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• Publication Date: 07/03/2017
• Publication Type: Notice
• Fed Register #: 82:30910-30911
• Standard Number: 1910.1047
• Title: Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Ethylene Oxide Standard


  [Federal Register Volume 82, Number 126 (Monday, July 3, 2017)]
  [Notices]
  [Pages 30910-30911]
  From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
  [FR Doc No: 2017-13868]


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  DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

  Office of the Secretary


  Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB
  Review; Comment Request; Ethylene Oxide Standard

  ACTION: Notice.

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  SUMMARY: On June 30, 2017, the Department of Labor (DOL) will submit
  the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sponsored
  information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Ethylene Oxide
  Standard'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and
  approval for continued use, without change, in accordance with the
  Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). Public comments on the ICR are
  invited.

  DATES: The OMB will consider all written comments that agency receives
  on or before August 2, 2017.

  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 free of charge
  from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAViewICR?ref_nbr=201706-1218-001 (this link will only become active
  on July 1, 2017) or by contacting Michel Smyth by telephone at 202-693-
  4129, TTY 202-693-8064, (these are not toll-free numbers) or by email
  at DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov.
      Submit comments about this request by mail to the Office of
  Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for DOL-
  OSHA, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW.,
  Washington, DC 20503; by Fax: 202-395-5806 (this is not a toll-free
  number); or by email: OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov. Commenters are
  encouraged, but not required, to send a courtesy copy of any comments
  by mail or courier to the U.S. Department of Labor--OASAM, Office of
  the Chief Information Officer, Attn: Departmental Information
  Compliance Management Program, Room N1301, 200 Constitution Avenue NW.,
  Washington, DC 20210; or by email: DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov.

  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michel Smyth by telephone at 202-693-
  4129, TTY 202-693-8064, (these are not toll-free numbers) or by email
  at DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov.

      Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D).

  SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This ICR seeks to extend PRA authority for
  the Ethylene Oxide Standard information collection requirements
  codified in regulations 29 CFR 1910.1047. The principal information
  collection requirements in the Standard include conducting worker
  exposure monitoring, notifying workers of the exposure, implementing a
  written compliance program, and implementing medical surveillance of
  workers. In addition, the examining physician must provide specific
  information to ensure that workers receive a copy of their medical
  examination results. The employer must maintain exposure-monitoring and
  medical records for specific periods and provide access to these
  records to OSHA and National Institute for Occupational Safety and
  Health representatives, the affected workers and their authorized
  representatives, and other designated parties. Occupational Safety and
  Health Act sections 2(b)(9), 6, and 8(c) authorize this information
  collection. See 29 U.S.C. 651, 655, 657(c).
      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 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 that
  does not display a valid Control Number. See 5 CFR 1320.5(a) and
  1320.6. The DOL obtains OMB approval for this information collection
  under OMB Control Number 1218-0108.
      OMB authorization for an ICR cannot be for more than three (3)
  years without renewal, and the current approval for this collection is
  scheduled to expire on June 30, 2017. The DOL seeks to extend PRA
  authorization for this information collection for three (3) more years,
  without any change to existing requirements. The DOL notes that
  existing information collection requirements submitted to the OMB
  receive a month-to-month extension while they undergo review. For
  additional substantive information about this ICR, see the related
  notice published in the Federal Register on April 5, 2017 (82 FR
  16629).
      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 thirty (30) days of publication of this
  notice in the Federal Register. In order to help ensure appropriate
  consideration, comments

  should mention OMB Control Number 1218-0108. 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: DOL-OSHA.
      Title of Collection: Ethylene Oxide Standard.
      OMB Control Number: 1218-0108.
      Affected Public: Private Sector--businesses or other for-profits.
      Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,869.
      Total Estimated Number of Responses: 100,952.
      Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 27,880 hours.
      Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $4,250,388.

      Dated: June 27, 2017.
  Michel Smyth,
  Departmental Clearance Officer.
  [FR Doc. 2017-13868 Filed 6-30-17; 8:45 am]
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