(1) The RFGPTS must notify the department of the schedule and scope for all external audits and investigations which will include the review of the agency safety plan, safety programs, safety critical functions, safety certification, transit asset management plan or drug and alcohol program. These include, but are not limited to, audits and investigations to be conducted by the Federal Transit Administration, USDOT, DHS, NTSB, or OSHA. The RFGPTS must notify the department of the schedule and scope at least one week prior to the start of audit activities.
(2) The Federal Transit Administration conducts an audit of WSDOT's state safety oversight program once every three years. The RFGPTS will participate in these audits and provide relevant safety program documentation and records if requested by the Federal Transportation Administration or the department.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 81.104.115
, 49 U.S.C. § 5329 and 49 C.F.R. Part 674. WSR 18-13-031, § 468-550-062, filed 6/11/18, effective 6/11/18.]