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• Publication Date: 01/29/2009
• Publication Type: Notice
• Fed Register #: 74:5185
• Standard Number: 1910.1003; 1915.1003; 1926.1103
• Title: Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request

[Federal Register: January 29, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 18)]
[Notices]               
[Page 5185]
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

January 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 
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: 13 Carcinogens Standard (29 CFR 1910.1003, 
1915.1003, and 1926.1103).
    OMB Control Number: 1218-0085.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profits.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 93.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,604.
    Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden: $88,734.
    Description: The purpose of this standard and its information 
collection requirements is to provide protection for employees from the 
adverse effects associated with the occupational exposure to the 
following carcinogens: 4-Nitrobiphenyl, alpha-Naphthylamine, methyl 
chloromethyl ether, 3,3-Dichlorobenzidine (and its salts), bis-
chloromethyl ether, beta-Naphthylamine, Benzidine, 4-Aminodiphenyl, 
Ethyleneimine, beta-Propiolactone, 2-Acetylaminofluorene, 4-
Dimethylaminoazo-benzene, and N-Nitrosodimethylamine. For additional 
information, see the related 60-day preclearance notice published in 
the Federal Register at Vol. 73 FR 55870 on September 26 2008. PRA 
documentation prepared in association with the preclearance notice is 
available on http://www.regulations.gov under docket number OSHA 2008-
0030.
    Agency: Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a previously approved 
collection.
    Title of Collection: Asbestos in Construction Standard (29 CFR 
1926.1101).
    OMB Control Number: 1218-0134.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profits.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 255,271.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,957,808.
    Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden: $28,279,071.
    Description: The Asbestos in Construction Standard requires 
employers to train employees about the hazards of asbestos, monitor 
employee exposure, provide medical surveillance, and maintain accurate 
records of employee exposure to asbestos. These records are used by 
employers, employees and the Government to ensure that employees are 
not harmed by exposure to asbestos in the workplace. For additional 
information, see the related 60-day preclearance notice published in 
the Federal Register at Vol. 73 FR 61913 on October 17, 2008. PRA 
documentation prepared in association with the preclearance notice is 
available on http://www.regulations.gov under docket number OSHA 2008-
0039.
    Agency: Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a previously approved 
collection.
    Title of Collection: Permit-Required Confined Spaces (29 CFR 
1910.146).
    OMB Control Number: 1218-0203.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profits.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 219,456.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,475,091.
    Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden: $0.
    Description: The collections of information are needed by employers 
and employees involved in the entry of permit-required confined spaces 
to prevent injuries and death from exposure to the hazards associated 
with such entries. For additional information, see the related 60-day 
preclearance notice published in the Federal Register at Vol. 73 FR 
66683 on November 10, 2008. PRA documentation prepared in association 
with the preclearance notice is available on http://www.regulations.gov 
under docket number OSHA 2008-0044.

Darrin A. King,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
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