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    Agency Information Collection Activities; Announcement of OMB Approvals.


Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Agency Information Collection Activities; Announcement of OMB Approvals

AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Labor.

ACTION: Notice.

SUMMARY: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is announcing that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has intended the approval for a number of information collection requirements in OSHA's safety and health standards. OSHA sought approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA-95) and as required by that Act, is announcing the OMB control numbers and expiration dates for the approval requirements.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara J. Bielaski, Office of Regulatory Analysis, Directorate of Policy, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-3627, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20210, telephone (202) 693-1954.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In a series of Federal Register notices, OSHA announced its intent to request an extension of approval for various information collection (paperwork) requirements in its safety and health standards for General Industry, Shipyard Employment, and the construction Industry. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA-95) (44 U.S.C. 3501-3520), OMB has renewed its approval for these information collection requirements and issue control numbers. Below is a listing of the title of the information collection requirements, the date OSHA requested public comment via the Federal Register the OMB control numbers, and the expiration dates for the approvals.

Title Federal Register date OMB Control No. Expiration date
Portable Fire Extinguishers Annual Maintenance Record 12/29/97 1218-0238 5/31/2001
Acrylonitrile 1/21/98 1218-0126 5/31/2000
4,4 Methylenedianiline for Construction 1/30/98 1218-0183 4/30/2000
4,4 Methylenedianiline for General Industry 1/30/96 1218-0184 4/30/2000
Cotton Dust 2/27/98 1218-0061 4/30/2000
Personal Protective Equipment 4/20/98 1218-0205 3/31/2000
Welding, Cutting, and Brazing 4/20/98 1218-0207 7/31/2001
Commercial Diving Operations 4/20/98 1218-0069 11/30/2001
Fire Brigades 5/19/98 1218-0075 11/30/2001
Logging Operations 5/21/98 1218-0198 6/30/2001
Powered Platforms for Exterior Building Maintenance 6/19/98 1218-0121 6/30/2001
Grain Handling Facilities 6/26/98 1218-0206 7/31/2001
Walking/Working Surfaces 6/26/98 1218-0199 11/30/2001
Storage & Handling of Anhydrous Ammonia 6/26/98 1218-0208 6/30/2001
Accident Prevention Tags 7/28/98 1218-0132 6/30/2001
Electrical Standards for Construction 8/6/98 1218-0130 1/31/2002
Presence Sensing Device Initiation 8/13/98 1218-0143 1/31/2002
Control of Hazardous Energy Lockout/Tagout 8/13/98 1218-0150 2/28/2002
Confined Spaces, Shipyard Employment 9/9/98 1218-0011 1/31/2002

Under 5 CFR 1320.5(b), an Agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection displays a valid control number and the Agency informs respondents that they are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.

Authority and Signature

This notice was prepared under the direction of Charles N. Jeffress, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20210.

Signed at Washington, D.C., this 15th day of April 1999.

Charles N. Jeffress,
Assistant Secretary of Labor.

[FR Doc. 99-10070 Filed 4-21-99; 8:45 am]