Privacy Act of 1974; Amendment of Systems Notice; Modification of Routine Uses, 45530-45532 [E8-17899]

Download as PDF 45530 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 151 / Tuesday, August 5, 2008 / Notices Forms 29–4125a and 29–4125k. VA uses the information to determine the claimant’s eligibility for payment of insurance proceeds and to process monthly installment payments. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on May 19, 2008, at page 28859. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 8,787 hours. a. VA Form 29–4125—8,200 hours. b. VA Form 29–4125a—462 hours. c. VA Form 4125k—125 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: a. VA Form 29–4125—6 minutes. b. VA Form 29–4125a—15 minutes. c. VA Form 4125k—15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 84,350. a. VA Form 29–4125—82,000. b. VA Form 29–4125a—1,850. c. VA Form 4125k—500. Dated: July 24, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–17848 Filed 8–4–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0635] Agency Information Collection (Suspension of Monthly Check) Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. dwashington3 on PRODPC61 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before September 4, 2008. VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:19 Aug 04, 2008 Jkt 214001 Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov; or to VA’s OMB Desk Officer, OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395–7316. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0635’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Records Management Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461– 7485, fax (202) 273–0443 or e-mail denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0635.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Suspension of Monthly Check, VA Form 29–0759. OMB Control Number: 2900–0635. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: When a beneficiary’s monthly insurance check is not cash within one year from the issued date, the Department of Treasury returns the funds to VA. VA Form 29–0759 is used to advise the beneficiary that his or her monthly insurance checks have been suspended and to request the beneficiary to provide a current address or if desired a banking institution for direct deposit for monthly checks. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on May 19, 2008, at pages 28861–28862. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 200 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,200. ADDRESSES: Dated: July 24, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–17849 Filed 8–4–08; 8:45 am] 463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that a meeting of the Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee will be held on September 18–19, 2008, in Room 630, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. On September 18, the session will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. On September 19, the session will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 12 noon. This meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and the Under Secretary for Health on all matters pertaining to geriatrics and gerontology. The Committee assesses the capability of VA health care facilities and programs to meet the medical, psychological, and social needs of older veterans and evaluates VA programs designated as Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Centers. The meeting will feature presentations and discussion on VA’s aging research activities, update on VA’s geriatric workforce (to include training, recruitment and retention approaches), Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Geriatric Primary Care, VHA strategic planning activities in geriatrics and extended care, recent VHA efforts regarding dementia and long term care needs of recently returning veterans, program advances in Community Living Centers and palliative care, and policy guidance and performance oversight of the VA Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Centers. No time will be allocated at this meeting for receiving oral presentations from the public. Interested parties should provide written comments for review by the Committee not less than ten days in advance of the meeting to Mrs. Marcia Holt-Delaney, Office of Geriatrics and Extended Care (114), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420. Individuals who wish to attend the meeting should contact Mrs. HoltDelaney, Program Analyst, at (202) 461– 6769. Dated: July 30, 2008. By Direction of the Secretary. E. Philip Riggin, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E8–17898 Filed 8–4–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting Privacy Act of 1974; Amendment of Systems Notice; Modification of Routine Uses The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92– PO 00000 Frm 00140 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\05AUN1.SGM Department of Veterans Affairs. 05AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 151 / Tuesday, August 5, 2008 / Notices ACTION: Notice; amendment of system of records. SUMMARY: As required by the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552(a)(E), notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is modifying the Routine Uses of this System of Records to add additional uses. Notice is hereby given that VA is revising certain paragraphs in the system of records entitled ‘‘Workers’’ Compensation-Occupational Safety and Health/Management Information System—VA’’ (86VA00S1) which was recently published in the Federal Register at Volume 60, Number 60, on September 14, 2000. The Routine Uses are being revised to include additional purposes for which information from this System of Records may be disseminated without the consent of the individual. VA is republishing this system notice in its entirety at this time. ADDRESSES: Written comments concerning the proposed amended system of records may be submitted through https://www.Regulations.gov; by mail or hand-delivery to Director, Regulations Management (02REG), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Room 1068, Washington, DC 20420; by fax to (202) 273–9026; or by e-mail to ‘‘VAregulations@mail.va.gov.’’ All comments received will be available for public inspection in the Office of Regulation Policy and Management, Room 1063B, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday (except holidays). Please call (202) 273–9515 for an appointment. In addition, during the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at https:// www.Regulations.gov. dwashington3 on PRODPC61 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Director, Occupational Safety and Health (00S1), Office of Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, 202–461–5021. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: VA developed the ‘‘Workers’’ Compensation-Occupational Safety and Health/Management Information System—VA’’ to facilitate the management of workers’ compensation claims filed under the Federal Employment Compensation Act (FECA) which is administered by the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP). The data contained in the system is provided directly from periodic input via CD ROM from OWCP and uploaded into the system for use by VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:19 Aug 04, 2008 Jkt 214001 VA workers’ compensation staff to manage facility actions related to FECA claims. Approved: July 21, 2008. Gordon H. Mansfield, Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs. SYSTEM NUMBER: 86VA00S1. 45531 PURPOSE(S): The information contained in this system of records is used to case manage each worker’s compensation claim, to produce statistical management reports, monitor the case management performance of each VA employing facility, and produce statistical reports on the source and type of injuries occurring at each facility. SYSTEM NAME: Workers’ Compensation-Occupational Safety and Health/Management Information System—VA. SYSTEM LOCATION: Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Austin Information Technology Center, Austin, Texas, and information in the database can be viewed and downloaded by employees with workers’ compensation case management and safety responsibilities at VA employing facilities. CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM: All VA and former VA employees who have incurred a job-related injury/ disease and have an active claim file with the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP). CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: Records in the system include the OWCP quarterly injury/disease chargeback reports, weekly Case Management File (CMF) Reports, weekly Automated Compensation Payment System (ACPS) Reports, weekly Bill Payment System (BPS) Reports, data on VA’s continuation of pay (COP) costs, and some elements from the Personnel and Accounting Integrated Data System—VA. The computer data base records include the claimant’s name, address, Social Security number, date of birth, grade, salary, telephone number, OWCP’s case adjudication status (approved or denied, waiting adjudication, file sent to Hearings and Review for decision), accepted medical condition(s), compensation paid (amount and time period covered), medical bills paid (name of physician, hospital or health facility, type of treatment, date of treatment, amount paid, amount paid for medical equipment, and rehabilitation expenses), COP authorized or denied, dates COP is paid, number of days of COP, and total amount paid. AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: Public Law 91–596; 5 U.S.C. 8101 et seq.; and Federal Regulations 20 CFR part 10, 29 CFR part 1960, and 5 CFR ch. 1, part 353. PO 00000 Frm 00141 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES: 1. Disclosure may be made to any third-party or representative acting on claimant’s behalf until the claim is adjudicated, all appeal rights are resolved, and the case file is closed. 2. In the event that records in this system of records indicate a violation or potential violation of law, whether civil, criminal or regulatory in nature, and whether arising by general statute or particular program statute, or by regulation, rule or order issued pursuant thereto, the relevant records may be referred, as a routine use, to the appropriate agency, whether Federal, state, local or foreign, charged with the responsibility for investigating or prosecuting such violation or charged with enforcing or implementing the statute, or rule, regulation or order issued pursuant thereto. 3. VA may disclose information from this system of records to the Department of Justice (DOJ), either on VA’s initiative or in response to DOJ’s request for the information, after either VA or DOJ determines that such information is relevant to DOJ’s representation of the United States or any of its components in legal proceedings before a court or adjudicative body, provided that, in each case, the agency also determines prior to disclosure that release of the records to the DOJ is a use of the information contained in the records that is compatible with the purpose for which VA collected the records. VA, on its own initiative, may disclose records in this system of records in legal proceedings before a court or administrative body after determining that the disclosure of the records to the court or administrative body is a use of the information contained in the records that is compatible with the purpose for which VA collected the records. 