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    Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
[Federal Register: February 11, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 28)][Notices]               [Page 7764]
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Office of the Secretary

Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request

February 5, 2008.
    The Department of Labor (DOL) hereby announces the submission of 
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; including among other things a description of the likely 
respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total burden 
may be obtained from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain
or by contacting Darrin King on 202-693-4129 (this is not a toll-free number)/e-mail: king.darrin@dol.gov.
    Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: John Kraemer, OMB Desk 
Officer for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 
Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, 
Telephone: 202-395-7316/Fax: 202-395-6974 (these are not a toll-free 
numbers), E-mail: OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov within 30 days from the 
date of this publication in the Federal Register. In order to ensure 
the appropriate consideration, comments should reference the OMB 
Control Number (see below).
    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 without change of a previously approved 
    Title of Collection: Fire Brigades (29 CFR 1910.156).
    OMB Control Number: 1218-0075.
    Agency Form Number: None.
    Affected Public: Private Sector: Business or other for-profits and 
Not-for-profits institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 7,010.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,048.
    Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden: $0.
    Description: OSHA does not mandate that employers establish fire 
brigades; however, if they do so, they must comply with certain 
provisions of the Standard for Fire Brigades. See 29 CFR 1910.156. The 
Standard imposes the following paperwork requirements on each employer 
who establishes a fire brigade: Write an organizational statement; 
ascertain the fitness of employees with specific medical conditions to 
participate in fire related operations; and provide appropriate 
training and information to fire brigade members. For additional 
information, see related notice published on November 21, 2007 at 72 FR 

Darrin A. King,
Acting Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E8-2445 Filed 2-8-08; 8:45 am]