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    Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request


Office of the Secretary

Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

August 4, 1999.

The DEPARTMENT OF LABOR (DOL) has submitted the following public information collection requests (ICRs) 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 each individual ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling the DEPARTMENT OF LABOR, Departmental Clearance Officer, Ira Mills ((292) 209-5096 ext. 143) or by E-Mail to Mills- Ira@dol.gov.

Comments should be sent to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for BLS, DM, ESA, ETA, MSHA, OSHA, PWBA, or VETS, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 ((202) 395-7316), on or before September 10, 1999.

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.

Title: Strategic Partnerships for Worker Safety and Health.

OMB Number: 1218-0NEW.

Frequency: On occasion.

Affected Public: Business or other non-profit; Federal Government.

Number of Respondents: 500.

Estimated Time Per Respondent: 29.72 hours per year.

Total Burden Hours: 14,860.

Total Annualized Capital/Startup Costs: $0.

Total annual costs (operating/maintaining systems or purchasing services): $0.

Description: OSHA requires Strategic Partnerships for Worker Safety and Health information to assess the impact of partnerships. An OSHA Strategic Partnership aims to have a measurable, positive impact on workplace safety and health that goes beyond what historically has been achievable through traditional enforcement methods and through a focus on individual work sites.

Ira L. Mills,
Departmental Clearance Officer.

[FR Doc. 99-20662 Filed 8-10-99; 8:45 am]