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Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request; Employer's First Report of Injury or Occupational Disease (LS-202), Employer's Supplementary Report of Accident or Occupational Illness (LS-210)
Document Number: 2020-07358
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Employer's First Report of Injury or Occupational Disease (LS-202), Employer's Supplementary Report of Accident or Occupational Illness (LS-210)''. 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).
Employment and Training Administration Proposed Disposal and Reuse of Excess Property; Joliet Job Corps Center, Joliet, IL
Document Number: 2020-07114
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Department of Labor
Pursuant to the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations implementing procedural provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Department of Labor, ETA, gives final notice of the proposed disposal and reuse of a 25-acre area of excess property at the Joliet Job Corps Center, and that this project will not have a significant adverse impact on the environment.
Final Finding of No Significant Impact, Roswell Job Corps Center Proposed Disposal and Reuse of Excess Property, Located at 57 G Street, Roswell, New Mexico
Document Number: 2020-07113
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor's (DOL) Employment and Training Administration Pursuant to the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations implementing procedural provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), gives final notice of the proposed disposal and reuse of a 13.6-acre area of excess property at the Roswell Job Corps Center, and that this project will not have a significant adverse impact on the environment.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-07300
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor's (DOL) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Disaster Unemployment Assistance Activities Report''. 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).
Electronic Detonators
Document Number: 2020-06649
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-04-07
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) confirms the effective date for the direct final rule, Electronic Detonators, which was published on January 14, 2020, to revise certain safety standards for explosives at metal and nonmetal mines.
Paid Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act
Document Number: 2020-07237
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-04-06
Agency: Wage and Hour Division, Employment Standards Administration, Department of Labor
The Secretary of Labor (``Secretary'') is promulgating temporary regulations to implement public health emergency leave under Title I of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and emergency paid sick leave to assist working families facing public health emergencies arising out of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) global pandemic. The leave is created by a time-limited statutory authority established under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, Public Law 116-127 (FFCRA), and is set to expire on December 31, 2020. The FFCRA and this temporary rule do not affect the FMLA after December 31, 2020.
Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2020-07063
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-06
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary of three petitions for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the parties listed below.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Qualification/Certification Program Request for MSHA Individual Identification Number (MIIN)
Document Number: 2020-07062
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-06
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. 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 Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is soliciting comments on the information collection for Qualification/ Certification Program Request for MSHA Individual Identification Number (MIIN).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-06875
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-02
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor's (DOL) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Form ETA-750A and Form ETA-750B, Application for Alien Certification.'' 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).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Cadmium in General Industry Standard
Document Number: 2020-06902
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-01
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Request for Information on Earnings, Dual Benefits, Dependents and Third Party Settlement, CA-1032
Document Number: 2020-06748
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-01
Agency: Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed revision for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``[Request for Information on Earnings, Dual Benefits, Dependents and Third Party Settlement, CA- 1032].'' 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).
Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health
Document Number: 2020-06699
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-01
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Secretary of Labor (Secretary) invites interested parties to submit nominations for individuals to serve on the Board of the EEOICPA.
Labor Organization Annual Financial Reports for Trusts in Which a Labor Organization Is Interested, Form T-1; Correction
Document Number: 2020-06079
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-03-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Labor-Management Standards
The Department of Labor, Office of Labor-Management Standards is correcting a final rule that appeared in the Federal Register of March 6, 2020. That document revised the forms required by labor organizations under the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (``LMRDA'' or ``Act''). Under the rule, specified labor organizations file annual reports (Form T-1 Trust Annual Report) concerning trusts in which they are interested. The Form T-1 Instructions published with the final rule, however, provided inaccurate examples concerning the applicability dates of the final rule. This document corrects those omissions.
Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation Proposed Extension; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-06420
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-27
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Description of Coal Mine Work and Other Employment'' (Form CM-913). 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).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Survivor's Form for Benefits Under the Black Lung Benefits Act
Document Number: 2020-06419
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-27
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting this Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP)-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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Claim for Reimbursement of Benefits Payments and Claims Expense Under the War Hazards Compensation Act
Document Number: 2020-06418
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-27
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting this Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP)-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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; 1,3-Butadiene Standard
Document Number: 2020-06417
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-27
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Notice of Law Enforcement Officer's Injury or Occupational Disease and Notice of Law Enforcement Officer's Death
Document Number: 2020-06405
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-27
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting this Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP)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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Regulations Containing Procedures for Handling of Retaliation Complaints
Document Number: 2020-06404
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-27
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Job Corps Application Data
Document Number: 2020-06315
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting this Employment and Training Administration (ETA)-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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Application for a Farm Labor Contractor or Farm Labor Contractor Employee Certificate of Registration
Document Number: 2020-06314
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting this Wage and Hour Division (WHD)-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.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Respirator Program Records
Document Number: 2020-06221
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. 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 Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is soliciting comments on the information collection for Respirator Program Records.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Safety Defects; Examination, Correction, and Records
Document Number: 2020-06220
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. 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 Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is soliciting comments on the information collection for Safety Defects; Examination, Correction, and Records.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Records of Tests and of Examinations of Personnel Hoisting Equipment
Document Number: 2020-06219
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. 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 Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is soliciting comments on the information collection for Records of Tests and of Examinations of Personnel Hoisting Equipment.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Periodic Medical Surveillance Examinations for Coal Miners
Document Number: 2020-06218
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. 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 Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is soliciting comments on the information collection for Periodic Medical Surveillance Examinations for Coal Miners.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Occupational Noise Exposure Standard
Document Number: 2020-06146
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-24
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
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.
