Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Safety and Health Data, 34484-34485 [2017-15508]

Download as PDF 34484 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 141 / Tuesday, July 25, 2017 / Notices is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Sheleen Dumas, Departmental PRA Lead, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–15507 Filed 7–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology Prospective Grant of Exclusive Patent License National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice; prospective grant of exclusive patent license. AGENCY: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (‘‘NIST’’), U.S. Department of Commerce, is contemplating the grant of an exclusive license in the United States of America, its territories, possessions and commonwealths, to NIST’s interest in the invention embodied in U.S. Patent Application No. 15/596,243, titled ‘‘Linear Absorption Spectrometer to Optically Determine an Absolute Mole Fraction of Radiocarbon in a Sample’’ (NIST Docket 17–011) to Planetary Emissions Management, Inc. The grant of the license would be for determination of carbon-14 isotope concentration in samples in all fields. DATES: The prospective exclusive license may be granted unless NIST receives written evidence and argument which establish that the grant of the license would not be consistent with the requirements of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7 by August 9, 2017. ADDRESSES: Information related to this license may be submitted to NIST, Technology Partnerships Office, 100 mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:30 Jul 24, 2017 Jkt 241001 Bureau Drive, Stop 2200, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, or emailed to donald.archer@nist.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Donald G. Archer, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Technology Partnerships Office, 100 Bureau Drive, Stop 2200, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, (301) 975–2522, donald.archer@nist.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a notice in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(e) and 37 CFR 404.7(a)(1)(i) that NIST is contemplating the grant of an exclusive license in the United States of America, its territories, possessions and commonwealths, to NIST’s interest in the invention embodied in U.S. Patent Application No. 15/596,243, titled ‘‘Linear Absorption Spectrometer to Optically Determine an Absolute Mole Fraction of Radiocarbon in a Sample’’ (NIST Docket 17–011) to Planetary Emissions Management, Inc. The grant of the license would be for determination of carbon-14 isotope concentration in samples in all fields. The prospective exclusive license will be royalty bearing and will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. The prospective exclusive license may be granted unless, within fifteen (15) days from the date of this published Notice, NIST receives written evidence and argument which establish that the grant of the license would not be consistent with the requirements of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. The Patent Application was filed on May 16, 2017 and describes systems and methods for determining a quantity of carbon-14 in a sample. Phillip Singerman, Associate Director for Innovations and Industry Services. [FR Doc. 2017–15491 Filed 7–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Safety and Health Data National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before September 25, 2017. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at PRAcomments@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Stephen Banovic, Office of Safety, Health, and Environment, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, MS 1730, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, (301) 975–8822 or stephen.banovic@nist.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract This request is to seek generic clearance for the collection of routine information requested of individuals (including but not limited to visitors, contractors, associates) who utilize Department of Commerce health units as well as various other health and safety related records. The information is collected for the following purposes: 1. For medical treatment, testing, or recording of medical or safety equipment or incidents. 2. For recording of potential radiation exposure to track and assure ‘‘As Low as Reasonably Achievable’’ minimization of risks associated with occupational exposure to radiation and to demonstrate regulatory compliance and reporting requirements to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. 3. With individual’s written permission, release of records for research purposes to medical personnel. 4. To refer information required by applicable law to be disclosed to a Federal, State, or local public health service agency, concerning individuals who have contracted certain communicable diseases or conditions. Such information is used to prevent further outbreak of the disease or condition. 5. To disclose information to the appropriate Federal, State, or local agencies responsible for investigation of an accident, disease, medical condition, or injury as required by pertinent legal authority. 6. To disclose information, when an individual to whom a record pertains is mentally incompetent or under other legal disability, to any person who is E:\FR\FM\25JYN1.SGM 25JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 141 / Tuesday, July 25, 2017 / Notices responsible for the care of the individual, to the extent necessary. 7. To evaluate and report on the effectiveness of health, safety and wellness programs by agency staff or third parties under contract with the agency to conduct such evaluations. 8. To disclose to the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs about a claim for benefits filed. II. Method of Collection DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; the NIST Summer Institute for Middle School Science Teachers (NIST Summer Institute) and the NIST Research Experience for Teachers (NIST RET) Application Requirements Information will be collected in paper format, electronically via internal web applications, and through interviews. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Commerce. ACTION: Notice, agency information collection activities. III. Data SUMMARY: AGENCY: OMB Control Number: 0693–XXXX. Form Number(s): None. Type of Review: Regular submission, new information collection. Affected Public: Some associates, volunteers, and visitors to NIST. Estimated Number of Respondents: 450. Estimated Time per Response: 5 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 37.5 hours. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Sheleen Dumas, Departmental PRA Lead, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–15508 Filed 7–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:30 Jul 24, 2017 Jkt 241001 The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before September 25, 2017. Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at PRAcomments@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Susan Heller-Zeisler: (301) 975–3111; Susan.Heller-Zeisler@ nist.gov. ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract This is a request to revise and extend the expiration date of this currently approved information collection. The NIST Summer Institute and the NIST RET are competitive financial assistance (cooperative agreement) programs designed to support middle school science teachers to participate in hands-on workshops, lectures, tours, visits, or in scientific research with scientists and engineers in NIST laboratories in Gaithersburg, Maryland. The workshops provide teachers with instructional information and ideas to use in their teaching, and emphasize the measurement science done at NIST. The Program provides a world-class opportunity for those teaching our nation’s next generation of scientists to learn more about the subjects they teach and the research in those subjects at PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 34485 NIST, and to offer a platform from which teachers can inspire their students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). To receive funding, nominated teachers must submit applications through their U.S. public school districts or U.S. accredited private educational institutions for potential selection to participate in the NIST Summer Institute or the NIST RET This request is for the information collection requirements associated with applying for funding. The information is used to perform the requisite reviews of the application to determine if an award should be granted. II. Method of Collection Applications may be submitted electronically via http:// www.grants.gov. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0693–0059. Form Number: NIST–1103. Type of Review: Revision and Extension of a currently approved information collection. Affected Public: Households and individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 100. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 100. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Sheleen Dumas, Departmental PRA Lead, Office of the Chief Information Officer. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 141 (Tuesday, July 25, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 34484-34485]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-15508]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Institute of Standards and Technology


