[Federal Register: January 8, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 5)]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Office of the Secretary
Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
January 4, 2010.
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
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: Revision and extension of a previously approved
Title of Collection: OSHA Data Initiative (ODI).
OMB Control Number: 1218-0209.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profits and State, Local, or
Estimated Number of Respondents: 120,000.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 20,000.
Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden (excludes hourly wage costs):
Description: To meet the Agency's program needs, OSHA is proposing
to continue its initiative to collect injury and illness data and the
number of workers and hours worked from establishments in portions of
the private sector and some State government agencies. The purpose of
the data collection is to compile occupational injury and illness data
from employers within specific industries and size categories allowing
OSHA to calculate occupational injury and illness rates by employer and
specific industry. The agency will require this information from up to
120,000 employers required to create and maintain records pursuant to
29 CFR Part 1904. For additional information, see the related 60-day
preclearance notice published in the Federal Register at Vol. 74 FR
45881 on September 4, 2009. PRA documentation prepared in association
with the preclearance notice is available on http://www.regulations.gov
under docket number OSHA-2009-0029.
Darrin A. King,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2010-86 Filed 1-7-10; 8:45 am]
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