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Portfolio Committee on Transport Annual Report Briefing 2004/05. Contents. Context Core Mandate of the RSR Key Performance Areas for 2004/05 Progress Report Current and Short-Term Activities Key Challenges Organisational Matters State of Safety Report: 2004/05 Conclusion. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Portfolio Committee on TransportAnnual Report Briefing2004/05

  • ContentsContextCore Mandate of the RSRKey Performance Areas for 2004/05Progress ReportCurrent and Short-Term ActivitiesKey ChallengesOrganisational MattersState of Safety Report: 2004/05Conclusion

  • Context of the RSRVision of DoT (paraphrased)To provide safe, reliable, effective, affordable and fully integrated transport operations and infrastructure to meet needs of all communities, in support of Government strategies for social and economic development, whilst being environmentally and economically sustainable.

    Preamble to RSR ActSafe railway operations fundamental to safety of persons and the environmentSafe railway operations promote railways as efficient modeSafe railway operations must be overseen, managed, and co-ordinatedRelationship between railway safety, and occupational health and safety and securityRSR primary role in safe railway operations; supporting role in occupational health and safety, and securityOrgans of state must co-operate as provided for in Chapter 3 of the Constitution

  • Core Mandate of RSROversee safety in railwaysPromote use of railDevelop safety regulationsMonitor and ensure compliance with the ActGive effect to the ActNoteFocus on safetySupporting role on securityKPAsDevelopment of the Institution of the RSRCreation of a regulated environmentCreation of a safe railway environment( see next slide for detail)

  • Key Performance Areas

    Development of the Institution of the RSRAppointment of staffDevelopment of organisational systems and processesPerformance Agreement with DoTDevelop a cohesive teamCreation of a regulated environmentDevelop regulations and standardsIssue Safety PermitsCo-operative Agreements with state departments.Creation of a safe railway environmentOversee safety including audits, inspections, analysis of statistics and occurrence reports, undertaking occurrence investigationsCreate public awareness on safety.

  • ProgressRailway Safety Management RegulationsDefines contents of SMS and SMS Report Specifies that operators must submit the SMS Report with application for a permitSpecifies occurrences to be reportedDescribes information to be provided for assessing performanceIssued Temporary Safety PermitsData base of operators Operators enabled to develop SMSReceived occurrence reports (immediate and quarterly) (will form part of NIMS)Safety Permits currently being issued

  • Progress (cont.)Developed draft South African Standard: Railway Safety Management: Part 1: General (SANS 3000-1/ RSR 001)Gained support and commitment from industryRoad shows to explain the RSR Act and expectationsDeveloped internal data base for capturing and analysing occurrences will form part of NIMSstate of railway safety analysis done Regulations for the development of standards published for comment (closing date31 October 2005)National standards (developed with Standards SA)Industry Standards (developed by Industry Association)Local standards covering specific local conditions

  • Current and short term activitiesRegulationsImposition of finesLevel crossingsExemption from compliance with the ActFinancial assistanceTo assist worthy needs that will improve safetyUnlawful occupation of landAddress unsafe conditions for operations and people

  • Current and short term activities (cont.)Development of standardsSANS 3000-2 to 3000-8Technical requirements for engineering and operational standards: GeneralTrack, civil, and electric traction infrastructureRolling stockTrain control systemsOperational systemsRailway interface with other modes and utilitiesHuman factors

  • Current and short term activities (contConduct research into the creation of competent authority for the transportation of dangerous goods by rail.Development of co-operative agreementsDoLSAPSDMENNRDetermination of fee structure for permits

  • Key Challenges1.State of infrastructure & rolling stock2.Security3.Enforcement of the Act4.Gautrain Rapid Rail Project5.Intro of competition in rail sector Freight Logistics StrategyMTEF Budget RSR Sustainability / Funding

  • 1. State of infrastructure & rolling stockVandalism and theftMaintenance cycles compromisedService worthinessBranch line infrastructure neglectedSustainable replacement strategy for commuter rolling stockCreative management to maximise what exists

  • 2. SecuritySecurity in trains major problem. Role identification of RSR, SAPS and OperatorsCo-operative Agreement with SAPS

  • 3. Enforcement of the ActIssue notices generally weak enforcement mechanism.Act provides for use of the criminal justice systemPropose regulations for the imposition of fines

  • 5. Gautrain Rapid Rail ProjectUnique technology for South AfricaUnique operating parametersEvaluation of project from a safety perspectiveAgreeing on standardsAcceptance of the risk management processes, including risk assessments and risk control strategies Expertise to be acquired for the above

