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• Publication Date: 07/30/2007
• Publication Type: Notice
• Fed Register #: 72:41528
• Standard Number: 1910.180; 1910.217(e)(1)(i); 1910.217(e)(1)(ii)
• Title: Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request

[Federal Register: July 30, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 145)]
[Notices]               
[Page 41528]
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

July 19, 2007.
    The Department of Labor has submitted the following public 
information collection requests (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). Copies of 
these ICRs, with applicable supporting documentation; including inter 
alia a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency of 
response, and estimated total burden may be obtained from the 
RegInfo.gov Web site 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 Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs, Attn: John Kraemer, OMB Desk Officer for the Occupational 
Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Office of Management and 
Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, 
Telephone: 202-395-4816 / Fax: 202-395-6974 (these are not a toll-free 
numbers), E-mail: John_Kraemer@omb.eop.gov within 30 days from the 
date of this publication in the Federal Register. In order to ensure 
the appropriate consideration, comments should reference the applicable 
OMB Control Number (see below).
    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: Department of Labor / Occupational Safety and Health 
Administration.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved 
collection.
    Title: Crawler, Locomotive, and Truck Cranes Standard (29 CFR 
1910.180).
    OMB Control Number: 1218-0221.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,000.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 174,062.
    Affected Public: Private sector: Business or other for-profits.
    Description: The information collection requirements contained in 
29 CFR 1910.180 require that monthly inspections be performed on cranes 
and running ropes and that a certification record be prepared. Ropes 
which have been idle for a month or more are required to undergo a 
thorough inspection and a certification record must be generated. The 
purpose of each of these requirements is to prevent employees from 
using unsafe cranes and ropes, thereby, reducing their risk of death or 
serious injury caused by a crane or rope failure during material 
handling.
AGENCY: Department of Labor / Occupational Safety and Health 
Administration.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved 
collection.
    Title: Overhead and Gantry Cranes Standard (29 CFR 1910.179).
    OMB Control Number: 1218-0224.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 35,000.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 360,144.
    Affected Public: Private sector: Business or other for-profits.
    Description: The purpose of the information collection requirements 
in 29 CFR 1910.179 is to prevent death and serious injuries among 
employees by ensuring that all critical components of the crane are 
inspected and tested on a periodic basis and that the crane is not used 
to lift loads beyond its rated capacity.
AGENCY: Department of Labor / Occupational Safety and Health 
Administration.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved 
collection.
    Title: Standard on Mechanical Power Presses (29 CFR 
1910.217(e)(1)(i) and (e)(1)(ii)).
    OMB Control Number: 1218-0229.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 295,000.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1,373,054.
    Affected Public: Private sector: Business or other for-profits.
    Description: The inspection and certification records required by 
the Mechanical Power Presses Standard are intended to ensure that 
mechanical power presses are in safe operating condition, and that all 
safety devices are working properly. The failure of these safety 
devices could cause serious injury or death to an employee.

Darrin A. King,
Acting Departmental Clearance Officer.
 [FR Doc. E7-14349 Filed 7-27-07; 8:45 am]

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