Devon Wijesinghe, Chief Strategy Officer of Atlanta-based risk assessment company, e-VERIFILE.COM Inc., has joined the Security Risk Assessment Work group of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA). In addition to joining the workgroup, Wijesinghe will also chair the group’s efforts on issues surrounding background screening and ID credentialing of transportation personnel.
The Security Risk Assessment Work group is made up of transit security and related risk assessment professionals from around the country. The group works to develop standards in critical risk assessment areas that can be adopted to the benefit of the entire industry.
e-VERIFILE.COM Inc. has an extensive track record of service to the transportation industry having served some of the nation’s largest transportation logistics and trucking companies. Additionally the company is a member of the American Trucking Associations and works with the Association of American Railroads (AAR) in partnership with their railroad members.
In 2005 the company was selected by several U.S. and Canadian Class 1 railroads to develop e-RAILSAFE--an industry wide security and safety initiative that facilitates safety orientation, background screening, credentialing and tracking of railroad contractors and their employees.
In addition to e-RAILSAFE, the company also provides risk assessment solutions to the Biotech/Pharmaceutical industry through BioSITESAFE and is launching similar services for other industries (like mass transit) where Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) is important.
About The American Public Transportation (APTA)
APTA is a nonprofit international association of 1,600 member organizations including public transportation systems; planning, design, construction and finance firms; product and service providers; academic institutions; and state associations and departments of transportation. APTA members serve the public interest by providing safe, efficient and economical public transportation services and products.
About e-VERIFILE.COM Inc.
e-VERIFILE.COM™ provides innovative web-based solutions that streamline workforce, contractor and security management processes for a variety of organizations and industries worldwide. The company serves as a single source for product consulting, custom applications development, technical expertise, and scalable, easy-to-use risk mitigation tools.