Proposed Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations; Testing, Evaluation and Approval of Mining Products, 21377-21378 [E8-8541]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 77 / Monday, April 21, 2008 / Notices between detection of a vulnerability and implementation of a safeguard to overcome or correct the vulnerability puts the system at risk. The availability of data to evaluate the effectiveness of the safeguard can help shorten an agency’s response in safeguarding automated areas of operation. For additional information, see related notice published at 73 FR 2940 on January 16, 2008. Agency: Employment and Training Administration. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Title of the Collection: National Agriculture Workers Survey (NAWS). OMB Control Number: 1205–0453. Form Number: None. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,008. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,411. Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden: $0. Description: NAWS provides an understanding of the manpower resources available to U.S. agriculture. It is the national source of information on the demographic, occupational health and employment characteristics of hired crop workers. For additional information, see related notice published at 72 FR 50983 on September 5, 2007. Darrin A. King, Acting Departmental Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E8–8539 Filed 4–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FM–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES April 15, 2008. The Department of Labor (DOL) hereby announces the submission of the following public information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35). A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation; including among other things a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total burden may be obtained from the RegInfo.gov Web site at https://www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRAMain or by contacting Darrin King on 202–693–4129 (this is VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:59 Apr 18, 2008 Jkt 214001 not a toll-free number)/e-mail: king.darrin@dol.gov. Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, Telephone: 202–395–7316/Fax: 202–395–6974 (these are not a toll-free numbers), Email: OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov within 30 days from the date of this publication in the Federal Register. In order to ensure the appropriate consideration, comments should reference the OMB Control Number (see below). The OMB 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 submission of responses. Agency: Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Type of Review: Extension without change of a previously approved collection. Title of Collection: Commercial Diving Operations (29 CFR Part 1910, Subpart T). OMB Control Number: 1218–0069. Agency Form Number: None. Affected Public: Private sector— business or other for-profit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 205,397. Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden: $2,765. Description: The information collection requirements of 29 CFR Part 1910, Subpart T are directed toward assuring the safety and health of divers exposed to hyperbaric conditions during and after undersea activities. Also, the required recordkeeping is intended to PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21377 bring about a safe workplace and assure the safety of divers. For additional information, see related notice published at 73 FR 6744 on February 5, 2008. Darrin A. King, Acting Departmental Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E8–8540 Filed 4–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–26–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Mine Safety and Health Administration Proposed Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations; Testing, Evaluation and Approval of Mining Products 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. DATES: Submit comments on or before June 20, 2008. ADDRESSES: Send comments to Debbie Ferraro, Management Services Division, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2141, Arlington, VA 22209–3939. Commenters are encouraged to send their comments on computer disk, or via E-mail to Ferraro.Debbie@DOL.GOV. Ms. Ferraro can be reached at (202) 693–9821 (voice), or (202) 693–9801 (facsimile). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact the employee listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is responsible for the inspection, testing, approval and certification, and quality control of mining equipment and components, materials, instruments, and explosives used in both underground and surface coal, metal, and nonmetal mines. Title 30 CFR, parts 6 through 36 contain E:\FR\FM\21APN1.SGM 21APN1 21378 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 77 / Monday, April 21, 2008 / Notices procedures by which manufacturers may apply for and have equipment approved as ‘‘permissible’’ for use in mines. II. Desired Focus of Comments Currently, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed extension of the information collection requirement related to testing, evaluation, and approval of Mining Products. MSHA is particularly interested in comments that: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of MSHA’s functions, including whether the information has practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of MSHA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Suggest methods to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Address 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)to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the employee listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice or viewed on the Internet by accessing the MSHA home page (https:// www.msha.gov/) and selecting ‘‘Rules and Regs’’, and then selecting ‘‘Fed Reg Docs.’’ rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES III. Current Actions Title 30 CFR parts 6 through 36 require that an investigation leading to approval or certification will be undertaken by the A&CC at the MSHA only pursuant to a written application accompanied by prescribed drawings and specifications identifying the piece of equipment. This information is used by engineers and scientists to evaluate the design in conjunction with tests to assure conformance to standards prior to approval for use in mines. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Mine Safety and Health Administration. Title: Permissible Equipment Testing. OMB Number: 1219–0066. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Respondents: 262. Responses: 733. Total Burden Hours: 4302. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:59 Apr 18, 2008 Jkt 214001 Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintaining): $1,671,381. 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 at Arlington, Virginia, this 16th day of April, 2008. David L. Meyer, Director, Office of Administration and Management. [FR Doc. E8–8541 Filed 4–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–43–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Occupational Safety and Health Administration [Docket No. OSHA–2007–0053] Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories; Proposed Satellite Notification and Acceptance Program Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requests comment on a new segment being proposed under its Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) Program. This segment is called the Satellite Notification and Acceptance Program, and participation by NRTLs in the program is voluntary. The description for this program specifies the criteria and conditions under which any NRTL may control and audit certain facilities in order to perform particular functions at those facilities. DATES: You must submit information or comments by the following dates: • Hard copy: postmarked or sent by May 21, 2008. • Electronic transmission or facsimile: sent by May 21, 2008. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: Electronically: You may submit comments electronically at https:// www.regulations.gov, which is the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Follow the instructions online for making electronic submissions. Fax: If your submissions, 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: You must submit three copies of your comments PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 to the OSHA Docket Office, Docket No. OSHA–2007–0053, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N–2625, 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, 8:15 a.m.–4:45 p.m., e.t. Instructions: All submissions must include the Agency name and the OSHA docket number (OSHA Docket No. OSHA–2007–0053). Submissions, including any personal information you provide, are placed in the public docket without change and may be made available online at https:// www.regulations.gov. Docket: To read or download submissions or other material in the docket, go to https://www.regulations.gov or the OSHA Docket Office at the address above. All documents in the docket are listed in the https:// 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. Extension of Comment Period: Submit requests for extensions concerning this notice to the Office of Technical Programs and Coordination Activities, NRTL Program, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room N–3655, Washington, DC 20210. Or, fax to (202) 693–1644. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: MaryAnn Garrahan, Director, Office of Technical Programs and Coordination Activities, NRTL Program, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room N–3655, Washington, DC 20210, or phone (202) 693–2110. Our Web page includes information about the NRTL Program (see https://www.osha.gov and select ‘‘N’’ in the site index). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Introduction The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is proposing a new operational segment under its Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) Program; it will be called the Satellite Notification and Acceptance Program (SNAP). This new segment would allow NRTLs to use facilities referred to as ‘‘SNAP sites,’’ which they control and audit, in order to perform particular functions necessary in the NRTL’s testing and certification operations. These functions E:\FR\FM\21APN1.SGM 21APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 77 (Monday, April 21, 2008)]
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[FR Doc No: E8-8541]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Mine Safety and Health Administration


