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• Publication Date: 08/25/2006
• Publication Type: Notice
• Fed Register #: 71:50466-50467
• Standard Number: 1910.1028; 1915
• Title: Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request

[Federal Register: August 25, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 165)]
[Notices]               
[Page 50466-50467]
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

August 15, 2006.
    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 
from RegInfo.gov at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain or by 
contacting Darrin King on 202-693-4129 (this is not a toll-free 
number)/E-mail: king.darrin@dol.gov.
    Comments should be sent to the 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, Telephone: 202-395-7316/Fax: 202-395-6974 (these 
are not a toll-free numbers), 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 without change of currently approved 
collection.
    Title: Benzene (29 CFR 1910.1028).
    OMB Number: 1218-0129.
    Frequency: On occasion; Annually; and Semi-annually.
    Type of Response: Reckordkeeping and third party disclosure.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profits.
    Number of Respondents: 13,498.
    Number of Annual Responses: 265,610.
    Estimated Time per Response: Varies by task.
    Total Burden Hours: 125,209.
    Total Annualized capital/startup costs: $0.
    Total Annual Costs (operating/maintaining systems or purchasing 
services): $8,132,978.
    Description: The purpose of 29 CFR 1910.1028 and its information 
collection requirements is to provide protection for employees from the 
adverse health effects associated with occupational exposure to 
benzene.

    Agency: Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved 
collection.
    Title: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Shipyard Employment 
(29 CFR part 1915, subpart 1).
    OMB Number: 1218-0215.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Type of Response: Reckordkeeping and third party disclosure.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profits.
    Number of Respondents: 639.
    Number of Annual Responses: 77,749.
    Estimated Time per Response: Varies by task.
    Total Burden Hours: 2,041.
    Total Annualized capital/startup costs: $0.
    Total Annual Costs (operating/maintaining systems or purchasing 
services): $0.
    Description: 29 CFR 1915.152 requires employers to perform a hazard 
assessment of the workplace to determine if personal protective 
equipment (PPE) is necessary. It also requires the employer to document 
that their employees have been trained in the use of PPE. Employers 
also must document that a hazard assessment has been performed.

Ira L. Mills,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E6-14115 Filed 8-24-06; 8:45 am]

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