Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Voluntary Protection Program Information, 21353 [2021-08342]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 76 / Thursday, April 22, 2021 / Notices should include contact information for the requester. Requests for correction or amendment must identify the record to be changed and the corrective action sought. NOTIFICATION PROCEDURES: Inquiries should be mailed to the System Manager and comply with the requirements specified in 29 CFR 71. EXEMPTIONS PROMULGATED FOR THE SYSTEM: To facilitate legal services and other OLS program support, the new system includes records that may be exempt from certain Privacy Act requirements. Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(j)(2), the Department may exempt from a limited number of Privacy Act requirements a system of records that is maintained by a component which performs as its primary function any activity pertaining to the enforcement of criminal laws and which consists of information compiled in furtherance of its functions. Additionally, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(k)(1) and (k)(2), through rulemaking, the Department may exempt from a limited number of Privacy Act requirements a system of records which are disclosed to departmental officers and employees with a need for the record, or which contains investigatory materials compiled for law enforcement purposes other than material within the scope of 5 U.S.C. 552(j)(2). The OIG will apply to individual records within the system any Privacy Act exemptions which apply to the system(s) from which the relevant record(s) originated. In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 522(r), the Department provided a report to OMB and Congress on this new system. HISTORY: None. Rachana Desai Martin, Senior Agency Official for Privacy, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management, Department of Labor. [FR Doc. 2021–08343 Filed 4–21–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–04–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Voluntary Protection Program Information Notice of availability; request for comments. ACTION: The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting this Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)-sponsored information SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:20 Apr 21, 2021 Jkt 253001 collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). Public comments on the ICR are invited. DATES: The OMB will consider all written comments that agency receives on or before May 24, 2021. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) if the information will be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) the accuracy of the agency’s estimates of the burden and cost of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (4) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (5) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie by telephone at 202– 693–0456, or by email at DOL_PRA_ PUBLIC@dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) recognizes employers and workers in the private industry and federal agencies who have implemented effective safety and health management systems and maintain injury and illness rates below national Bureau of Labor Statistics averages for their respective industries. In VPP, management, labor, and OSHA work cooperatively and proactively to prevent fatalities, injuries, and illnesses through a system focused on: Hazard prevention and control; worksite analysis; training; and management commitment and worker involvement. OSHA Challenge provides interested employers and workers the opportunity to gain assistance in improving their safety and health management systems. For additional substantive information about this ICR, see the related notice published in the Federal Register on December 23, 2020 (85 FR 84007). PO 00000 Frm 00086 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21353 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 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 OMB Control Number. See 5 CFR 1320.5(a) and 1320.6. DOL seeks PRA authorization for this information collection for three (3) years. OMB authorization for an ICR cannot be for more than three (3) years without renewal. The DOL notes that information collection requirements submitted to the OMB for existing ICRs receive a month-to-month extension while they undergo review. Agency: DOL–OSHA. Title of Collection: Voluntary Protection Program Information. OMB Control Number: 1218–0239. Affected Public: Private Sector, Businesses or other for-profits. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,903. Total Estimated Number of Responses: 4,772. Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 90,500 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $0. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D). Crystal Rennie, PRA Senior Analyst. [FR Doc. 2021–08342 Filed 4–21–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Occupational Safety and Health Administration [Docket No. OSHA–2006–0028] MET Laboratories, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition and Modification to the Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) Program’s List of Appropriate Test Standards Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In this notice, OSHA announces the final decision to expand the scope of recognition for MET Laboratories, Inc., as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL). Additionally, OSHA announces the final decision to add two new test SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22APN1.SGM 22APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 76 (Thursday, April 22, 2021)]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request; Voluntary Protection Program Information

ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting this Occupational 
Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)-sponsored 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 (PRA). Public comments on the ICR are invited.

DATES: The OMB will consider all written comments that agency receives 
on or before May 24, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of 
this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular 
information collection by selecting ``Currently under 30-day Review--
Open for Public Comments'' or by using the search function.
    Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the collection of information 
is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the 
Department, including whether the information will have practical 
utility; (2) if the information will be processed and used in a timely 
manner; (3) the accuracy of the agency's estimates of the burden and 
cost of the collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (4) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility and clarity of the information collection; and (5) ways to 
minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are 
to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie by telephone at 202-
693-0456, or by email at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) 
recognizes employers and workers in the private industry and federal 
agencies who have implemented effective safety and health management 
systems and maintain injury and illness rates below national Bureau of 
Labor Statistics averages for their respective industries. In VPP, 
management, labor, and OSHA work cooperatively and proactively to 
prevent fatalities, injuries, and illnesses through a system focused 
on: Hazard prevention and control; worksite analysis; training; and 
management commitment and worker involvement. OSHA Challenge provides 
interested employers and workers the opportunity to gain assistance in 
improving their safety and health management systems. For additional 
substantive information about this ICR, see the related notice 
published in the Federal Register on December 23, 2020 (85 FR 84007).
    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 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 
OMB Control Number. See 5 CFR 1320.5(a) and 1320.6.
    DOL seeks PRA authorization for this information collection for 
three (3) years. OMB authorization for an ICR cannot be for more than 
three (3) years without renewal. The DOL notes that information 
collection requirements submitted to the OMB for existing ICRs receive 
a month-to-month extension while they undergo review.
    Agency: DOL-OSHA.
    Title of Collection: Voluntary Protection Program Information.
    OMB Control Number: 1218-0239.
    Affected Public: Private Sector, Businesses or other for-profits.
    Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,903.
    Total Estimated Number of Responses: 4,772.
    Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 90,500 hours.
    Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $0.

    Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D).

Crystal Rennie,
PRA Senior Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2021-08342 Filed 4-21-21; 8:45 am]
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