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• Publication Date: 08/03/2010
• Publication Type: Notice
• Fed Register #: 75:45672
• Standard Number: 1910.1048
• Title: Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request

 
[Federal Register: August 3, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 148)]
[Notices]               
[Page 45672]
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 28, 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 the 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 Linda Watts Thomas on 202-693-2443 
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 information collection 
requirements are necessary for the proper performance 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 collections 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: Formaldehyde (29 CFR 1910.1048).
    OMB Control Number: 1218-0145.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profits.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 103,511.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 327,535.
    Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden (excludes hourly wage costs): 
$42,626,346.
    Description: The Standard specifies a number of paperwork 
requirements. The following is a brief description of the collection of 
information requirements contained in the Formaldehyde Standard. The 
Formaldehyde Standard requires employers to conduct worker exposure 
monitoring to determine workers' exposure to formaldehyde, notify 
workers of their formaldehyde exposures, provide medical surveillance 
to workers, provide examining physicians with specific information, 
ensure that workers receive a copy of their medical examination 
results, maintain workers' exposure monitoring and medical records for 
specific periods, and provide access to these records by OSHA, the 
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, the affected 
workers, and their authorized representatives.
    For additional information, see the related 60-day preclearance 
notice published in the Federal Register on April 5, 2010, (75 FR 
17163).

    Dated: July 28, 2010.
Linda Watts Thomas,
Acting Departmental Clearance Officer.
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