5. The record of an individual who is covered by a system of records may be disclosed to a Member of Congress, or a staff person acting for the Member, when the Member or staff person requests the record on behalf of and at the written request of the individual. 6. Disclosure may be made to the National Archives and Records E:\FR\FM\05AUN1.SGM 05AUN1 45532 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 151 / Tuesday, August 5, 2008 / Notices dwashington3 on PRODPC61 with NOTICES Administration (NARA) and the General Services Administration (GSA) in records management inspections conducted under authority of Title 44, Chapter 29 of the U.S. Code. 7. Disclosure may be made to any source from which additional information is needed in order to properly make case management decisions. Disclosure of statistical data may be made to other VA facilities and Federal agencies. 8. Disclosure of relevant information may be made to individuals, organizations, private or public agencies, or other entities with whom VA has a contract or agreement or where there is a subcontract to perform such services as VA may deem practicable in order for the contractor, subcontractor, public or private agency, or other entity or individual with whom VA has a contract or agreement to perform the services of the contract or agreement. 9. VA may disclose on its own initiative any information in the system, except the names and home addresses of veterans and their dependents, that is relevant to a suspected or reasonably imminent violation of the law whether civil, criminal, or regulatory in nature and whether arising by general or program statute or by regulation, rule, or order issued pursuant thereto, to a Federal, state, local, tribal, or foreign agency charged with the responsibility of investigating or prosecuting such violation, or charged with enforcing or implementing the statute, regulation, rule, or order. VA may also disclose on its own initiative the names and addresses of veterans and their dependents to a Federal agency charged with the responsibility of investigating or prosecuting civil, criminal, or regulatory violations of law, or charged with enforcing or implementing the statute, regulation, or order issued pursuant thereto. VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:19 Aug 04, 2008 Jkt 214001 10. Disclosure to other Federal agencies may be made to assist such agencies in preventing and detecting possible fraud or abuse by individuals in their operations and programs. 11. VA may, on its own initiative, disclose any information or records to appropriate agencies, entities, and persons when (1) VA suspects or has confirmed that the integrity or confidentiality of information in the system of records has been compromised; (2) the Department has determined that as a result of the suspected or confirmed compromise, there is a risk of embarrassment or harm to the reputations of the record subjects, harm to economic or property interests, identity theft or fraud, or harm to the security, confidentiality, or integrity of this system or other systems or programs (whether maintained by the Department or another agency or entity) that rely upon the potentially compromised information; and (3) the disclosure is to agencies, entities, or persons whom VA determines are reasonably necessary to assist or carry out the Department’s efforts to respond to the suspected or confirmed compromise and prevent, minimize, or remedy such harm. POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: STORAGE: Paper documents and computer storage media. RETRIEVABILITY: Information is retrievable by the name of VA claimant, Social Security number, and OWCP case file number. SAFEGUARDS: Access to the WC–OSH/MIS database is restricted to OWCP Case Managers and Safety Officials. Paper records are PO 00000 Frm 00142 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 maintained in a secured area with limited access. Access to data is by means of online (query) database or downloading with a personal computer and is restricted to authorized employees by means of unique user identification and passwords. RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: Records are destroyed 30 years after OWCP closes the claimant’s case file. Records are destroyed by shredding or burning paper documents, or by erasing the magnetic media. SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration (03), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420. NOTIFICATION PROCEDURES: Employees desiring to know whether this system of records contains a record pertaining to them must submit a written request to VA’s Human Resources Management Office of employment or to the office of last employment for former employees. RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: Employees seeking information regarding access to and contesting of VA records may write, call, or visit VA’s Human Resources Management Office of Employment. CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: See record access procedures above. RECORDS SOURCE CATEGORIES: Data tapes furnished by OWCP, data elements from the Personnel and Accounting Integrated Data System— VA, VA COP data, and VA employees. [FR Doc. E8–17899 Filed 8–4–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\05AUN1.SGM 05AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Privacy Act of 1974; Amendment of Systems Notice; Modification of 
Routine Uses

