[Federal Register: September 17, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 181)]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Office of the Secretary
Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
September 10, 2008.
The Department of Labor (DOL) hereby announces the submission of
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; 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
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 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
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
Title of Collection: Onsite Consultation Agreements (29 CFR part
OMB Control Number: 1218-0110.
Form Number: OSHA Form 33.
Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Governments and Private
Estimated Number of Respondents: 27,854.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 231,207.
Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden: $0.
Description: OSHA's On-Site Consultation Service offers free and
confidential advice to small and medium-sized businesses in all states
across the country, with priority given to high-hazard worksites.
Consultation services are completely separate from enforcement and do
not result in penalties or citations. The Consultation Program
regulations at 29 CFR part 1908 specify services to be provided, and
practices and procedures to be followed by the State On-site
Consultation Programs. Information collection requirements set forth in
the On-site Consultation Program regulations are in two categories:
State Responsibilities and Employer Responsibilities. For additional
information, see related 60-day preclearance notice published in the
Federal Register at 73 FR 36905 on June 30, 2008. PRA documentation
prepared in association with the preclearance notice is available on
http://www.regulations.gov under docket number OSHA 2008-0019.
Darrin A. King,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E8-21645 Filed 9-16-08; 8:45 am]
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