wide security and emergency management training program for nearly 10,000 security-sensitive employees
  • Support ongoing COVID-19 support 
  • Revising and implementing a system-wide Continuity of Operations Plan (COOP) in coordination with state-wide plans
  • Design and execution of subway, bus, and commuter rail full-scale exercises
  • Drone support for Green Line Extension safety and security initiatives

2020

K&J Safety and Security Consulting Services, Inc. supported the MBTA’s efforts to address Fire/Life Safety processes as needed under the direction of the Chief Safety Officer (CSO) and Chief Environmental Health and Safety Officer (CSHO). Staff are tasked with on-site technical support that will assist MBTA Safety in a variety of FLS and emergency management initiatives such as operational risk analyses and Safety and Security Certification Program (SSCP) processes.

2019

K&J Safety and Security Consulting Services, acted as a liaison to the MBTA Safety Review Panel that was commissioned following a series of high-profile derailments.  The focus of the Panel is to improve the MBTA safety culture and ensure the agencies activities are aligned with SMS.

(Pending) K&J Safety and Security Consulting Services, Inc., as subcontractor to LTK Engineering Services, will provide the MBTA leadership with SMS training and Fire/Life/Safety support.

2018

K&J Safety and Security Consulting Services, Inc., as subcontractor to LTK Engineering Services, performed a Gap Analysis of the status of MBTA’s Electrical Safety Program and its Confined Spaces Program.

K&J Safety and Security Consulting Services, Inc. developed an Electrical Safety Program (ESP) and recommended that MBTA operating and maintenance divisions develop the necessary procedures to implement the program Authority-wide. 

K&J Safety and Security Consulting Services, Inc. developed a Confined Space Program (CSP) Procedure for MBTA’s Engineering and Maintenance Division, Power Department and Facilities Maintenance Department for Authority-wide implementation.