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Download as PDF 55545 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 215 / Tuesday, November 6, 2018 / Notices Example 4: Follow-Up Arsenic Urine Testing in Hayden, Arizona ATSDR completed an EI in 2015 at the ASARCO Hayden Smelter Site in Hayden, AZ. The EI included blood lead and urine arsenic testing. Air monitoring determined that the smelter was not operating during the sample collection period and that, given the short half-life of arsenic in the body, the arsenic results may not be valid. In 2017, ATSDR retested the participants from the 2015 EI to evaluate their urinary arsenic levels. It was determined that all urinary arsenic levels were below the follow-up level and air data indicate that air arsenic levels in the 2 weeks prior to testing were consistent with usual levels seen in the community. The EI report is being prepared and a community meeting will be held when the document is released. Additional water sampling was recommended and an EI was conducted in August in 2017. For the EI, the 64 residents previously sampled were invited to have their private wells ATSDR also collects information on other possible confounding sources of chemical(s) exposure such as medicines taken, foods eaten, hobbies, jobs, etc. In addition, ATSDR asks questions on recreational or occupational activities that could increase a participant’s exposure potential. That information represents an individual’s exposure history. The number of questions can vary depending on the number of chemicals being investigated, the route of exposure (e.g., breathing, eating, touching), and number of other sources of the chemical(s) (e.g., products used, jobs). We use approximately 12–20 questions about the pertinent environmental exposures per investigation. Typically, the number of participants in an individual EI ranges from 10 to 100. Participation is completely voluntary, and there are no costs to participants other than their time. Based on a maximum of 12 EIs per year and 100 participants each, the estimated annualized burden hours are 600. retested: 25 residences agreed participate in the EI sampling. Residents were provided the results of their sampling and an EI report is currently being prepared. It will be presented to the community in a public meeting when completed. All of ATSDR’s targeted biological assessments (e.g., urine, blood) and some of the environmental investigations (e.g., air, water, soil, or food sampling) involve participants to determine whether they are or have been exposed to unusual levels of pollutants at specific locations (e.g., where people live, spend leisure time, or anywhere they might come into contact with contaminants under investigation). Questionnaires, appropriate to the specific contaminant, are generally needed in about half of the EIs (at most approximately 12 per year) to assist in interpreting the biological or environmental sampling results. ATSDR collects contact information (e.g., name, address, phone number) to provide the participant with their individual results. ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS Average burden per response (in hours) Number of responses per respondent Total burden (in hours) Form name Exposure Investigation Participants .. Chemical Exposure Questions ......... 1,200 1 30/60 600 Total ........................................... ........................................................... ........................ ........................ ........................ 600 Jeffrey M. Zirger, Acting Lead, Information Collection Review Office, Office of Scientific Integrity, Office of Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 2018–24234 Filed 11–5–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [30Day–19–18APJ] Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Number of respondents Type of respondents In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has submitted the information collection request titled Surveillance of Nonfatal Injuries Among On-Duty Law Enforcement Officers to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. CDC previously published a ‘‘Proposed Data Collection VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:05 Nov 05, 2018 Jkt 247001 Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations’’ notice on July 20, 2018 to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. CDC received one comment related to the previous notice. This notice serves to allow an additional 30 days for public and affected agency comments. CDC will accept all comments for this proposed information collection project. The Office of Management and Budget is particularly interested in comments that: (a) 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; (b) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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; and (e) Assess information collection costs. To request additional information on the proposed project or to obtain a copy of the information collection plan and instruments, call (404) 639–7570 or send an email to omb@cdc.gov. Direct written comments and/or suggestions regarding the items contained in this notice to the Attention: CDC Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503 or by fax to (202) 395–5806. Provide written comments within 30 days of notice publication. Proposed Project Surveillance of Nonfatal Injuries Among On-Duty Law Enforcement Officers—New—National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health E:\FR\FM\06NON1.SGM 06NON1 55546 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 215 / Tuesday, November 6, 2018 / Notices (NIOSH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Background and Brief Description Studies have reported that law enforcement officers have high rates of non-fatal injuries and illnesses as compared to the general worker population. As law enforcement officers undertake many critical public safety activities and are tasked with protecting the safety and health of the public, it follows that understanding and preventing injuries among law enforcement officers will have a benefit reaching beyond the workers to the general public. As mandated in the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (Pub. L. 91–596), the mission of NIOSH is to conduct research and investigations on occupational safety and health. Related to this mission, the purpose of this project is to conduct research that will provide a detailed description of nonfatal occupational injuries incurred by law enforcement officers. This information will offer detailed insight into events that lead to the largest number of nonfatal injuries among law enforcement officers. The project will use two related data sources. The first source is data abstracted from medical records of law enforcement officers treated in a nationally stratified sample of emergency departments. These data are routinely collected through the occupational supplement to the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS-Work). The second data source, for which NIOSH is seeking OMB approval for three years, is responses to telephone interview surveys of the injured and exposed law enforcement officers identified within NEISS-Work. The proposed telephone interview surveys will supplement NEISS-Work data with an extensive description of law enforcement officer injuries and exposures, including worker characteristics, injury types, injury circumstances, and injury outcomes. Previous reports describing occupational injuries to law enforcement officers provide limited details on specific regions or subsegments of the population. As compared to these earlier studies, the scope of the telephone interview data will be broader as it includes sampled cases nationwide. Results from the telephone interviews will be weighted and reported as national estimates. The sample size for the telephone interview survey is estimated to be approximately 300 law enforcement officers annually for the proposed three year duration of the study. This is based on the number of law enforcement officers identified in previous years of NEISS-Work data and a 30% response rate that is comparable to the rate of previously conducted National Electronic Injury Surveillance System telephone interview studies. Each telephone interview will take approximately 30 minutes to complete, resulting in an annualized burden estimate of 150 hours. Using the routine NEISS-Work data, an analysis of all identified EMS workers will be performed to determine if there are differences between the telephone interview responder and non-responder groups. The Division of Safety Research (DSR) within NIOSH is conducting this project. DSR has a strong interest in improving surveillance of law enforcement officer injuries to provide the information necessary for effectively targeting and implementing prevention efforts and, consequently, reducing occupational injuries to law enforcement officers. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) will also contribute to this project, as they are responsible for coordinating the collection of all NEISS-Work data and for overseeing the collection of all telephone interview data. Annual Burden Hours are estimated to be 150. There is no cost to respondents other than their time. ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS Number of respondents Type of respondents Form name Law enforcement ............................................ officers ............................................................. Follow-back survey ........................................ Jeffrey M. Zirger, Acting Lead, Information Collection Review Office, Office of Scientific Integrity, Office of Science, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES [FR Doc. 2018–24235 Filed 11–5–18; 8:45 am] [60Day–18–1092; Docket No. CDC–2018– 0095] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Proposed Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). ACTION: Notice with comment period. khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as part of its continuing effort to reduce public burden and maximize the utility of government information, invites the general public and other Federal SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:05 Nov 05, 2018 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Number of responses per respondent 300 1 Average burden per response (in hours) 30/60 agencies the opportunity to comment on a proposed and/or continuing information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This notice invites comment on a proposed information collection project titled ‘‘Sudden Death in the Young (SDY) Case Registry’’. The goal of the SDY Case Registry is to compile standardized data on sudden and unexpected deaths among infants, children, and young adults, which are not explained by homicides, suicides, overdoses, or the result of an external cause that was the only and obvious reason for the fatal injury, or terminal illnesses. CDC must receive written comments on or before January 7, 2019. DATES: E:\FR\FM\06NON1.SGM 06NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 215 (Tuesday, November 6, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 55545-55546]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

