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• Publication Date: 12/21/2007
• Publication Type: Notice
• Fed Register #: 72:72759-72760
• Standard Number: 1910.66; 1910.68(e); 1917; 1918; 1919
• Title: Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request

[Federal Register: December 21, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 245)]
[Notices]               
[Page 72759-72760]
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

December 17, 2007.
    The Department of Labor (DOL) hereby announces the submission of 
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). A copy of each ICR, with applicable supporting 
documentation; including among other things 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.

    Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the 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, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, 
Telephone: 202-395-7316/Fax: 202-395-6974 (these are not a toll-free 
numbers), E-mail: OIRA_submission@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 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: Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a previously approved 
collection.
    Title of Collection: Gear Certification (29 CFR part 1919).
    OMB Control Number: 1218-0003.
    Agency Form Number: OSHA-70.
    Affected Public: Private Sector: Business or other for-profits.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,116.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 190.
    Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden: $1,128,000.
    Description: The OSHA-70 Form is used by applicants seeking 
accreditation from OSHA to be able to test or examine certain equipment 
and material handling devices, as required under the maritime 
regulations, 29 CFR part 1917 (Marine Terminals), and 29 CFR part 1918 
(Longshoring). The OSHA-70 Form provides an easy means for companies to 
apply for accreditation. For additional information, see related notice 
published on September 17, 2007 at 72 FR 52912.

    Agency: Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a previously approved 
collection.
    Title of Collection: Powered Platforms for Building Maintenance (29 
CFR Sec.  1910.66).
    OMB Control Number: 1218-0121.
    Agency Form Number: None.
    Affected Public: Private Sector: Business or other for-profits.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 900.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 135,656.
    Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden: $0.
    Description: The recordkeeping requirements of the Powered 
Platforms for Building Maintenance Standard (29 CFR 1910.66) include 
written emergency action plans and work plans for training; affixing 
load rating plates to each suspended unit, labeling emergency electric 
operating devices with instructions for their use, and attaching a tag 
to one of the fastenings holding a suspension wire rope; the inspection 
and testing of, and written certification for, building-support 
structures, components of powered platforms, powered platform 
facilities, and suspension wire ropes; and training employees and the 
preparation and maintenance of written training certification records. 
OSHA requires this information to be collected by employers in order to 
assure that employees who operate powered platforms receive uniform and 
comprehensive instruction and information in the operation, safe use, 
and inspection of this equipment. For additional information, see 
related notice published on October 5, 2007 at 72 FR 57072.

    Agency: Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a previously approved 
collection.
    Title of Collection: Standard on Manlifts (29 CFR 1910.68(e)).
    OMB Control Number: 1218-0226.
    Agency Form Number: None.
    Affected Public: Private Sector: Business or other for-profits.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 37,801.
    Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden: $0.
    Description: 29 CFR 1910.68(e) specifies requirements for 
inspecting manlifts; and developing, maintaining, and disclosing 
inspection records. OSHA requires this information to be collected by 
employers for determining the cumulative maintenance status of a 
manlift and or taking the necessary preventive actions to ensure 
employee safety. For additional information, see related notice 
published on September 6, 2007 at 72 FR 51253.

Darrin A. King,
Acting Departmental Clearance Officer.
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