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• Publication Date: 01/31/2011
• Publication Type: Notice
• Fed Register #: 76:5402-5403
• Title: Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Standard on Manlifts

[Federal Register: January 31, 2011 (Volume 76, Number 20)]
[Notices]               
[Page 5402-5403]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of the Secretary

 
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request; Standard on Manlifts

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor (DOL) hereby announces the submission 
of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sponsored 
information collection request (ICR) titled, "Standard on Manlifts," 
to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval 
for continued use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35).

DATES: Submit comments on or before March 2, 2011.

ADDRESSES: A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation; 
including a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency of response, 
and estimated total burden may be obtained from the RegInfo.gov Web site, 
http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain or by contacting Michel Smyth by telephone 
at 202-693-4129 (this is not a toll-free number) or sending an e-mail to 
DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov.
    Submit comments about this request 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: 202-395-4816/Fax: 202-395-6881 
(these are not toll-free numbers), e-mail: OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Michel Smyth by telephone at 202-693-4129 
(this is not a toll-free number) or by e-mail at DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OSHA standard on manlifts requires that 
each manlift be inspected at least once every 30 days, and it requires 
that limit switches be checked weekly. A certification record of the 
inspection must be prepared upon completion of the inspection. The 
record must contain the date of the inspection, the signature of the 
person who performed the inspection, and the serial number or other 
identifier of the inspected manlift. The OSHA requires this information 
to be collected by employers for determining the cumulative maintenance 
status of a manlift and or taking the necessary preventive actions to 
ensure worker safety.
    This information collection is subject to the PRA. A Federal agency 
generally cannot conduct or sponsor a collection of information, and 
the public is generally not required to respond to an information 
collection, unless it is currently approved by the OMB under the PRA 
and displays a currently valid OMB Control Number. In addition, 
notwithstanding any other provisions of law, no person shall generally 
be subject to penalty for failing to comply with a collection of 
information if the collection of information does not display a 
currently valid OMB control number. See 5 CFR 1320.5(a) and 1320.6. The 
DOL obtains OMB approval for this information collection under OMB 
Control Number 1218-0236. The current OMB approval is scheduled to 
expire on January 31, 2011; however, it should be noted that 
information collections submitted to the OMB receive a month-to-month 
extension while they undergo review. For additional information, see 
the related notice published in the Federal Register on October 21, 
2010 (75 FR 65033).
    Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the OMB, 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the address shown in 
the ADDRESSES section within 30 days of publication of this notice in 
the Federal Register. In order to ensure appropriate consideration, 
comments should reference OMB Control Number 1218-0226. The OMB is 
particularly interested in comments that:
     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 (OSHA).
    Title of Collection: Standard on Manlifts.
    OMB Control Number: 1218-0226.
    Affected Public: Private sector--businesses or other for-profits.
    Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000.
    Total Estimated Number of Responses: 36,042.
    Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 37,801.
    Total Estimated Annual Costs Burden: $0.

    Dated: January 25, 2011.
Michel Smyth,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
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