[30Day-19-18APJ]


Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review

    In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Centers 
for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has submitted the information 
collection request titled Surveillance of Nonfatal Injuries Among On-
Duty Law Enforcement Officers to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for review and approval. CDC previously published a ``Proposed 
Data Collection Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations'' 
notice on July 20, 2018 to obtain comments from the public and affected 
agencies. CDC received one comment related to the previous notice. This 
notice serves to allow an additional 30 days for public and affected 
agency comments.
    CDC will accept all comments for this proposed information 
collection project. The Office of Management and Budget is particularly 
interested in comments that:
    (a) 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;
    (b) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the burden of 
the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
    (c) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected;
    (d) 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; and
    (e) Assess information collection costs.
    To request additional information on the proposed project or to 
obtain a copy of the information collection plan and instruments, call 
(404) 639-7570 or send an email to [email protected]. Direct written comments 
and/or suggestions regarding the items contained in this notice to the 
Attention: CDC Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th 
Street NW, Washington, DC 20503 or by fax to (202) 395-5806. Provide 
written comments within 30 days of notice publication.

Proposed Project

    Surveillance of Nonfatal Injuries Among On-Duty Law Enforcement 
Officers--New--National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

[[Page 55546]]

(NIOSH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Background and Brief Description

    Studies have reported that law enforcement officers have high rates 
of non-fatal injuries and illnesses as compared to the general worker 
population. As law enforcement officers undertake many critical public 
safety activities and are tasked with protecting the safety and health 
of the public, it follows that understanding and preventing injuries 
among law enforcement officers will have a benefit reaching beyond the 
workers to the general public.
    As mandated in the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (Pub. 
L. 91-596), the mission of NIOSH is to conduct research and 
investigations on occupational safety and health. Related to this 
mission, the purpose of this project is to conduct research that will 
provide a detailed description of non-fatal occupational injuries 
incurred by law enforcement officers. This information will offer 
detailed insight into events that lead to the largest number of 
nonfatal injuries among law enforcement officers. The project will use 
two related data sources. The first source is data abstracted from 
medical records of law enforcement officers treated in a nationally 
stratified sample of emergency departments. These data are routinely 
collected through the occupational supplement to the National 
Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS-Work). The second data 
source, for which NIOSH is seeking OMB approval for three years, is 
responses to telephone interview surveys of the injured and exposed law 
enforcement officers identified within NEISS-Work.
    The proposed telephone interview surveys will supplement NEISS-Work 
data with an extensive description of law enforcement officer injuries 
and exposures, including worker characteristics, injury types, injury 
circumstances, and injury outcomes. Previous reports describing 
occupational injuries to law enforcement officers provide limited 
details on specific regions or sub-segments of the population. As 
compared to these earlier studies, the scope of the telephone interview 
data will be broader as it includes sampled cases nationwide. Results 
from the telephone interviews will be weighted and reported as national 
estimates.
    The sample size for the telephone interview survey is estimated to 
be approximately 300 law enforcement officers annually for the proposed 
three year duration of the study. This is based on the number of law 
enforcement officers identified in previous years of NEISS-Work data 
and a 30% response rate that is comparable to the rate of previously 
conducted National Electronic Injury Surveillance System telephone 
interview studies. Each telephone interview will take approximately 30 
minutes to complete, resulting in an annualized burden estimate of 150 
hours. Using the routine NEISS-Work data, an analysis of all identified 
EMS workers will be performed to determine if there are differences 
between the telephone interview responder and non-responder groups.
    The Division of Safety Research (DSR) within NIOSH is conducting 
this project. DSR has a strong interest in improving surveillance of 
law enforcement officer injuries to provide the information necessary 
for effectively targeting and implementing prevention efforts and, 
consequently, reducing occupational injuries to law enforcement 
officers. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) will also 
contribute to this project, as they are responsible for coordinating 
the collection of all NEISS-Work data and for overseeing the collection 
of all telephone interview data. Annual Burden Hours are estimated to 
be 150. There is no cost to respondents other than their time.

                                        Estimated Annualized Burden Hours
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                                                                                     Number of    Average burden
          Type of respondents                   Form name            Number of     responses per   per response
                                                                    respondents     respondent      (in hours)
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Law enforcement.......................  Follow-back survey......             300               1           30/60
officers..............................
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Jeffrey M. Zirger,
Acting Lead, Information Collection Review Office, Office of Scientific 
Integrity, Office of Science, Centers for Disease Control and 
Prevention.
[FR Doc. 2018-24235 Filed 11-5-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4163-18-P