Modification to the List of Appropriate NRTL Program Test Standards and the Scopes of Recognition of Several NRTLs
Document Number: 2020-06144
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-24
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the final decision to: (1) Add one new test standard to the Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratories (NRTL) Program's list of appropriate test standards; (2) delete or replace several test standards from the NRTL Program's list of appropriate test standards; and (3) update the scope of recognition of several NRTLs.
Post-Initial Determinations Regarding Eligiblity To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2020-06091
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-24
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Investigations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2020-06090
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-24
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: 2020-06089
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-24
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
SGS North America, Inc.: Grant of Expansion of Recognition and Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards
Document Number: 2020-06084
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-24
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the final decision to expand the scope of recognition for SGS North America, Inc., as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL). Additionally, OSHA announces the addition of three test standards to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards.
DEKRA Certification Inc.: Application for Recognition and Proposed Modification to the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards
Document Number: 2020-06083
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-24
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
In this notice, OSHA announces the application of DEKRA Certification, Inc., for recognition as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and presents the agency's preliminary finding to grant this recognition. Additionally, OSHA proposes to modify the NRTL Program's List of Appropriate Test Standards to add two additional test standards.
Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health; Meeting
Document Number: 2020-05943
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-20
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
Announcement of meeting of the Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health (Advisory Board) for the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA).
Labor Certification Process for the Temporary Employment of H-2A and H-2B Foreign Workers in the United States: Annual Update to Allowable Charges for Agricultural Workers' Meals and for Travel Subsistence Reimbursement, Including Lodging
Document Number: 2020-05775
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-20
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is issuing this annual notice to announce the updated allowable charges employers of H-2A workers, in occupations other than herding or production of livestock on the range, may charge these workers when the employer provides three meals per day. This notice also announces the maximum travel subsistence meal reimbursement a worker with receipts may claim, under the H-2A and H-2B programs. In addition, this notice includes a reminder regarding employers' obligations with respect to overnight lodging costs as part of required subsistence.
Vacancy Posting: Chair of the Administrative Review Board
Document Number: 2020-05698
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-19
Agency: Department of Labor
Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH): Notice of Meetings
Document Number: 2020-05615
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) will meet April 29, 2020, in Washington, DC. In conjunction with the ACCSH meeting, ACCSH Workgroups will meet April 28, 2020.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Slope and Shaft Sinking Plans (Pertains to Surface Work Areas of Underground Coal Mines)
Document Number: 2020-05614
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting this Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)-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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, as Amended
Document Number: 2020-05613
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting this Wage and Hour Division (WHD)-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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Application for Waiver of Surface Sanitary Facilities' Requirements (Pertaining to Coal Mines)
Document Number: 2020-05607
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting this Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)-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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Application for Continuation of Death Benefit for Student
Document Number: 2020-05388
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-17
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Application for Continuation of Death Benefit for Student.'' 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).
Withdrawal of Notice of Intent To Issue a Declaratory Order
Document Number: 2020-05205
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-13
Agency: Department of Labor
For legal, programmatic, and prudential reasons, the Department of Labor, through the Office of the Secretary of Labor, is withdrawing its December 17, 2014 Notice of Intent to Issue a Declaratory Order.
Whistleblower Stakeholder Meeting
Document Number: 2020-05128
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-13
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is announcing a public meeting to solicit comments and suggestions from stakeholders on issues facing the agency in the administration of the whistleblower laws it enforces.
Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation; Proposed Extension; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-05088
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-12
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Coal Mine Operator Response to Schedule for the Submission of Additional Evidence and Operator Response to Notice of Claim.'' 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).
Apprenticeship Programs, Labor Standards for Registration, Amendment of Regulations
Document Number: 2020-03605
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-03-11
Agency: Department of Labor
To address America's skills gap and to rapidly increase the availability of high-quality apprenticeship programs in sectors where apprenticeship opportunities are not widespread, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL or the Department) is issuing this final rule under the authority of the National Apprenticeship Act (NAA). This final rule establishes a process for the DOL's Office of Apprenticeship (OA) Administrator (Administrator), or any person designated by the Administrator, to recognize qualified third-party entities, known as Standards Recognition Entities (SREs), which will, in turn, evaluate and recognize Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs (IRAPs). This final rule describes what entities may become recognized SREs; outlines the responsibilities and requirements for SREs, as well as the standards of the high-quality Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs the SREs will recognize; and sets forth how the Administrator will oversee SREs.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Securing Financial Obligations Under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act and Its Extensions
Document Number: 2020-04850
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-10
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Office of Workers' Compensations Programs (OWCP) sponsored information collection request (ICR) reinstatement without change titled, ``Securing Financial Obligations Under the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act and its Extensions,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Report on Occupational Employment and Wages
Document Number: 2020-04802
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-10
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Report on Occupational Employment and Wages,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for continued use, with change, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). Public comments on the ICR are invited.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Radiation Sampling and Exposure Records
Document Number: 2020-04583
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-06
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. 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 Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is soliciting comments on the information collection for Radiation Sampling and Exposure Records.