[Federal Register: September 21, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 182)]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Office of the Secretary
Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
September 14, 2005.
The Department of Labor (DOL) has submitted 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, may be obtained by
contacting Darrin King on 202-693-4129 (this is not a toll-free number)
or e-mail: email@example.com.
Comments should be sent to Office of Information and Regulatory
Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for the Occupational Safety and Health
Administration (OSHA), Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235,
Washington, DC 20503, 202-395-7316 (this is not a toll-free number),
within 30 days from the date of this publication in the Federal
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 of currently approved collection.
Title: Vinyl Chloride Standard (29 CFR 1910.1017).
OMB Number: 1218-0010.
Frequency: On occasion; Quarterly; Semi-annually; and Annually.
Type of Response: Recordkeeping and Third party disclosure.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profit; Federal Government;
and State, local, or tribal government.
Number of Respondents: 80.
Number of Annual Responses: 2,743.
Estimated Time Per Response: Varies from 5 minutes for employers to
maintain records to 12 hours for employers to update their compliance
Total Burden Hours: 1,758.
Total Annualized capital/startup costs: $0.
Total Annual Costs (operating/maintaining systems or purchasing
Description: The Vinyl Chloride Standard (29 CFR 1910.1017), and
its information collection requirements, is designed to provide
protection for employees from the adverse health effects associated
with occupational exposure to Vinyl Chloride (VC). The VC Standard
requires employers to monitor employee exposure to vinyl chloride,
monitor employee health and provide employees with information about
their exposures, implement a written compliance plan, and maintain
employee exposure and medical records.
Ira L. Mills,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-18821 Filed 9-20-05; 8:45 am]
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