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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control Numbers Under the Paperwork Reduction Act

AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.
ACTION: Notice; announcement of OMB approval of information collection requirements.
SUMMARY: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration announces that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) extended its approval for a number of information collection requirements found in sections of 29 CFR parts 1902, 1904, 1905, 1908, 1910, 1915, 1917, 1926, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, and 1956. OSHA sought approval of these requirements under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA-95), and, as required by that Act, is announcing the approval numbers and expiration dates for these requirements.
DATES: This notice is effective October 9, 2012.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Todd Owen or Theda Kenney, Directorate of Standards and Guidance, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-3609, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210, telephone: (202) 693-2222.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

In a series ofFederal Registernotices, the Agency announced its requests to OMB to renew its current extensions of approvals for various information collection (paperwork) requirements in its safety and health standards and regulations pertaining to consultation agreements, general industry, shipyard employment, marine terminals, and the construction industry (i.e., 29 CFR parts 1908, 1910, 1915, 1917, and 1926), regulations for State plans (i.e., 29 CFR parts 1902, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, and 1956), regulations for variances (part 1905), and regulations for recording and reporting injuries (part 1904). In theseFederal Registerannouncements, the Agency provided 60-day comment periods for the public to respond to OSHA's burden hour and cost estimates.

In accordance with PRA-95 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3520), OMB renewed its approval for these information collection requirements, and assigned OMB control numbers to these requirements. The table below provides the following information for each of these information collection requirements approved by OMB: The title of theFederal Registernotice; theFederal Registerreference (date, volume, and leading page); OMB's Control Number; and the new expiration date.