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Safety and 
Health Data

AGENCY: National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort 
to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public 
and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on 
proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before September 25, 
2017.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th 
and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet 
at PRAcomments@doc.gov).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Stephen Banovic, Office of Safety, Health, and 
Environment, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau 
Drive, MS 1730, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, (301) 975-8822 or 
stephen.banovic@nist.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    This request is to seek generic clearance for the collection of 
routine information requested of individuals (including but not limited 
to visitors, contractors, associates) who utilize Department of 
Commerce health units as well as various other health and safety 
related records.
    The information is collected for the following purposes:
    1. For medical treatment, testing, or recording of medical or 
safety equipment or incidents.
    2. For recording of potential radiation exposure to track and 
assure ``As Low as Reasonably Achievable'' minimization of risks 
associated with occupational exposure to radiation and to demonstrate 
regulatory compliance and reporting requirements to the Nuclear 
Regulatory Commission.
    3. With individual's written permission, release of records for 
research purposes to medical personnel.
    4. To refer information required by applicable law to be disclosed 
to a Federal, State, or local public health service agency, concerning 
individuals who have contracted certain communicable diseases or 
conditions. Such information is used to prevent further outbreak of the 
disease or condition.
    5. To disclose information to the appropriate Federal, State, or 
local agencies responsible for investigation of an accident, disease, 
medical condition, or injury as required by pertinent legal authority.
    6. To disclose information, when an individual to whom a record 
pertains is mentally incompetent or under other legal disability, to 
any person who is

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responsible for the care of the individual, to the extent necessary.
    7. To evaluate and report on the effectiveness of health, safety 
and wellness programs by agency staff or third parties under contract 
with the agency to conduct such evaluations.
    8. To disclose to the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 
about a claim for benefits filed.

II. Method of Collection

    Information will be collected in paper format, electronically via 
internal web applications, and through interviews.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0693-XXXX.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission, new information collection.
    Affected Public: Some associates, volunteers, and visitors to NIST.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 450.
    Estimated Time per Response: 5 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 37.5 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0.

IV. Request for Comments

    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information shall have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden 
(including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; 
(c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they also will become a matter of public record.

Sheleen Dumas,
Departmental PRA Lead, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-15508 Filed 7-24-17; 8:45 am]
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