  • 6. High Safety Risks

    Level CrossingsPeople struck by trainsDangerous goodsSecurity

  • 7. MTEF Budget

    Current provisions for RSR inadequate2005/06: Allocated: R 20.00m; 2006/07:Allocated: R 21.20m; 2007/08:Allocated: R 22.26m;

  • Organisational MattersStrategic Plan approved by boardOrganisational Structure approved (59 positions)Executives appointed: 6Other positions: 7Critical positions advertised: 26 positionsBoard: 2 vacancies; organised labour, financial expertInterim Policies developedHRProcurementFinance

  • Organigram

  • Financial Status of RSR

  • Auditor-Generals findings (04/05) and corrective measures taken.No internal audit functionProcessing an appointment of internal auditing service as an outsourced function.

    Procurement policy not compliant with supply chain management frameworkCurrently aligning policy.

  • Auditor-Generals findings (04/05) and corrective measures taken.Proper asset control not adhered toA asset register system has been created.

    No prior written approval from NT on accumulated surplus fundsRequest for ex-post facto approval from NT.

  • Auditor-Generals findings (04/05) and corrective measures taken.No materiality framework developed.Materiality framework in place.

  • Auditor-Generals findings (04/05) and corrective measures taken.Exp not in accordance with approved budget.Budget control measures have been put in place (cost centres created, created budget control position)

    Annual report not submitted (03/04)Report submitted and tabled in Parliament.

  • Auditor-Generals findings (04/05) and corrective measures taken.Audit committee composition not meeting requirements.Established a properly constituted audit committee.

    Quarterly reports excluded extent of compliance with PFMAReports to adhere to requirements.

  • Auditor-Generals findings (04/05) and corrective measures taken.Audit committee composition not meeting requirements.Established a properly constituted audit committee.

    Quarterly reports excluded extent of compliance with PFMAReports to adhere to requirements.

  • Auditor-Generals findings (04/05) and corrective measures taken.No risk assessment conductedPart of the TOR for the internal audit function.

    Quarterly reports excluded extent of compliance with PFMAReports to adhere to requirements.

  • State of Safety

    Information captured on preliminary data base (forerunner to NIMS)Occurrences captured in 12 categoriesTrends are indicative, but not absoluteSelected a sample of indicators as examples of trend analyses to be done

  • Level Crossing OccurrencesInconsistent application of signage and warning devicesAccountabilities ill definedPropose to create a working group to develop regulations

    Sheet1

    OperatorSPOORNET

    Year2003-20042004-20052005-2006

    QuarterApr-JunJul-SepOct-DecJan-MarTOTALApr-JunJul-SepOct-DecJan-MarTOTALApr-JunJul-SepOct-DecJan-MarTOTAL

    A

    A-12422106124130

    A-216201881505001601841491236160

    A-3-152323451169454745481850

    A-3-200022001120

    A-4-1261264229235989149169167545390

    A-4-2383339481581919349810

    A-500000000000

    TOTAL5153334924881828379420398239143600000

    B

    B-136272327113292626291100

    B-200000000000

    B-300000000000

    B-400000000000

    TOTAL362723271132926262911000000

    C

    C-125293222108292621271030

    C-200000000000

    C-311112832101656370

    C-400000200020

    TOTAL363044301404142263314200000

    D

    D-1-146384339166353451481680

    D-1-21022222882266228620

    D-2-100011000000

    D-2-200000100010

    D-3-102226000000

    D-3-220002000000

    D-4-112115100010

    D-4-201214000000

    TOTAL596570722666340735623200000

    OperatorSPOORNET

    Year2003-20042004-20052005-2006

    QuarterApr-JunJul-SepOct-DecJan-MarTOTALApr-JunJul-SepOct-DecJan-MarTOTALApr-JunJul-SepOct-DecJan-MarTOTAL

    E

    E-1-100000100010

    E-1-220158020020

    E-1-300000000000

    E-1-400000000000

    E-2-100000000110

    E-2-230025004260

    E-2-300000000000

    E-2-400000000000

    E-3-113004000000

    E-3-223150038212300440

    E-3-300000000000

    E-3-400000000000

    TOTAL291817552225435400000

    F

    F-1-100000000000

    F-1-201034101001210

    F-1-302002100010

    F-1-400000010010

    F-2-100000000000

    F-2-220002000000

    F-2-300000000000

    F-2-400000000000

    TOTAL230381111012300000

    G

    G-1-100011000110

    G-1-211035010010

    G-1-300011000000

    G-1-400011001010

    G-2-100000000000

    G-2-210001000000

    G-2-300000000000

    G-2-400000000110

    G-3-100000000000

    G-3-2000000

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