[Federal Register: November 25, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 228)]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Office of the Secretary
Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
November 21, 2008.
The Department of Labor (DOL) hereby announces the submission of
the following public information collection request (ICR) to the Office
of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance
with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C.
chapter 35). A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting
documentation; including among other things a description of the likely
respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total burden
may be obtained from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http://
www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain or by contacting Darrin King on 202-
693-4129 (this is not a toll-free number)/e-mail: DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov.
Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the Office of
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for the
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Office of
Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, Telephone:
202-395-7316/Fax: 202-395-6974 (these are not toll-free numbers), E-
mail: OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov within 30 days from the date of this
publication in the Federal Register. In order to ensure the appropriate
consideration, comments should reference the OMB Control Number (see
The OMB is particularly interested in comments which:
Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency,
including whether the information will have practical utility;
Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the
burden of the proposed collection of information, including the
validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the
information to be collected; and
Minimize the burden of the collection of information on
those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate
automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection
techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting
electronic submission of responses.
Agency: Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Type of Review: Extension without change of a previously approved
Title of Collection: Inorganic Arsenic (29 CFR 1910.1018).
OMB Control Number: 1218-0104.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profits.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 3.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 385.
Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden: $31,165.
Description: The purpose of the Department's Inorganic Arsenic
Standard at 29 CFR 1910.1018 and the information collection
requirements contained therein is to provide protection for employees
from the adverse health effects associated with occupational exposure
to inorganic arsenic. For additional information, see the related 60-
day preclearance notice published in the Federal Register at 73 FR
55871 on September 26, 2008. PRA documentation prepared in association
with the preclearance notice is available on http://www.regulations.gov
under docket number OSHA 2008-0036.
Darrin A. King,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E8-27936 Filed 11-24-08; 8:45 am]
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