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• Publication Date: 08/10/2017
• Publication Type: Notice
• Fed Register #: 82:37467-37468
• Standard Number: 1910.217(e)(1)
• Title: Standard on the Mechanical Power Presses; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements


  [Federal Register Volume 82, Number 153 (Thursday, August 10, 2017)]
  [Notices]
  [Pages 37467-37468]
  From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
  [FR Doc No: 2017-16835]


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  DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

  Occupational Safety and Health Administration

  [Docket No. OSHA-2010-0026]


  Standard on the Mechanical Power Presses; Extension of the Office
  of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection
  (Paperwork) Requirements

  AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.

  ACTION: Request for public comments.

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  SUMMARY: OSHA solicits comments concerning its proposal to extend OMB
  approval of the information collection requirements specified in the
  Mechanical Power Presses Standard for General Industry.

  DATES: Comments must be submitted (postmarked, sent, or received) by
  October 10, 2017.

  ADDRESSES:
      Electronically: You may submit comments and attachments
  electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, which is the Federal
  eRulemaking Portal. Follow the instructions online for submitting
  comments.
      Facsimile: If your comments, including attachments, are not longer
  than 10 pages, you may fax them to the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693-
  1648.
      Mail, hand delivery, express mail, messenger, or courier service:
  When using this method, you must submit a copy of your comments and
  attachments to the OSHA Docket Office, Docket No. OSHA-2010-0026,
  Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of
  Labor, N-3653, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210.
  Deliveries (hand, express mail, messenger, and courier service) are
  accepted during the Department of Labor's and Docket Office's normal
  business hours, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., e.t.
      Instructions: All submissions must include the Agency name and OSHA
  docket number for the Information Collection Request (ICR) (OSHA-2010-
  0026). All comments, including any personal information you provide,
  are placed in the public docket without change, and may be made
  available online at http://www.regulations.gov. For further information
  on submitting comments, see the ``Public Participation'' heading in the
  section of this notice titled SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
      Docket: To read or download comments or other material in the
  docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov or the OSHA Docket Office at
  the address above. All documents in the docket (including this Federal
  Register notice) are listed in the http://www.regulations.gov index;
  however, some information (e.g., copyrighted material) is not publicly
  available to read or download through the Web site. All submissions,
  including copyrighted material, are available for inspection and
  copying at the OSHA Docket Office. You may contact Theda Kenney at the
  address below to obtain a copy of the ICR.

  FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Theda Kenney or Todd Owen, Directorate
  of Standards and Guidance, OSHA, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-3609,
  200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693-
  2222.

  SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

  I. Background

      The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce
  paperwork and respondent (i.e., employer) burden, conducts a
  preclearance consultation program to provide the public with an
  opportunity to comment on proposed and continuing information
  collection requirements in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act
  of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). This program ensures that
  information is in the desired format, reporting burden (time and costs)
  is minimal, collection instruments are clearly understood, and OSHA's
  estimate of the information collection burden is accurate. The
  Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (the OSH Act) (29 U.S.C. 651
  et seq.) authorizes information collection by employers as necessary or
  appropriate for enforcement of the OSH Act or for developing
  information regarding the causes and prevention of occupational
  injuries, illnesses, and accidents (29 U.S.C. 657).
      The collection of information contained in the Mechanical Power
  Presses Standard for General Industry are necessary to reduce workers'
  risk of death or serious injury by ensuring that employers maintain the
  mechanical power presses used by the workers in safe operating
  condition.
      The following sections describe who uses the information collected
  under each requirement, as well as how they use it.

  Section 1910.217(e)(1)(i)

      Paragraph (e)(1)(i) requires employers to establish and follow a
  program of periodic and regular inspections of power presses to ensure
  that all their parts, auxiliary equipment, and safeguards are in safe
  operating condition and adjustment. Employers must maintain a
  certification record of inspections that includes the date of
  inspection, the signature of the person who performed the inspection,
  and the serial number, or other identifiers, of the power press that
  was inspected.

