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• Publication Date: 12/11/1997
• Publication Type: Final Rules
• Fed Register #: 62:65203
• Standard Number: 1910.8
• Title: Electrical Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution and Electrical Protective Equipment;Approval of Information Collection Requirements

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

29 CFR Part 1910

[Docket No. ICR-97-2]

Electrical Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution and Electrical Protective Equipment; Approval of Information Collection Requirements

AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

ACTION: Final rule; Announcement of OMB approval number and expiration date.


SUMMARY: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is announcing that the collections of information regarding § 1910.269, Electrical Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution and § 1910.137, Electrical Protective Equipment have been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This document announces the OMB approval number and expiration date. It also amends 29 CFR 1910.8.

DATES: Effective December 11, 1997.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Bielaski, Directorate of Policy, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-3627, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210, telephone (202) 219-8076, ext. 142.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the Federal Register of March 7, 1997 (62 FR 10592), the Agency announced its intent to request renewal of its current OMB approval for 29 CFR 1910.269, Electrical Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution and 29 CFR 1910.137, Electrical Protective Equipment, and provided a 60-day period for the public to comment on OSHA's burden hour estimates. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3520), OMB has renewed its approval for the information collections and assigned OMB control number 1218-0190 for both collections. The approval expires on July 31, 2000. Under 5 CFR 1320.5(b), an Agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection displays a valid control number.

This document was prepared under the direction of Charles N. Jeffress, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210.

Signed at Washington, D.C., this 28th day of November 1997.

Charles N. Jeffress,
Assistant Secretary of Labor.

Accordingly, OSHA amends 29 CFR part 1910 as set forth below.

PART 1910 -- [AMENDED]

1. The authority citation for Subpart A of part 1910 continues to read as follows:

Authority: Secs. 4, 6, 8 of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 653, 655, 657); Secretary of Labor's Order No. 12-71 (36 FR 8754), 8-76 (41 FR 25059), 9-83 (48 FR 35736), 1-90 (55 FR 9033), or 6-96 (62 FR 111), as applicable.

Sections 1910.7 and 1910.8 also issued under 29 CFR part 1911.

§ 1910.8 [Amended]

2. § 1910.8 is amended by adding the entry "1910.137 -- 1218- 0190" (in numerical order) to the table in the section.

[FR Doc. 97-32408 Filed 12-10-97; 8:45 am)


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