AGENCY: Department of Veterans Affairs.

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ACTION: Notice; amendment of system of records.

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SUMMARY: As required by the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552(a)(E), 
notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is 
modifying the Routine Uses of this System of Records to add additional 
uses.
    Notice is hereby given that VA is revising certain paragraphs in 
the system of records entitled ``Workers'' Compensation-Occupational 
Safety and Health/Management Information System--VA'' (86VA00S1) which 
was recently published in the Federal Register at Volume 60, Number 60, 
on September 14, 2000. The Routine Uses are being revised to include 
additional purposes for which information from this System of Records 
may be disseminated without the consent of the individual. VA is 
republishing this system notice in its entirety at this time.

ADDRESSES: Written comments concerning the proposed amended system of 
records may be submitted through https://www.Regulations.gov; by mail or 
hand-delivery to Director, Regulations Management (02REG), Department 
of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Room 1068, Washington, DC 
20420; by fax to (202) 273-9026; or by e-mail to 
``VAregulations@mail.va.gov.'' All comments received will be available 
for public inspection in the Office of Regulation Policy and 
Management, Room 1063B, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., 
Monday through Friday (except holidays). Please call (202) 273-9515 for 
an appointment. In addition, during the comment period, comments may be 
viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at 
https://www.Regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Director, Occupational Safety and 
Health (00S1), Office of Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, 202-461-5021.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Background: VA developed the ``Workers'' Compensation-Occupational 
Safety and Health/Management Information System--VA'' to facilitate the 
management of workers' compensation claims filed under the Federal 
Employment Compensation Act (FECA) which is administered by the U.S. 
Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP). 
The data contained in the system is provided directly from periodic 
input via CD ROM from OWCP and uploaded into the system for use by VA 
workers' compensation staff to manage facility actions related to FECA 
claims.

    Approved: July 21, 2008.
Gordon H. Mansfield,
Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs.

SYSTEM NUMBER:
    86VA00S1.

SYSTEM NAME:
    Workers' Compensation-Occupational Safety and Health/Management 
Information System--VA.

SYSTEM LOCATION:
    Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Austin Information Technology 
Center, Austin, Texas, and information in the database can be viewed 
and downloaded by employees with workers' compensation case management 
and safety responsibilities at VA employing facilities.

CATEGORIES OF INDIVIDUALS COVERED BY THE SYSTEM:
    All VA and former VA employees who have incurred a job-related 
injury/disease and have an active claim file with the Office of 
Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP).

CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
    Records in the system include the OWCP quarterly injury/disease 
chargeback reports, weekly Case Management File (CMF) Reports, weekly 
Automated Compensation Payment System (ACPS) Reports, weekly Bill 
Payment System (BPS) Reports, data on VA's continuation of pay (COP) 
costs, and some elements from the Personnel and Accounting Integrated 
Data System--VA. The computer data base records include the claimant's 
name, address, Social Security number, date of birth, grade, salary, 
telephone number, OWCP's case adjudication status (approved or denied, 
waiting adjudication, file sent to Hearings and Review for decision), 
accepted medical condition(s), compensation paid (amount and time 
period covered), medical bills paid (name of physician, hospital or 
health facility, type of treatment, date of treatment, amount paid, 
amount paid for medical equipment, and rehabilitation expenses), COP 
authorized or denied, dates COP is paid, number of days of COP, and 
total amount paid.

AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM:
    Public Law 91-596; 5 U.S.C. 8101 et seq.; and Federal Regulations 
20 CFR part 10, 29 CFR part 1960, and 5 CFR ch. 1, part 353.

PURPOSE(S):
    The information contained in this system of records is used to case 
manage each worker's compensation claim, to produce statistical 
management reports, monitor the case management performance of each VA 
employing facility, and produce statistical reports on the source and 
type of injuries occurring at each facility.

ROUTINE USES OF RECORDS MAINTAINED IN THE SYSTEM, INCLUDING CATEGORIES 
OF USERS AND THE PURPOSES OF SUCH USES:
    1. Disclosure may be made to any third-party or representative 
acting on claimant's behalf until the claim is adjudicated, all appeal 
rights are resolved, and the case file is closed.
    2. In the event that records in this system of records indicate a 
violation or potential violation of law, whether civil, criminal or 
regulatory in nature, and whether arising by general statute or 
particular program statute, or by regulation, rule or order issued 
pursuant thereto, the relevant records may be referred, as a routine 
use, to the appropriate agency, whether Federal, state, local or 
foreign, charged with the responsibility for investigating or 
prosecuting such violation or charged with enforcing or implementing 
the statute, or rule, regulation or order issued pursuant thereto.
    3. VA may disclose information from this system of records to the 
Department of Justice (DOJ), either on VA's initiative or in response 
to DOJ's request for the information, after either VA or DOJ determines 
that such information is relevant to DOJ's representation of the United 
States or any of its components in legal proceedings before a court or 
adjudicative body, provided that, in each case, the agency also 
determines prior to disclosure that release of the records to the DOJ 
is a use of the information contained in the records that is compatible 
with the purpose for which VA collected the records. VA, on its own 
initiative, may disclose records in this system of records in legal 
proceedings before a court or administrative body after determining 
that the disclosure of the records to the court or administrative body 
is a use of the information contained in the records that is compatible 
with the purpose for which VA collected the records.
    5. The record of an individual who is covered by a system of 
records may be disclosed to a Member of Congress, or a staff person 
acting for the Member, when the Member or staff person requests the 
record on behalf of and at the written request of the individual.
    6. Disclosure may be made to the National Archives and Records

