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• Publication Date: 07/29/2009
• Publication Type: Notice
• Fed Register #: 74:37732
• Standard Number: 1910.1025
• Title: Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request

[Federal Register: July 29, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 144)]
[Notices]               
[Page 37732]
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 23, 2009.
    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: DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov.
    Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for the 
Department of Labor--Occupational Safety and Health Administration 
(OSHA), Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 
20503, Telephone: 202-395-7316/Fax: 202-395-5806 (these are not 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: Lead in General Industry (29 CFR 1910.1025)
    OMB Control Number: 1218-0092.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profits.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 61,405.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,225,255.
    Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden (excludes hourly wage costs): 
$143,566,299.
    Description: The purpose of the Lead in General Industry standard 
and its information collection requirements is to provide protection 
for employees from the adverse effects associated with occupational 
exposure to the carcinogen lead. Employers must monitor exposure to 
lead, provide medical surveillance, train employers about the hazards 
of lead, and establish and maintain accurate records of employee 
exposure to lead. These records will be used by employers, employees, 
physicians, and the Government to ensure that employees are not being 
harmed by exposure to lead. For additional information, see the related 
60-day preclearance notice published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 
23209 on May 18, 2009. PRA documentation prepared in association with 
the preclearance notice is available on http://www.regulations.gov 
under docket number OSHA-2009-0009.
    Agency: Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a previously approved 
collection.
    Title of Collection: Lead in Construction Standard (29 CFR 1926.62)
    OMB Control Number: 1218-0189.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profits.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 136,484.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,363,803.
    Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden (excludes hourly wage costs): 
$63,254,826.
    Description: The Lead in Construction Standard standard requires 
employers to train employees about the hazards of lead, monitor 
employee exposure, provide medical surveillance, and maintain accurate 
records of employee exposure to lead. These records will be used by 
employers, employees, physicians and the Government to ensure that 
employees are not harmed by exposure to lead in the workplace. For 
additional information, see the related 60-day preclearance notice 
published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 23210 on May 18, 2009. PRA 
documentation prepared in association with the preclearance notice is 
available on http://www.regulations.gov under docket number OSHA-2009-
0008.

Darrin A. King,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E9-18069 Filed 7-28-09; 8:45 am]

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