Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 20564-20565 [E7-7819]

Download as PDF 20564 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 79 / Wednesday, April 25, 2007 / Notices reduce the overall hazard to which miners are exposed during underground blasting. The district manager issues a permit to use non-permissible items when he finds that a permissible shotfiring unit does not have adequate blasting capacity and the use of such permissible units will create development or construction hazards. As a condition of use, the district manager may include safeguards, in addition to those proposed by the operator, that he determines are necessary to protect the safety of the miners at the time the blasting is permitted collection. MSHA uses the information requested to issue a permit to the mine operator for the use of non-permissible explosives and/or shot-firing units. The permit informs mine management and the miners of the steps to be employed to protect the safety of any person exposed to such blasting while using non-permissible items. Darrin A. King, Acting Departmental Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E7–7823 Filed 4–24–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–43–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment Standards Administration Proposed Collection; Comment Request ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Employment Standards Administration is soliciting comments concerning the proposed collection: Employer’s First Report of Injury or Occupational Disease (LS–202) and Employer’s Supplementary Report of Accident or Occupational Illness (LS–210). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addresses section of this Notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the ADDRESSES section below on or before June 25, 2007. ADDRESSES: Ms. Hazel M. Bell, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., NW., Room S–3201, Washington, DC 20210, telephone (202) 693–0418, fax (202) 693–1451, e-mail bell.hazel@dol.gov. Please use only one method of transmission for comments (mail, fax, or e-mail). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs administers the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. The Act provides benefits to workers injured in maritime employment on the navigable waters of the United States and adjoining area customarily used by an employee in loading, unloading, repairing, or building a vessel. The LS– 202 is used by employers initially to report injuries that have occurred which are covered under the Longshore Act and its related statutes. The LS–210 is used to report additional periods of lost time from work. The LS–205 has been removed from this collection since the physicians that need to complete this form have commented that they prefer to submit their own narrative reports, which allows them to better explain a claimant’s condition. This information collection is currently approved for use through October 31, 2007. Total respondents Form II. Review Focus The Department of Labor is particularly interested in comments which: • 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 submissions of responses III. Current Actions The Department of Labor seeks the extension of approval of this information collection in order to ensure that employers are complying with the reporting requirements of the Act and to ensure that injured claimants receive all compensation benefits to which they are entitled. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Employment Standards Administration. Title: Employer’s First Report of Injury or Occupational Disease (LS– 202); Employer’s Supplementary Report of Accident or Occupational Illness (LS– 210). OMB Number: 1215–0031. Agency Number: LS–202, and LS–210. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, Not-for-profit institutions. Total Respondents: 25,713. Total Annual Responses: 26,381. Average time per response Burden hours 25,713 668 15 minutes .................................................................... 15 minutes .................................................................... 6,428 167 Total ....................................................................... cprice-sewell on PRODPC61 with NOTICES LS–202 ......................................................................... LS–210 ......................................................................... 26,381 ....................................................................................... 6,595 Estimated Total Burden Hours: 6,595. Frequency: On occasion. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:21 Apr 24, 2007 Jkt 211001 Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $11,080.00. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. E:\FR\FM\25APN1.SGM 25APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 79 / Wednesday, April 25, 2007 / Notices Dated: April 19, 2007. Hazel Bell, Acting Chief, Branch of Management Review and Internal Control, Division of Financial Management, Office of Management, Administration and Planning, Employment Standards Administration. [FR Doc. E7–7819 Filed 4–24–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CF–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment Standards Administration Proposed Collection; Comment Request ACTION: II. Review Focus Notice. The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Employment Standards Administration is soliciting comments concerning the proposed collection: Request for State or Federal Workers’ Compensation Information (CM–905). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addresses section of this Notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the ADDRESSES section below on or before June 25, 2007. ADDRESSES: Ms. Hazel M. Bell, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., NW., Room S–3201, Washington, DC 20210, telephone (202) 693–0418, fax (202) 693–1451, e-mail bell.hazel@dol.gov. Please use only one method of transmission for comments (mail, fax, or e-mail). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: cprice-sewell on PRODPC61 with NOTICES SUMMARY: I. Background The Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977, as amended (30 U.S.C. 901) and 20 CFR 725.535, require that DOL Black Lung benefit payments to a beneficiary for any month be reduced by any other payments of State or Federal VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:21 Apr 24, 2007 benefits for workers’ compensation due to pneumoconiosis. To ensure compliance with this mandate, DCVMWC must collect information regarding the status of any state or Federal workers’ compensation claim, including dates of payments, weekly or lump sum amounts paid, and other fees or expenses paid out for this award, such as attorney fees and related expenses associated with pneumoconiosis. Form CM–905 is used to request the amount of those workers’ compensation benefits. This information collection is currently approved for use through September 30, 2007. Jkt 211001 The Department of Labor is particularly interested in comments which: • 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 submissions of responses. III. Current Actions The Department of Labor seeks the extension of approval to collect this information in order to gather information to determine the amounts of black lung benefits paid to beneficiaries. Black Lung amounts are reduced dollar for dollar, for other black lung related workers’ compensation awards the beneficiary may be receiving from State or Federal programs. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Employment Standards Administration. Title: Request for State or Federal Workers’ Compensation Information. OMB Number: 1215–0060. Agency Number: CM–905. Affected Public: Federal government; State, Local or Tribal Government. Total Respondents: 1,400. Total Annual Responses: 1. Average Time per Response: 15 minutes. PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20565 Estimated Total Burden Hours: 350. Frequency: On occasion. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $588.00. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. Dated: April 18, 2007. Hazel Bell, Acting Chief, Branch of Management Review and Internal Control, Division of Financial Management, Office of Management, Administration and Planning, Employment Standards Administration. [FR Doc. E7–7820 Filed 4–24–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CK–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment Standards Administration Proposed Collection; Comment Request ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Employment Standards Administration is soliciting comments concerning the proposed collection: Labor Standards for Federal Service Contracts 29 CFR, Part 4. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addresses section of this Notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the ADDRESSES section below on or before June 25, 2007. ADDRESSES: Ms. Hazel M. Bell, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., NW., Room S–3201, Washington, DC 20210, telephone (202) 693–0418, fax (202) 693–1451, e-mail E:\FR\FM\25APN1.SGM 25APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 79 (Wednesday, April 25, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20564-20565]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-7819]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment Standards Administration


