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[Federal Register: February 1, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 20)][Notices]               [Page 5144-5145]
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Office of the Secretary

Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request

January 26, 2010.
    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: 
    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: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for 
General Industry (29 CFR part 1910, subpart I).
    OMB Control Number: 1218-0205.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profits.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,500,000
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,552,171.
    Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden (excludes hourly wage costs): 
    Description: 29 CFR part 1910, subpart I of the Departments 
regulations requires that employers perform hazard assessments of the 
workplace to determine if personal protective equipment (PPE) is 
necessary and to communicate PPE selection decisions to affected 
workers. Subpart I also requires that employers train affected workers 
in the use of PPE and provide training under certain circumstances. 
Employers must document that the hazard assessment and training/
retraining have been conducted. For additional information, see the 
related 60-day preclearance notice published in the Federal Register at 
Vol. 74 FR 61175 on November 23, 2009. PRA documentation prepared in 
association with the preclearance notice is available on http://
www.regulations.gov under docket number OSHA-2009-0028.

Darrin A. King,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2010-1963 Filed 1-29-10; 8:45 am]