Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Notice of Controversion of Right to Compensation, 19905-19906 [2021-07697]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 71 / Thursday, April 15, 2021 / Notices jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES employers to: Develop and maintain exposure control plans; develop a housekeeping schedule; provide workers with Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) vaccinations, post-exposure medical evaluations and follow-up; maintain medical and training records for specified periods; and provide employees and their authorized representatives with access to these records. Employers must also establish and maintain a sharps injury log for the recording of percutaneous injuries from contaminated sharps. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 5,720,498.66. Estimated Cost (Operation and Maintenance): $52,526,634.41. IV. Public Participation—Submission of Comments on This Notice and Internet Access to Comments and Submissions You may submit comments in response to this document as follows: (1) Electronically at http:// www.regulations.gov, which is the Federal eRulemaking Portal; (2) by facsimile (fax); or (3) by hard copy. II. Special Issues for Comment Please note: While OSHA’s Docket Office is continuing to accept and OSHA has a particular interest in process submissions by regular mail, comments on the following issues: • Whether the proposed information due to the COVID–19 pandemic, the collection requirements are necessary Docket Office is closed to the public and for the proper performance of the not able to receive submissions to the agency’s functions, including whether docket by hand, express mail, the information is useful; messenger, and courier service. All • The accuracy of OSHA’s estimate of comments, attachments, and other the burden (time and costs) of the material must identify the agency name information collection requirements, and the OSHA docket number for the including the validity of the ICR (Docket No. OSHA–2011–0047). methodology and assumptions used; You may supplement electronic • The quality, utility, and clarity of submissions by uploading document the information collected; and files electronically. If you wish to mail • Ways to minimize the burden on additional materials in reference to an employers who must comply—for electronic or facsimile submission, you example, by using automated or other must submit them to the OSHA Docket technological information collection Office (see the section of this notice and transmission techniques. titled ADDRESSES). The additional III. Proposed Actions materials must clearly identify electronic comments by your name, The agency is requesting an adjustment increase of 32,816.66 burden date, and the docket number so that the agency can attach them to your hours (from 5,687,682.00 hours to comments. 5,720,498.66). This increase is a result of updated data showing an increase in Due to security procedures, the use of the number of facilities (from 700,724 to regular mail may cause a significant 701,563) and employees (from 8,399,358 delay in the receipt of comments. to 8,425,607) affected by the Standard. Comments and submissions are The operation and maintenance cost posted without change at http:// increased $708,649.41, from www.regulations.gov. Therefore, OSHA $51,817,985.00 to $52,526,634.41, due cautions commenters about submitting to the increase in medical costs personal information such as social (administration of the Hepatitis B security numbers and dates of birth. Vaccine and the PEP treatment). This Although all submissions are listed in increase is also a result of updated data the http://www.regulations.gov index, showing an increase in the number of some information (e.g., copyrighted facilities and employees affected by the material) is not publicly available to Standard. read or download through this website. The agency will summarize the comments submitted in response to this All submissions, including copyrighted notice and will include this summary in material, are available for inspection and copying at the OSHA Docket Office. the request to OMB. Information on using the http:// Type of Review: Extension of a www.regulations.gov website to submit currently approved collection. Title: Bloodborne Pathogens Standard. comments and access the docket is available at the website’s ‘‘User Tips’’ OMB Control Number: 1218–0180. Affected Public: Business or other for- link. Contact the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693–2350, (TTY (877) 889–5627) profits. for information about materials not Number of Respondents: 701,563. Frequency of Responses: On occasion. available through the website, and for assistance in using the internet to locate Total Responses: 26,841,471. docket submissions. Average Time per Response: Varies. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:35 Apr 14, 2021 Jkt 253001 PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19905 V. Authority and Signature James S. Frederick, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, directed the preparation of this notice. The authority for this notice is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3506 et seq.) and Secretary of Labor’s Order No. 1–2012 (77 FR 3912). Signed at Washington, DC, on April 6, 2021. James S. Frederick, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health. [FR Doc. 2021–07695 Filed 4–14–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–26–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Notice of Controversion of Right to Compensation Division of Federal Employees Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ‘‘Notice of Controversion of Right to Compensation.’’ This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). SUMMARY: Consideration will be given to all written comments received by June 14, 2021. ADDRESSES: A copy of this ICR with applicable supporting documentation; including a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total burden may be obtained for free by contacting Anjanette Suggs by telephone at 202– 354–9660 or by email at suggs.anjanette@dol.gov. Submit written comments about this ICR by mail or courier to the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, Room S3323, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210; or by email at suggs.anjanette@dol.gov. Please note that comments submitted after the comment period will not be considered. DATES: E:\FR\FM\15APN1.SGM 15APN1 19906 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 71 / Thursday, April 15, 2021 / Notices jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anjanette Suggs by telephone at 202– 354–9660 or by email at suggs.anjanette@dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The DOL, as part of continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information before submitting them to the OMB for final approval. This program helps to ensure 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 can be properly assessed. 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 Office of Workers’ Compensation (OWCP) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed collection: Notice of Controversion of Right to Compensation (LS–207). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the address section of this Notice. Legal authority for this information collection is found at 33 U.S.C. 914(d). Regulatory authority is found at 20 CFR 702.251. This information collection is subject to the PRA. A Federal agency generally cannot conduct or sponsor a collection of information, and the public is generally not required to respond to an information collection, unless the OMB under the PRA approves it and displays a currently valid OMB Control Number. In addition, notwithstanding any other provisions of law, no person shall generally be subject to penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information that does not display a valid Control Number. See 5 CFR 1320.5(a) and 1320.6. Interested parties are encouraged to provide comments to the contact shown VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:35 Apr 14, 2021 Jkt 253001 in the ADDRESSES section. Written comments will receive consideration, and summarized and included in the request for OMB approval of the final ICR. In order to help ensure appropriate consideration, comments should mention OMB No. 1240–0042. Submitted comments will also be a matter of public record for this ICR and posted on the internet, without redaction. The DOL encourages commenters not to include personally identifiable information, confidential business data, or other sensitive statements/information in any comments. The DOL is particularly interested in comments that: • 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: DOL-Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, DFELHWC. Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection. Title of Collection: Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act Notice of Controversion of Right to Compensation. Form: LS–207, Notice of Controversion of Right to Compensation. OMB Control Number: 1240–0042. Affected Public: Private Sector. Estimated Number of Respondents: 550. Frequency: On occasion. Total Estimated Annual Responses: 19,250. Estimated Average Time per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,813 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $0. PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). Anjanette Suggs, Agency Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–07697 Filed 4–14–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CF–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Notice of Payments Division of Federal Employees’, Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ‘‘Notice of Payments.’’ This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). DATES: Consideration will be given to all written comments received by June 14, 2021. ADDRESSES: A copy of this ICR with applicable supporting documentation; including a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total burden may be obtained for free by contacting Anjanette Suggs by telephone at 202– 354–9660 or by email at suggs.anjanette@dol.gov. Submit written comments about this ICR by mail or courier to the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, Room S3323, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210; or by email at suggs.anjanette@dol.gov. Please note that comments submitted after the comment period will not be considered. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anjanette Suggs by telephone at 202– 354–9660 or by email at suggs.anjanette@dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The DOL, as part of continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information before submitting them to the OMB for final approval. This program helps to SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15APN1.SGM 15APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 71 (Thursday, April 15, 2021)]
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[FR Doc No: 2021-07697]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of Workers' Compensation Programs