Proposed Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to 
reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance 
consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies 
with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing 
collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to 
ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, 
reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, 
collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of 
collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. 
Currently, the Employment Standards Administration is soliciting 
comments concerning the proposed collection: Employer's First Report of 
Injury or Occupational Disease (LS-202) and Employer's Supplementary 
Report of Accident or Occupational Illness (LS-210). A copy of the 
proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting 
the office listed below in the addresses section of this Notice.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the 
ADDRESSES section below on or before June 25, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Ms. Hazel M. Bell, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 
Constitution Ave., NW., Room S-3201, Washington, DC 20210, telephone 
(202) 693-0418, fax (202) 693-1451, e-mail bell.hazel@dol.gov. Please 
use only one method of transmission for comments (mail, fax, or e-
mail).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs administers the 
Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act. The Act provides 
benefits to workers injured in maritime employment on the navigable 
waters of the United States and adjoining area customarily used by an 
employee in loading, unloading, repairing, or building a vessel. The 
LS-202 is used by employers initially to report injuries that have 
occurred which are covered under the Longshore Act and its related 
statutes. The LS-210 is used to report additional periods of lost time 
from work. The LS-205 has been removed from this collection since the 
physicians that need to complete this form have commented that they 
prefer to submit their own narrative reports, which allows them to 
better explain a claimant's condition. This information collection is 
currently approved for use through October 31, 2007.

II. Review Focus

    The Department of Labor is particularly interested in comments 
which:
     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 submissions of responses

III. Current Actions

    The Department of Labor seeks the extension of approval of this 
information collection in order to ensure that employers are complying 
with the reporting requirements of the Act and to ensure that injured 
claimants receive all compensation benefits to which they are entitled.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Agency: Employment Standards Administration.
    Title: Employer's First Report of Injury or Occupational Disease 
(LS-202); Employer's Supplementary Report of Accident or Occupational 
Illness (LS-210).
    OMB Number: 1215-0031.
    Agency Number: LS-202, and LS-210.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit, Not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Total Respondents: 25,713.
    Total Annual Responses: 26,381.

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                                                     Total
                     Form                         respondents       Average time per response      Burden hours
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LS-202........................................          25,713  15 minutes......................           6,428
LS-210........................................             668  15 minutes......................             167
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    Total.....................................          26,381  ................................           6,595
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    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 6,595.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): $11,080.00.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget 
approval of the information collection request; they will also become a 
matter of public record.


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    Dated: April 19, 2007.
Hazel Bell,
Acting Chief, Branch of Management Review and Internal Control, 
Division of Financial Management, Office of Management, Administration 
and Planning, Employment Standards Administration.
[FR Doc. E7-7819 Filed 4-24-07; 8:45 am]
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