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[Federal Register: July 1, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 126)][Notices]               [Page 38214-38215]
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Office of the Secretary

Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request

April 24, 2005.
    The Department of Labor (DOL) has submitted 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, may be obtained by 
contacting Darrin King on 202-693-4129 (this is not a toll-free number) 
or email: king.darrin@dol.gov.
    Comments should be sent to 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, 202-395-7316 (this is not a toll-free number), 
within 30 days from the date of this publication in the Federal 
    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 of currently approved collection.
    Title: Electrical Standards for Construction (29 CFR Part 1926, 
Subpart K) and General Industry (29 CFR Part 1910 Subpart S).
    OMB Number: 1218-0130.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Type of Response: Recordkeeping and third party disclosure.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit; not-for-profit 
institutions; Federal Government; and State, Local, or Tribal 
    Number of Respondents: 45,000.
    Number of Annual Responses: 128,376.
    Estimated Time Per Response: Varies from three minutes to post and 
construct each sign to one hour to develop and implement the assured 
equipment grounding program.
    Total Burden Hours: 13,291.
    Total Annualized capital/startup costs: $0.
    Total Annual Costs (operating/maintaining systems or purchasing 
services): $0.
    Description: The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (the 
Act) (29 U.S.C. 651 et seq.) authorizes information collection by 
employers as necessary or appropriate for enforcement of the Act or for 
developing information regarding the causes and prevention of 
occupational injuries, illnesses, and accidents (29 U.S.C. 657). The 
information-collection requirements specified by the Electrical 
Standards for Construction and General Industry alert employees to the 
presence and types of electrical hazards in the workplace, thereby preventing 
serious injury and death by electrocution. The information-collection requirements 
in the standards involve the following: The employer using electrical equipment 
that is marked by the manufacturer's name, trademark, or other descriptive 
markings that identify the producer of the equipment, and marking the 
equipment with the voltage, current, wattage, or other ratings 
necessary; requiring each disconnecting means for motors and appliances 
to be marked legibly to indicate its purpose, unless located and 
arranged so the purpose is evident; requiring the entrances to rooms 
and other guarded locations containing exposed live parts to be marked 
with conspicuous warning signs forbidding unqualified persons from 
entering; and, for construction employers only, establishing and 
implementing the assured equipment grounding conductor program instead 
of using ground-fault circuit interrupters.

Darrin A. King,
Acting Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-12993 Filed 6-30-05; 8:45 am]