Mine Safety and Health Administration – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Petition for Modification of Application of an Existing Mandatory Safety Standard
Document Number: 2022-05997
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-22
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice includes the summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Daily Inspection of Surface Coal Mine; Certified Person; Reports of Inspection (Pertains to Surface Coal Mines)
Document Number: 2022-05996
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-22
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 request for comment 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 request 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 Daily Inspection of Surface Coal Mine; Certified Person; Reports of Inspection (pertains to surface coal mines).
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2022-05995
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-22
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Pattern of Violations
Document Number: 2022-05994
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-22
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 request for comment 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 request 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 Pattern of Violations.
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2022-05269
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-14
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2022-05268
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-14
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2022-04865
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-08
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2022-04862
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-08
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2022-04861
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-08
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Petition for Modification of Application of an Existing Mandatory Safety Standard
Document Number: 2022-04528
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-04
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice includes the summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Affirmative Decisions on Petitions for Modification Granted in Whole or in Part
Document Number: 2022-03767
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-23
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 and Title 30 of the Code of Federal Regulations govern the application, processing, and disposition of petitions for modification of mandatory safety standards. Any mine operator or representative of miners may petition for an alternative method of complying with an existing safety standard. MSHA reviews the content of each submitted petition, assesses the mine in question, and ultimately issues a decision on the petition. This notice includes a list of petitions for modification that were granted after MSHA's review and investigation, between July 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021.
Petition for Modification of Application of an Existing Mandatory Safety Standard
Document Number: 2022-03776
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-23
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice includes the summaries of three petitions for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the parties listed below.
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2022-03686
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-22
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary of four petitions for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the parties listed below.
Petition for Modification of Application of an Existing Mandatory Safety Standard
Document Number: 2022-03188
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-15
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice includes the summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Ground Control for Surface Coal Mines and Surface Work Areas of Underground Coal Mines
Document Number: 2022-01451
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-26
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 request for comment 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 request 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 Ground Control for Surface Coal Mines and Surface Work Areas of Underground Coal Mines.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Main Fan Operation and Inspection (I-A, II-A, III, and V-A mines)
Document Number: 2022-01450
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-26
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 request for comment 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 request 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 Main fan operation and inspection (I-A, II-A, III, and V-A mines).
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Training Plans, New Miner Training, Newly-Hired Experienced Miner Training
Document Number: 2022-01127
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-21
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 request for comment 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 request 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 Training Plans, New Miner Training, and Newly-hired Experienced Miner Training.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Explosive Materials and Blasting Units (Pertains Only to Underground Metal and Category III Nonmetal Mines Deemed To Be Gassy)
Document Number: 2022-01126
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-21
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 request for comment 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 request 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 Explosive Materials and Blasting Units (pertains only to underground metal and Category III nonmetal mines deemed to be gassy).
Department of Labor Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Annual Adjustments for 2022
Document Number: 2022-00144
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-01-14
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, Employment Standards Administration, Mine Safety and Health Administration, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Office of the Secretary, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The U.S. Department of Labor (Department) is publishing this final rule to adjust for inflation the civil monetary penalties assessed or enforced by the Department, pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 as amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (Inflation Adjustment Act). The Inflation Adjustment Act requires the Department to annually adjust its civil money penalty levels for inflation no later than January 15 of each year. The Inflation Adjustment Act provides that agencies shall adjust civil monetary penalties notwithstanding Section 553 of the Administrative Procedure Act (APA). Additionally, the Inflation Adjustment Act provides a cost-of-living formula for adjustment of the civil penalties. Accordingly, this final rule sets forth the Department's 2022 annual adjustments for inflation to its civil monetary penalties.
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2021-27655
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-22
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary of seven petitions for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the parties listed below.
Safety Program for Surface Mobile Equipment
Document Number: 2021-27478
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-12-20
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
In response to a public request, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is reopening the rulemaking record for public comments and holding a virtual public hearing on the Agency's proposed rule addressing Safety Program for Surface Mobile Equipment.
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2021-27347
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-17
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Petition for Modification of Application of an Existing Mandatory Safety Standard
Document Number: 2021-27346
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-17
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice includes the summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Health Standards for Diesel Particulate Matter Exposure (Underground Metal and Nonmetal Mines)
Document Number: 2021-26727
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-10
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 request for comment 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 request 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 Health Standards for Diesel Particulate Matter Exposure (Underground Metal and Nonmetal Mines).
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Records of Preshift and Onshift Inspections of Slope and Shaft Areas at Coal Mines
Document Number: 2021-26726
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-10
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 request for comment 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 request 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 Preshift and Onshift Inspections of Slope and Shaft Areas of Slope and Shaft Sinking Operations at Coal Mines (pertains slope and shaft sinking operations at coal mines).