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Notice 
of Controversion of Right to Compensation

AGENCY: Division of Federal Employees Longshore and Harbor Workers' 
Compensation, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments 
concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the 
information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Notice of Controversion 
of Right to Compensation.'' This comment request is part of continuing 
Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in 
accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA).

DATES: Consideration will be given to all written comments received by 
June 14, 2021.

ADDRESSES: A copy of this ICR with applicable supporting documentation; 
including a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency 
of response, and estimated total burden may be obtained for free by 
contacting Anjanette Suggs by telephone at 202-354-9660 or by email at 
[email protected].
    Submit written comments about this ICR by mail or courier to the 
U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, 
Room S3323, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210; or by 
email at [email protected]. Please note that comments submitted 
after the comment period will not be considered.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anjanette Suggs by telephone at 202-
354-9660 or by email at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The DOL, as part of continuing efforts to 
reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance 
consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies 
an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of 
information before submitting them to the OMB for final approval. This 
program helps to ensure 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 can be properly assessed.
    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 Office of Workers' 
Compensation (OWCP) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed 
collection: Notice of Controversion of Right to Compensation (LS-207). 
A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained 
by contacting the office listed below in the address section of this 
Notice.
    Legal authority for this information collection is found at 33 
U.S.C. 914(d).
    Regulatory authority is found at 20 CFR 702.251.
    This information collection is subject to the PRA. A Federal agency 
generally cannot conduct or sponsor a collection of information, and 
the public is generally not required to respond to an information 
collection, unless the OMB under the PRA approves it and displays a 
currently valid OMB Control Number. In addition, notwithstanding any 
other provisions of law, no person shall generally be subject to 
penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information that 
does not display a valid Control Number. See 5 CFR 1320.5(a) and 
1320.6.
    Interested parties are encouraged to provide comments to the 
contact shown in the ADDRESSES section. Written comments will receive 
consideration, and summarized and included in the request for OMB 
approval of the final ICR. In order to help ensure appropriate 
consideration, comments should mention OMB No. 1240-0042.
    Submitted comments will also be a matter of public record for this 
ICR and posted on the internet, without redaction. The DOL encourages 
commenters not to include personally identifiable information, 
confidential business data, or other sensitive statements/information 
in any comments.
    The DOL is particularly interested in comments that:
     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: DOL-Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, DFELHWC.
    Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection.
    Title of Collection: Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act 
Notice of Controversion of Right to Compensation.
    Form: LS-207, Notice of Controversion of Right to Compensation.
    OMB Control Number: 1240-0042.
    Affected Public: Private Sector.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 550.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Total Estimated Annual Responses: 19,250.
    Estimated Average Time per Response: 15 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,813 hours.
    Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $0.

    Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A).

Anjanette Suggs,
Agency Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2021-07697 Filed 4-14-21; 8:45 am]
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