  Section 1910.217(e)(1)(ii)

      Paragraph (e)(1)(ii) requires employers to inspect and test each
  press no less than weekly to determine the condition of the clutch/
  brake mechanism, antirepeat feature, and single-stroke mechanism.
  Employers must perform and complete necessary maintenance or repair or
  both before the press is operated. In addition, employers must maintain
  a record of inspections, tests, and maintenance work. The record must
  include the date of the inspection, test, or maintenance; the signature
  of the person who performed the inspection, test, or maintenance; and
  the serial number, or other identifiers, of the press that was
  inspected, tested, or maintained.

  II. Special Issues for Comment

      OSHA has a particular interest in comments on the following issues:
       Whether the proposed information collection requirements
  are necessary for the proper performance of the Agency's functions,
  including whether the information is useful;
       The accuracy of OSHA's estimate of the burden (time and
  costs) of the information collection requirements, including the
  validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
        The quality, utility, and clarity of the information
  collected; and
        Ways to minimize the burden on employers who must comply;
  for example, by using automated or other technological information
  collection and transmission techniques.

   III. Proposed Actions

       OSHA is requesting that OMB extend its approval of the information
  collection requirements specified in the Standard on Mechanical Power
  Presses (29 CFR 1910.217(e)(1)). The Agency is requesting a slight
  burden hour adjustment decrease of 124 hours from 38,091 hours to
  37,967 hours. The 124 burden hour reduction is a result of


  OSHA determining that employers disclosing information to OSHA during
  an inspection is outside the scope of the PRA.
       The Agency will summarize the comments submitted in response to
  this notice and will include this summary in the request to OMB.
      Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
      Title: Standard on Mechanical Power Presses (29 CFR
  1910.217(e)(1)).
      OMB Control Number: 1218-0229.
      Affected Public: Business or other for-profit; farms.
      Respondents: 295,000.
      Number of Responses: 115,050.
      Frequency of Response: On occasion, weekly, monthly.
      Average Time per Response: Various.
      Estimated Total Burden Hours: 37,967 hours.
      Estimated Cost (Operation and Maintenance): $0.

   IV. Public Participation--Submission of Comments on This Notice and
  Internet Access to Comments and Submissions

       You may submit comments in response to this document as follows:
  (1) Electronically at  http://www.regulations.gov, which is the Federal
  eRulemaking Portal; (2) by facsimile (fax); or (3) by hard copy. All
  comments, attachments, and other material must identify the Agency name
  and the OSHA docket number for the ICR (Docket No. OSHA-2010-0026). You
  may supplement electronic submissions by uploading document files. If
  you wish to mail additional materials in reference to an electronic or
  facsimile submission, you must submit them to the OSHA Docket Office
  (see the section of this notice titled ADDRESSES). The additional
  materials must clearly identify your electronic comments by your name,
  date, and the docket number so the Agency can attach them to your
  comments.
       Because of security procedures, the use of regular mail may cause
  a significant delay in the receipt of comments. For information about
  security procedures affecting the delivery of materials by hand,
  express delivery, messenger, or courier service, please contact the
  OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693-2350, (TTY (877) 889-5627).
       Comments and submissions are posted without change at http://www.regulations.gov. Therefore, OSHA cautions commenters about
  submitting personal information such as social security numbers and
  dates of birth. Although all submissions are listed in the http://www.regulations.gov index, some information (e.g., copyrighted
  material) is not publicly available to read or download through this
  Web site. All submissions, including copyrighted material, are
  available for inspection and copying at the OSHA Docket Office.
  Information on using the http://www.regulations.gov Web site to submit
  comments and access the docket is available at the Web site's ``User
  Tips'' link. Contact the OSHA Docket Office for information about
  materials not available through the Web site, and for assistance in
  using the Internet to locate docket submissions.

   V. Authority and Signature

       Loren Sweatt, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational
  Safety and Health, directed the preparation of this notice. The
  authority for this notice is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44
  U.S.C. 3506 et seq. ) and Secretary of Labor's Order No. 5-2007 (72 FR
  31160).

       Signed at Washington, DC, on August 3, 2017.
  Loren Sweatt,
  Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
  [FR Doc. 2017-16835 Filed 8-9-17; 8:45 am]
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