[Federal Register: December 30, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 250)]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Office of the Secretary
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
December 22, 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
Register, 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: The 13 Carcinogens Standard (29 CFR 1910.1003, 1915.1003,
OMB Number: 1218-0085.
Frequency: On occasion and Annually.
Type of Response: Recordkeeping and Third party disclosure.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profit; Not-for-profit
institutions; Federal Government; and State, Local, or Tribal
Number of Respondents: 97.
Number of Annual Responses: 2,187.
Estimated Time Per Response: Time per response ranges from
approximately 5 minutes (for employers to maintain records) to 2 hours
for employees to receive a medical examination.
Total Burden Hours: 1,657.
Total Annualized capital/startup costs: $0.
Total Annual Costs (operating/maintaining systems or purchasing
Description: The information collection requirements specified in
the 13 Carcinogens Standard protect employees from the adverse health
effects that may result from exposure to any of the 13 carcinogens. The
major information collection requirements of the 13 Carcinogens
Standard include: Establishing and implementing respiratory protection
and medical surveillance programs for employees assigned to or being
considered for assignment to regulated areas; maintaining complete and
accurate records of the respiratory protection programs and medical
surveillance; providing employees with records of all medical
examination results; and posting warning signs and information. In
addition, employers must retain employee medical records for specified
time periods, provide these records to OSHA and the National Institute
for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) upon request, and transfer
them to NIOSH under certain circumstances.
Ira L. Mills,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-24648 Filed 12-29-05; 8:45 am]
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