Title of the information
  • collection request
  • Date ofFederal Registerpublication,Federal RegisterReference, and OSHA Docket No. OMB Control No. Expiration date
    Acrylonitrile Standard (29 CFR 1910.1045) 12/12/2011, 76 FR 77267, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0195 1218-0126 03/30/2015 Asbestos in Construction Standard (29 CFR 1926.1101) 01/25/2012, 77 FR 3798, Docket No. OSHA-2012-0002 1218-0134 06/30/2015 Blasting and the Use of Explosives (29 CFR part 1926, subpart U) 02/17/2012, 77 FR 9703, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0747 1218-0217 08/31/2015 Bloodborne Pathogens Standard (29 CFR 1910.1030) 11/01/2011, 76 FR 67478, Docket No. OSHA-2010-0047 1218-0180 03/31/2015 Cadmium in Construction Standard (29 CFR 1926.1127) 03/16/2012, 77 FR 13357, Docket No. OSHA-2012-0004 1218-0186 08/31/2015 Cadmium in General Industry (29 CFR 1910.1027) 03/16/2012, 77 FR 13359, Docket No. OSHA-2012-0005 1218-0185 08/31/2015 Coke Oven Emissions (29 CFR 1910.1029) 08/22/2011, 76 FR 52350, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0181 1218-0128 02/20/2015 Commercial Diving Operations Standard (29 CFR part 1910, subpart T) 02/22/2011, 76 FR 9817, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0008 1218-0069 06/30/2015 Construction Standards on Posting Emergency Telephone Numbers and Floor Load Limits (29 CFR 1926.50 and 1926.250) 02/15/2011, 76 FR 8778, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0032 1218-0093 08/31/2014 Cotton Dust (29 CFR 1910.1043) 10/05/2011, 76 FR 61752, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0194 1218-0061 03/31/2015 Electrical Standards for Construction (29 CFR part 1926, subpart K) and for General Industry (29 CFR part 1910, subpart S) 11/10/2011, 76 FR 70166, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0187 1218-0130 03/31/2015 Excavations (Design of Cave-in Protection Systems) (29 CFR part 1926, subpart P) 04/06/2011, 76 FR 19129, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0057 1218-0137 12/31/2014 Fire Brigades (20 CFR 1910.156) 01/26/2011, 76 FR 4735, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0009 1218-0075 03/31/2014 Fire Protection in Shipyard Employment (29 CFR part 1915, subpart P) 01/19/2011, 76 FR 3178, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0197 1218-0248 08/31/2014 Forging Machines (29 CFR 1910.218) 05/24/2011, 76 FR 30200, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0064 1218-0228 01/31/2015 Grain Handling Facilities, (29 CFR 1910.272) 02/22/2011, 76 FR 9815, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0028 1218-0206 08/31/2014 Marine Terminals (29 CFR part 1917) and Longshoring (29 CFR part 1918) 04/26/2012, 77 FR 24990, Docket No. OSHA-2012-0016 1218-0196 08/31/2015 Material Hoists, Personnel Hoists, and Elevators (29 CFR 1926.552) 12/03/2010, 75 FR 75500, Docket No. OSHA-2010-0052 1218-0231 08/31/2014 Methylene Chloride (29 CFR 1910.1052) 09/09/2011, 76 FR 55949, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0060 1218-0179 03/31/2015 Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories (29 CFR 1910.1450) 05/04/2011, 76 FR 25376, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0059 1218-0131 03/31/2015 Occupational Safety and Health Act Variance Regulations (29 CFR 1905.10, 1095.11, and 1905.12) 02/08/2010, 75 FR 6220, Docket No. OSHA-2009-0024 1218-0265 03/31/2015 Occupational Safety and Health, Onsite Consultation Agreements (29 CFR part 1908) 06/22/2011, 76 FR 36579, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0125 1218-0110 03/31/2015 Occupational Safety and Health, State Plans 11/28/2011, 76 FR 72980, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0197 1218-0247 06/30/2015 Permit-Required Confined Spaces (29 CFR 1910.146) 12/04/2011, 76 FR 77850, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0858 1218-0203 06/30/2015 Powered Industrial Trucks Standard (29 CFR 1910.178) 04/20/2011, 76 FR 22154, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0062 1218-0242 09/30/2014 Powered Platforms for Building Maintenance (29 CFR 1910.66) 01/07/2011, 76 FR 1192, Docket No. OSHA-2010-0048 1218-0121 07/31/2014 Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (29 CFR part 1904) 01/13/2011, 76 FR 2418, Docket No. OSHA-2010-0055 1218-0176 05/31/2014 Respiratory Protection Standard (29 CFR 1910.134) 03/14/2011, 76 FR 13668, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0027 1218-0099 01/31/2015 Servicing Multi-Piece and Single Piece Rim Wheels, (29 CFR 1910.177) 09/08/2011, 76 FR 55708, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0189 1218-0219 03/31/2015 Shipyard Employment Standards (29 CFR part 1915) 10/12/2011, 76 FR 63327, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0190 1218-0220 03/31/2015 Slings (29 CFR 1910.184) 05/11/2011, 76 FR 27367, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0063 1218-0223 03/31/2015 Standard on the Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout) (29 CFR 1910.147) 02/15/2011, 76 FR 8780, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0033 1218-0150 08/31/2014 Steel Erection (29 CFR part 1926, subpart R) 03/02/2011, 76 FR 11516, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0055 1218-0241 08/31/2014 Subpart A (General Provisions) and subpart B (Confined and Enclosed Spaces and Other Dangerous Atmospheres in Shipyard Employment) (29 CFR part 1915) 03/29/2011, 76 FR 17448, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0034 1218-0011 01/31/2015 Telecommunication (29 CFR 1910.268) 10/25/2011, 76 FR 66087, Docket No. OSHA-2010-0057 1218-0225 03/31/2015 The 13 Carcinogens Standard (29 CFR 1910.1003, 1915.1003, and 1926.1103, et al.) 12/08/2011, 76 FR 76768, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0860 1218-0085 06/30/2015 Underground Construction Standard (29 CFR 1926.800) 02/15/2011, 76 FR 8782, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0029 1218-0067 07/31/2014 Vehicle-Mounted Elevating and Rotating Work Platforms (Aerial Lifts) (29 CFR 1910.67) 10/05/2011, 76 FR 61750, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0185 1218-0230 03/31/2015 Vertical Tandem Lifts in Marine Terminals (29 CFR part 1917) 07/12/2011, 76 FR 40935, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0066 1218-0260 02/28/2015 Vinyl Chloride Standard (29 CFR 1910.1017) 12/08/2011, 76 FR 76766, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0196 1218-0010 03/31/2015 Voluntary Protection Programs Information 03/22/2011, 76 FR 16000, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0056 1218-0239 09/30/2014

    In accordance with 5 CFR 1320.5(b), an agency cannot conduct, sponsor, or require a response to a collection of information unless the collection displays a valid OMB control number and the agency informs respondents that they need not respond to the collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB control number.

    Authority and Signature

    David Michaels, Ph.D., MPH, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, directed the preparation of this notice. The authority for this notice is 44 U.S.C. 3506et seq.and Secretary of Labor's Order No. 1-2012 (77 FR 3912).

    Signed at Washington, DC, on October 2, 2012. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.