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Administration (NARA) and the General Services Administration (GSA) in 
records management inspections conducted under authority of Title 44, 
Chapter 29 of the U.S. Code.
    7. Disclosure may be made to any source from which additional 
information is needed in order to properly make case management 
decisions. Disclosure of statistical data may be made to other VA 
facilities and Federal agencies.
    8. Disclosure of relevant information may be made to individuals, 
organizations, private or public agencies, or other entities with whom 
VA has a contract or agreement or where there is a subcontract to 
perform such services as VA may deem practicable in order for the 
contractor, subcontractor, public or private agency, or other entity or 
individual with whom VA has a contract or agreement to perform the 
services of the contract or agreement.
    9. VA may disclose on its own initiative any information in the 
system, except the names and home addresses of veterans and their 
dependents, that is relevant to a suspected or reasonably imminent 
violation of the law whether civil, criminal, or regulatory in nature 
and whether arising by general or program statute or by regulation, 
rule, or order issued pursuant thereto, to a Federal, state, local, 
tribal, or foreign agency charged with the responsibility of 
investigating or prosecuting such violation, or charged with enforcing 
or implementing the statute, regulation, rule, or order. VA may also 
disclose on its own initiative the names and addresses of veterans and 
their dependents to a Federal agency charged with the responsibility of 
investigating or prosecuting civil, criminal, or regulatory violations 
of law, or charged with enforcing or implementing the statute, 
regulation, or order issued pursuant thereto.
    10. Disclosure to other Federal agencies may be made to assist such 
agencies in preventing and detecting possible fraud or abuse by 
individuals in their operations and programs.
    11. VA may, on its own initiative, disclose any information or 
records to appropriate agencies, entities, and persons when (1) VA 
suspects or has confirmed that the integrity or confidentiality of 
information in the system of records has been compromised; (2) the 
Department has determined that as a result of the suspected or 
confirmed compromise, there is a risk of embarrassment or harm to the 
reputations of the record subjects, harm to economic or property 
interests, identity theft or fraud, or harm to the security, 
confidentiality, or integrity of this system or other systems or 
programs (whether maintained by the Department or another agency or 
entity) that rely upon the potentially compromised information; and (3) 
the disclosure is to agencies, entities, or persons whom VA determines 
are reasonably necessary to assist or carry out the Department's 
efforts to respond to the suspected or confirmed compromise and 
prevent, minimize, or remedy such harm.

POLICIES AND PRACTICES FOR STORING, RETRIEVING, ACCESSING, RETAINING, 
AND DISPOSING OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM:
STORAGE:
    Paper documents and computer storage media.

RETRIEVABILITY:
    Information is retrievable by the name of VA claimant, Social 
Security number, and OWCP case file number.

SAFEGUARDS:
    Access to the WC-OSH/MIS database is restricted to OWCP Case 
Managers and Safety Officials. Paper records are maintained in a 
secured area with limited access. Access to data is by means of online 
(query) database or downloading with a personal computer and is 
restricted to authorized employees by means of unique user 
identification and passwords.

RETENTION AND DISPOSAL:
    Records are destroyed 30 years after OWCP closes the claimant's 
case file. Records are destroyed by shredding or burning paper 
documents, or by erasing the magnetic media.

SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS:
    Deputy Assistant Secretary for Administration (03), Department of 
Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420.

NOTIFICATION PROCEDURES:
    Employees desiring to know whether this system of records contains 
a record pertaining to them must submit a written request to VA's Human 
Resources Management Office of employment or to the office of last 
employment for former employees.

RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES:
    Employees seeking information regarding access to and contesting of 
VA records may write, call, or visit VA's Human Resources Management 
Office of Employment.

CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES:
    See record access procedures above.

RECORDS SOURCE CATEGORIES:
    Data tapes furnished by OWCP, data elements from the Personnel and 
Accounting Integrated Data System--VA, VA COP data, and VA employees.

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