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    Trucks Used Underground to Transport Explosives, Inspection Certification


Office of the Secretary

Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

October 22, 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 (202) 219-5096 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), within 30 days from the date of this publication in the Federal Register.

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: Trucks Used Underground to Transport Explosives, Inspection Certifications (1926.903(e)).

OMB Number: 1218-0227.

Frequency: Weekly.

Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.

Number of Respondents: 1.

Estimated Time Per respondent: 10 minutes every week.

Total Burden Hours: 9 hours.

Total Annualized capital/startup costs: $0.

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

Description: The construction standard on underground transportation of explosives, 1926.903(e), requires certification of a weekly maintenance inspection of trucks used for this purpose. The inspection certification, which attests to the safety if the truck's electrical systems, is necessary to ensure compliance with the standards.

Ira L. Mills,
Departmental Clearance Officer.

[FR Doc. 99-28338 Filed 10-28-99; 8:45 am]