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• Publication Date: 03/02/2006
• Publication Type: Notice
• Fed Register #: 71:10706
• Standard Number: 1926.1127
• Title: Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request

[Federal Register: March 2, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 41)]
[Notices]               
[Page 10706]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of the Secretary

 
Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request

February 24, 2006.
    The Department of Labor (DOL) has submitted the following public 
information collection requests (ICRs) 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 
each ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by 
contacting the Department of Labor (DOL). To obtain documentation, 
contact Darrin King on 202-693-4129 (this is not a toll-free number) or 
e-mail: king.darrin@dol.gov.
    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: Cadmium in Construction Standard (29 CFR 1926.1127).
    OMB Number: 1218-0186.
    Frequency: On occasion; Quarterly; Biennially; 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: 10,000.
    Number of Annual Responses: 331,889.
    Estimated Time Per Response: Varies from 2 minutes for a secretary 
to compile and maintain training records to 1.5 hours to administer 
employee medical examinations.
    Total Burden Hours: 39,331.
    Total Annualized capital/startup costs: $0.
    Total Annual Costs (operating/maintaining systems or purchasing 
services): $1,657,460.
    Description: The standard requires employers to monitor employee 
exposure to cadmium, to provide medical surveillance to employees, to 
train employees about the hazards of cadmium in the workplace, and to 
establish and maintain accurate employee and exposure records. These 
records are used by employers, employees, physicians, and the 
Government to ensure that employees are not being harmed by exposure to 
Cadmium.
    Agency: Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
    Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection.
    Title: Cadmium in General Industry (29 CFR 1910.1027).
    OMB Number: 1218-0185.
    Frequency: On occasion; Quarterly; Biennially; 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: 53,161.
    Number of Annual Responses: 342,451.
    Estimated Time Per Response: Varies from five minutes for several 
provisions (e.g., maintaining an employee's exposure-monitoring or 
medical-surveillance record, providing information about an employee to 
the physician) to 1.5 hours to review and update a compliance program 
or administer an employee medical examination.
    Total Burden Hours: 121,177.
    Total Annualized capital/startup costs: $0.
    Total Annual Costs (operating/maintaining systems or purchasing 
services): $6,190,817.
    Description: The standard requires employers to monitor employee 
exposure to cadmium, to provide medical surveillance, to train 
employees about the hazards of cadmium in the workplace, and to 
establish and maintain accurate records of employee exposure to 
cadmium. These records are used by employers, employees, physicians and 
the Government to ensure that employees are not being harmed by 
exposure to cadmium.

Ira L. Mills,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E6-2980 Filed 3-1-06; 8:45 am]

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