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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2018 Week 05 Hansard (Thursday, 10 May 2018) . . Page.. 1911 ..


(2) Can the Minister provide a breakdown of how many (a) instances of ACTION bus driver seats “bottoming out” specifically were reported and (b) investigations lead to repairs or replacement of bus seats, during (i) 2014-15, (ii) 2015-16, (iii) 2016-17 and (iv) 2017-18 to date.

(3) Can the Minister provide a breakdown of the total number of ACTION bus driver seats that needed (a) repairs or (b) replacement, including the total cost of the works during (i) 2014-15, (ii) 2015-16, (iii) 2016-17 and (iv) 2017-18 to date.

(4) Can the Minister provide a breakdown of instances of injury to ACTION bus drivers by category of injury during (a) 2014-15, (b) 2015-16, (c) 2016-17 and (d) 2017-18 to date.

(5) What is the current maintenance schedule for ACTION bus driver seats.

(6) What specifications must be met during maintenance for a seat to be classified as in working order and how were the specifications determined.

Ms Fitzharris: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

(1)

(a) Damage to ACTION bus driver seats that have been reported is as follows:

(i)

2014-15

1

(ii)

2015-16

5

(iii)

2016-17

2

(iv)

2017-18 (to date)

1

(b) The amount of investigations that lead to repairs or replacement of bus seats is nil.

(2)

(a) ACTION bus driver seats “bottoming out” reported is as follows:

(i)

2014-15

1

(ii)

2015-16

4

(iii)

2016-17

2

(iv)

2017-18 (to date)

3

(b) The amount of investigations lead to repairs or replacement of bus seats is nil.

(3)

(a) The total number of ACTION bus driver seats that needed repairs is difficult to obtain as the repairs are normally of minor nature that are carried out on work orders that have more than one repair attached to the work order. Generally if the seat requires any maintenance other than minor repairs the seat is changed out and replaced with a new or factory reconditioned item.

(b) The total number of ACTION bus driver seats that needed replacement:

(i)

132 driver seats were replaced at a component value of $231,203;

(ii)

117 driver seats were replaced at component value of $200,848;

(iii)

102 driver seats were replaced at component value of $136,091; and

(iv)

78 driver seats were replaced at component value of $112,350.


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