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    Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
[Federal Register: May 26, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 102)][Notices]               [Page 30449-30450]
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Office of the Secretary

Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request

May 22, 2006.
    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 e-mail: 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: Reports of Injuries to Employees Operating Mechanical Power 
Presses (29 CFR 1910.217(g)).
    OMB Number: 1218-0070.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Type of Response: Reporting and Recordkeeping.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit; Not-for-profit 
institutions; Federal Government; and State, Local, or Tribal 
    Number of Respondents: 49.
    Number of Annual Responses: 49.
    Estimated Time per Response: 20 minutes.
    Total Burden Hours: 16.
    Total Annualized capital/startup costs: $0.
    Total Annual Costs (operating/maintaining systems or purchasing 
services): $0.
    Description: In the event an employee is injured while operating a 
mechanical power press, 29 CFR 1910.217(g) requires an employer to 
provide information to OSHA regarding the accident within 30 days of 
the accident. This information includes the employer's and employee's 
names, workplace address and location, injury sustained, task being 
performed when the injury occurred, number of operators required for 
the operation and the number of operators provided with controls and 
safeguards, cause of the accident, type of clutch, safeguard(s), and 
feeding method(s) used, and means used to actuate the press stroke. 
These reports are a source of up-to-date information on power press 
machines. Particularly, this information identifies the equipment used 
and conditions associated with these injuries.

Ira L. Mills,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E6-8148 Filed 5-25-06; 8:45 am]