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Petitions for Modification of Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2021-26725
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-10
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 request for comment 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 request 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 Petitions for Modification of Mandatory Safety Standards.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Escape and Evacuation Plans for Surface Coal Mines, Surface Facilities and Surface Work Areas of Underground Coal Mines
Document Number: 2021-26724
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-12-10
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 request for comment 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 request 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 Escape and Evacuation Plans for Surface Coal Mines, Surface Facilities and Surface Work Areas of Underground Coal Mines.
Petition for Modification of Application of an Existing Mandatory Safety Standard
Document Number: 2021-23405
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-27
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice includes the summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Petition for Modification of Application of an Existing Mandatory Safety Standard
Document Number: 2021-23404
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-10-27
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice includes the summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2021-19992
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-09-16
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice is a summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Safety Program for Surface Mobile Equipment
Document Number: 2021-18791
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2021-09-09
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is proposing to require that mine operators employing six or more miners develop and implement a written safety program for mobile and powered haulage equipment (excluding belt conveyors) at surface mines and surface areas of underground mines. The written safety program would include actions mine operators would take to identify hazards and risks to reduce accidents, injuries, and fatalities related to surface mobile equipment. The proposal would offer mine operators flexibility to devise a safety program that is appropriate for their specific mining conditions and operations.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Safety Standards for Roof Bolts in Metal and Nonmetal Mines and Underground Coal Mines
Document Number: 2021-18712
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-31
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 request for comment 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 request 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 Standards for Roof Bolts in Metal and Nonmetal Mines and Underground Coal Mines.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Underground Retorts
Document Number: 2021-18466
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-27
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 request for comment 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 request 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 Underground Retorts.
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standard
Document Number: 2021-17554
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-17
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice includes the summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2021-17553
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-17
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 party listed below.
Affirmative Decisions on Petitions for Modification Granted in Whole or in Part
Document Number: 2021-16369
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-08-02
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 and Title 30 of the Code of Federal Regulations govern the application, processing, and disposition of petitions for modification of mandatory safety standards. Any mine operator or representative of miners may petition for an alternative method of complying with an existing safety standard. MSHA reviews the content of each submitted petition, assesses the mine in question, and ultimately issues a decision on the petition. This notice includes a list of petitions for modification that were granted after MSHA's review and investigation, between December 15, 2020, and June 30, 2021.
Petition for Modification of Application of an Existing Mandatory Safety Standard
Document Number: 2021-15827
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice includes the summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Ventilation Plans, Tests, and Examinations in Underground Coal Mines
Document Number: 2021-15459
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-21
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 request for comment 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 request 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 Ventilation Plans, Tests, and Examinations in Underground Coal Mines.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Mine Mapping and Records of Opening, Closing, and Reopening of Mines
Document Number: 2021-15458
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-21
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 request for comment 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 request 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 Mine Mapping and Records of Opening, Closing, and Reopening of Mines.
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standard
Document Number: 2021-15324
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-20
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice includes the summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Refuge Alternatives for Underground Coal Mines
Document Number: 2021-14297
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
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 request for comment 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 request 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 Refuge Alternatives for Underground Coal Mines.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Roof Control Plan for Underground Coal Mines
Document Number: 2021-14296
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
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 request for comment 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 request 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 Roof Control Plan for Underground Coal Mines.
Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards; Correction
Document Number: 2021-14284
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-07-06
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Mine Safety and Health Administration published a notice in the Federal Register of June 25, 2021, that concerned summaries of three petitions for modification. The notice contained incorrect docket numbers used to identify the respective petitions.
Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2021-13544
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice includes the summaries of three petitions for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2021-12608
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-16
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice includes the summaries of two petitions for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Petition for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2021-12607
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-16
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice includes the summary of a petition for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Diesel-Powered Equipment in Underground Coal Mines
Document Number: 2021-12606
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-16
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 request for comment 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 request 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 Diesel-Powered Equipment in Underground Coal Mines.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Independent Contractor Registration and Identification
Document Number: 2021-12605
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-16
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 request for comment 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 request 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 Independent Contractor Registration and Identification.
Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards
Document Number: 2021-12161
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-10
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This notice includes the summaries of three petitions for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the party listed below.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Notification of Methane Detected in Underground Metal and Nonmetal Mine Atmospheres
Document Number: 2021-12159
Type: Notice
Date: 2021-06-10
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 request for comment 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 request 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 Notification of Methane Detected in Underground Metal and Nonmetal Mine Atmospheres.