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[Federal Register: December 28, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 247)][Notices]               
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Office of the Secretary
Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request

December 18, 2009.
    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: DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov.
    Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for the 
Department of Labor--Occupational Safety and Health Administration 
(OSHA), Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 
20503, Telephone: 202-395-7316/Fax: 202-395-5806 (these are not 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: Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous 
Chemicals (PSM) (29 CFR 1910.119).
    OMB Control Number: 1218-0200.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profits.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 7,562.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,795,505.
    Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden (excludes hourly wage costs): 
    Description: The purpose of the collection of information 
requirements in the PSM Standard (29 CFR 1910.119) are to ensure that 
employers collect the information necessary to control and reduce 
injuries and fatalities in workplaces that have the potential for 
highly hazardous chemical catastrophes. For additional information, see 
the related 60-day preclearance notice published in the Federal 
Register at Vol. 74 FR 46621 on September 10, 2009. PRA documentation 
prepared in association with the preclearance notice is available on 
http://www.regulations.gov under docket number OSHA-2009-0016.

Darrin A. King,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E9-30637 Filed 12-24-09; 8:45 am]