Proposed Information Collection Request Submitted for Public 
Comment and Recommendations; Testing, Evaluation and Approval of Mining 
Products

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.

DATES: Submit comments on or before June 20, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to Debbie Ferraro, Management Services 
Division, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2141, Arlington, VA 22209-3939. 
Commenters are encouraged to send their comments on computer disk, or 
via E-mail to Ferraro.Debbie@DOL.GOV. Ms. Ferraro can be reached at 
(202) 693-9821 (voice), or (202) 693-9801 (facsimile).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact the employee listed in the 
ADDRESSES section of this notice.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Background

    The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is responsible for 
the inspection, testing, approval and certification, and quality 
control of mining equipment and components, materials, instruments, and 
explosives used in both underground and surface coal, metal, and 
nonmetal mines. Title 30 CFR, parts 6 through 36 contain

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procedures by which manufacturers may apply for and have equipment 
approved as ``permissible'' for use in mines.

II. Desired Focus of Comments

    Currently, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is 
soliciting comments concerning the proposed extension of the 
information collection requirement related to testing, evaluation, and 
approval of Mining Products. MSHA is particularly interested in 
comments that:
     Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of MSHA's functions, including 
whether the information has practical utility;
     Evaluate the accuracy of MSHA's estimate of the burden of 
the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
     Suggest methods to enhance the quality, utility, and 
clarity of the information to be collected; and
     Address 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)to minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
those who are to respond.
    A copy of the proposed information collection request can be 
obtained by contacting the employee listed in the ADDRESSES section of 
this notice or viewed on the Internet by accessing the MSHA home page 
(https://www.msha.gov/) and selecting ``Rules and Regs'', and then 
selecting ``Fed Reg Docs.''

III. Current Actions

    Title 30 CFR parts 6 through 36 require that an investigation 
leading to approval or certification will be undertaken by the A&CC at 
the MSHA only pursuant to a written application accompanied by 
prescribed drawings and specifications identifying the piece of 
equipment. This information is used by engineers and scientists to 
evaluate the design in conjunction with tests to assure conformance to 
standards prior to approval for use in mines.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Agency: Mine Safety and Health Administration.
    Title: Permissible Equipment Testing.
    OMB Number: 1219-0066.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Respondents: 262.
    Responses: 733.
    Total Burden Hours: 4302.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintaining): $1,671,381.
    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 at Arlington, Virginia, this 16th day of April, 2008.
David L. Meyer,
Director, Office of Administration and Management.
[FR Doc. E8-8541 Filed 4-18-08; 8:45 am]
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