Federal Registers - Table of Contents Federal Registers - Table of Contents
• Publication Date: 10/23/2008
• Publication Type: Notice
• Fed Register #: 73:63198-63199
• Standard Number: 1910.1017; 1910.1043; 1910.1045; 1910.177; 1915.113(b)(1); 1915.172(d)
• Title: Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request

[Federal Register: October 23, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 206)]
[Notices]               
[Page 63198-63199]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
[DOCID:fr23oc08-98]                         

=======================================================================
-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of the Secretary

 
Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request

October 10, 2008.
    The Department of Labor (DOL) hereby announces the submission of 
the following public information collection requests (ICRs) 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 
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 
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: Vinyl Chloride Standard (29 CFR 1910.1017).
    OMB Control Number: 1218-0010.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profits.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 32.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 712.
    Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden: $48,928.
    Description: The purpose of the Department's Vinyl Chloride 
Standard at 29 CFR 1910.1017 and the information collection 
requirements contained therein is to provide protection for employees 
from the adverse effects associated with occupational exposure to vinyl 
chloride. Employers must monitor employee exposure, reduce employee 
exposure to within permissible exposure limits, and provide medical 
examinations and other information to employees exposed to vinyl 
chloride. For additional information, see the related 60-day 
preclearance notice published in the Federal Register at 73 FR 39050 on 
July 8, 2008. PRA documentation prepared in association with the 
preclearance notice is available on http://www.regulations.gov under 
docket number OSHA 2008-0021.
    Agency: Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a previously approved 
collection.
    Title of Collection: Cotton Dust (29 CFR 1910.1043).
    OMB Control Number: 1218-0061.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profits.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 384.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 35,742.
    Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden: $3,519,494.
    Description: The purpose of the Department's Cotton Dust Standard 
at 29 CFR 1910.1043 and the information collection requirements 
contained therein is to provide protection for employees from the 
adverse health effects associated with occupational exposure to cotton 
dust. Employers must monitor employee exposure, reduce employee 
exposure to within permissible exposure limits, provide employees with 
medical examinations and training, and establish and maintain employee 
exposure monitoring and medical records. For additional information, 
see the related 60-day preclearance notice published in the Federal 
Register at 73 FR 44774 on July 31, 2008. PRA documentation prepared in 
association with the preclearance notice is available on http://
www.regulations.gov under docket number OSHA 2008-0015.
    Agency: Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a previously approved 
collection.
    Title of Collection: Acrylonitrile (29 CFR 1910.1045).
    OMB Control Number: 1218-0126.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profits.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 23.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,166.
    Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden: $180,946.
    Description: The Department's Acrylonitrile Standard at 29 CFR 
1910.1045 requires employers to monitor employee exposure to 
acrylonitrile (AN), to provide medical surveillance, to train employees 
about the hazards of AN, and to establish and maintain accurate records 
of employee exposure to AN. These records will be used by employers, 
employees, physicians, and the Government to ensure that employees are 
not harmed by exposure to AN. For additional information, see the 
related 60-day preclearance notice published in the Federal Register at 
73 FR 37987 on July 2, 2008. PRA documentation prepared in association 
with the preclearance notice is available on http://www.regulations.gov 
under docket number OSHA 2008-0014.
    Agency: Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a previously approved 
collection.
    Title of Collection: Servicing Multi-Piece and Single Piece Rim 
Wheels (29 CFR 1910.177).
    OMB Control Number: 1218-0219.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profits.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 8.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1.
    Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden: $0.
    Description: The purpose of the Department's Standard for Servicing 
Multi-Piece and Single Piece Rim Wheels at 29 CFR 1910.177 and the 
information collection requirements contained therein is to reduce 
employees' risk of death or serious injury by ensuring that restraining 
devices used by them during the servicing of multi-piece rim wheels are 
in safe operating condition. For additional information, see the 
related 60-day preclearance notice published in the Federal Register at 
73 FR 45250 on August 4, 2008. PRA documentation prepared in 
association with the preclearance notice is available on http://
www.regulations.gov under docket number OSHA 2008-0025.
    Agency: Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a previously approved 
collection.
    Title of Collection: Shipyard Employment Standards (29 CFR 
1915.113(b)(1) and 1915.172(d)).
    OMB Control Number: 1218-0220.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profits.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 639.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,137.
    Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden: $0.
    Description: The Department's Standard for shackles and hooks (29 
CFR 1915.113(b)(1)) requires that all hooks for which no applicable 
manufacturer's recommendations are available be tested and that the 
employer retain a certification record. The Department's Standard on 
portable air receivers (29 CFR 1915.172(d)) requires that portable, 
unfired pressure vessels be examined quarterly and subjected to a 
yearly hydrostatic pressure test and that a certification record be 
maintained. For additional information, see the related 60-day 
preclearance notice published in the Federal Register at 73 FR 44775 on 
July 31, 2008. PRA documentation prepared in association with the 
preclearance notice is available on http://www.regulations.gov under 
docket number OSHA 2008-0024.

Darrin A. King,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E8-25217 Filed 10-22-08; 8:45 am]

BILLING CODE 4510-26-P

Federal Registers - Table of Contents Federal Registers - Table of Contents