[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 153 (Thursday, August 12, 2021)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-17197]
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB
Review; Comment Request; Telecommunications Standard
ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.
SUMMARY: The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting this Occupational
Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)-sponsored 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 (PRA). Public comments on the ICR are invited.
DATES: The OMB will consider all written comments that agency receives
on or before September 13, 2021.
ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed
information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of
this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular
information collection by selecting ``Currently under 30-day Review--
Open for Public Comments'' or by using the search function.
Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the collection of information
is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the
Department, including whether the information will have practical
utility; (2) if the information will be processed and used in a timely
manner; (3) the accuracy of the agency's estimates of the burden and
cost of the collection of information, including the validity of the
methodology and assumptions used; (4) ways to enhance the quality,
utility and clarity of the information collection; and (5) ways to
minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are
to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or
other forms of information technology.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie by telephone at 202-
693-0456 or by email at DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the paperwork requirement specified by
paragraph (c) of the Standard, employers must certify that his or her
workers have been trained as specified by the training provision of the
Standard. Specifically, employers must prepare a certification record
that includes the identity of the person trained, the signature of the
employer or the person who conducted the training, and the date the
training was completed. The certification record shall be prepared at
the completion of training and shall be maintained on file for the
duration of the worker's employment. The information collected would be
used by employers as well as compliance officers to determine whether
workers have been trained according to the requirements set forth in 29
CFR 1910.268(c). For additional substantive information about this ICR,
see the related notice published in the Federal Register on May 4, 2021
(86 FR 23742).
This information collection is subject to the PRA. A Federal agency
generally cannot conduct or sponsor a collection of information, and
the public is generally not required to respond to an information
collection, unless the OMB approves it and displays a currently valid
OMB Control Number. In addition, notwithstanding any other provisions
of law, no person shall generally be subject to penalty for failing to
comply with a collection of information that does not display a valid
OMB Control Number. See 5 CFR 1320.5(a) and 1320.6.
DOL seeks PRA authorization for this information collection for
three (3) years. OMB authorization for an ICR cannot be for more than
three (3) years without renewal. The DOL notes that information
collection requirements submitted to the OMB for existing ICRs
receive a month-to-month extension while they undergo review.
Title of Collection: Telecommunications Standard.
OMB Control Number: 1218-0225.
Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits.
Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 256,413.
Total Estimated Number of Responses: 256,413.
Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 5,499 hours.
Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $0.
Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D).
Senior PRA Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2021-17197 Filed 8-11-21; 8:45 am]
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