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| Publication Date:||07/15/1997|
| Publication Type:||Notice|
| Fed Register #:||62:37936|
| Standard Number:||1910.1030; 1915.1030|
| Title:||Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection;Comment Request; Bloodborne Pathogens Standard|
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
[Docket No. ICR-97-45]
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Department of Labor.
DATES: Written comment must be submitted by September 15, 1997.
ADDRESSES: Comments are to be submitted to the Docket Office, Docket No. ICR-97-45, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-2625, 200 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, D.C. 20210, telephone (202) 219-7894. Written comments limited to 10 pages or fewer may also be transmitted by facsimile to (202) 219-5046.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Todd Owen, Directorate of Health Standard Programs, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-3647, 200 Constitution Ave., NW., Washington, D.C. 20210. Telephone: (202) 219- 7075. Copies of the referenced information collection request are available for inspection and copying in the Docket Office and will be mailed to persons who request copies by telephoning Todd Owen at (202) 219-7075 or Barbara Bielaski at (202) 219-8076. For electronic copies of the Information Collection Request on Bloodborne Pathogen contact OSHA's Webpage on Internet at http://www.osha.gov/ and click on standards.
The purpose of the Bloodborne Pathogen Standard and its information collection requirements are to provide protection to employees from adverse health effects associated with occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens. The Standard requires that employers establish and maintain an exposure control plan, develop a housekeeping schedule, provide employees with Hepatitis B vaccinations, post exposure evaluation and medical follow-up, provide employees with information and training, and maintain medical and training records for prescribed periods. HIV and HBV Research Labs must also adopt or develop and annually review a biosafety manual.
II. Current Actions
This notice requests an extension of the current Office of Management and Budget approval of the paperwork requirements in the Bloodborne Pathogen Standard. Extension is necessary to continue protection to employees from occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens.
Type of Review: Extension.
Agency: Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Title: Bloodborne Pathogens 29 CFR 1910.1030 and 1915.1030.
OMB Number: 1218-0180.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profit, Federal government and State, Local or Tribal governments.
Total Respondents: 511,805.
Frequency: On occasion.
Total Responses: 11,345,833.
Average Time per Response: 0.46 hour.
Estimated Total Burden Hours: 5,162,397.
Total Annualized capital/startup costs: 0.
Total initial annual costs: (operating/maintaining systems or purchasing services): $17,260.491 for Hepatitis B vaccines and post exposure follow-up).
Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request. The comments will become a matter of public record.
Dated: July 8, 1997.
Adam M. Finkel,
Director, Directorate of Health Standards Programs.
[FR Doc. 97-18550 Filed 7-14-97; 8:45 am)
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