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Coke Oven Emissions Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements – Medical Newspaper

[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 11 (Wednesday, January 17, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 2465-2466]
From the Federal Register Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-00704]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

[Docket No. OSHA-2011-0181]


Coke Oven Emissions Standard; Extension of the Office of
Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection
(Paperwork) Requirements

AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor.

ACTION: Request for public feedback.

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SUMMARY: OSHA solicits public feedback regarding its proposal to
lengthen OMB approval of the data assortment necessities
specified by the Coke Oven Emissions Standard.

DATES: Comments have to be submitted (postmarked, despatched, or acquired) by
March 19, 2018.

ADDRESSES:
    Electronically: You might submit feedback and attachments
electronically at http://www.rules.gov, which is the Federal
eRulemaking Portal. Follow the directions on-line for submitting
feedback.
    Facsimile: If your feedback, together with attachments, usually are not longer
than 10 pages, you might fax them to the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693-
1648.
    Mail, hand supply, specific mail, messenger, or courier service:
When utilizing this technique, you have to submit a duplicate of your feedback and
attachments to the OSHA Docket Office, Docket No. OSHA-2011-0181,
Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of
Labor, Room N-3653, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210.
Deliveries (hand, specific mail, messenger, and courier service) are
accepted throughout the Department of Labor's and Docket Office's regular
enterprise hours, 10:00 a.m. to three:00 p.m., e.t.
    Instructions: All submissions should embrace the Agency title and OSHA
docket quantity (OSHA-2011-0181) for the Information Collection Request
(ICR). All feedback, together with any private data you present,
are positioned in the public docket with out change, and could also be made
out there on-line at http://www.rules.gov. For additional data
on submitting feedback, see the ``Public Participation'' heading in the
part of this discover titled SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
    Docket: To learn or obtain feedback or different materials in the
docket, go to http://www.rules.gov or the OSHA Docket Office at
the deal with above. All paperwork in the docket (together with this Federal
Register discover) are listed in the http://www.rules.gov index;
nevertheless, some data (e.g., copyrighted materials) isn't publicly
out there to learn or obtain via the web site. All submissions,
together with copyrighted materials, can be found for inspection and
copying at the OSHA Docket Office. You can also contact Theda Kenney at
the telephone quantity beneath to acquire a duplicate of the ICR.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Charles McCormick or Theda Kenney,
Directorate of Standards and Guidance, OSHA, U.S. Department of Labor,
phone (202) 693-2222 or e mail: https://www.rules.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    The Department of Labor, as half of its persevering with effort to cut back
paperwork


and respondent (i.e., employer) burden, conducts a preclearance
session program to offer the public with a possibility to
touch upon proposed and persevering with data assortment necessities
in accord with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C.
3506(c)(2)(A)). This program ensures that data is in the desired
format, reporting burden (time and prices) is minimal, assortment
devices are clearly understood, and OSHA's estimate of the
data assortment burden is correct. The Occupational Safety and
Health Act of 1970 (the OSH Act) (29 U.S.C. 651 et seq.) authorizes
data assortment by employers as crucial or applicable for
enforcement of the OSH Act or for growing data relating to the
causes and prevention of occupational accidents, diseases, and
accidents (29 U.S.C. 657). The OSH Act additionally requires that OSHA get hold of
such data with minimal burden upon employers, particularly these
working small companies, and to cut back to the most extent
possible pointless duplication of effort in acquiring data (29
U.S.C. 657).
    The data assortment necessities in the Coke Oven Emissions
Standard present safety for employees from the hostile well being results
related to publicity to coke oven emissions. In this regard, the
Coke Oven Emissions Standard requires employers to observe employees'
publicity to coke oven emissions, monitor employee well being, and present
employees with details about their exposures and the well being results
of publicity to coke oven emissions.

II. Special Issues for Comment

    OSHA has a specific curiosity in feedback on the following points:
     Whether the proposed data assortment necessities
are crucial for the correct efficiency of the Agency's capabilities to
shield employees, together with whether or not the data is beneficial;
     The accuracy of OSHA's estimate of the burden (time and
prices) of the data assortment necessities, together with the
validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
     The high quality, utility, and readability of the data
collected; and
     Ways to attenuate the burden on employers who should comply;
for instance, by utilizing automated or different technological data
assortment and transmission strategies.

III. Proposed Actions

    The Agency is requesting a slight adjustment lower of 148 burden
hours (from 51,792 hours to 51,644). The adjustment lower is because of
a rise in the complete quantity of employees recognized in (NAICS
331111). The Agency will summarize the feedback submitted in response
to this discover and will embrace this abstract in the request to OMB.
    Type of Review: Extension of a at present authorised assortment.
    Title: Coke Oven Emissions Standard (29 CFR 1910.1029).
    OMB Control Number: 1218-0128.
    Affected Public: Business or different for-earnings.
    Number of Respondents: three,984.
    Number of Responses: 40,939.
    Frequency of Responses: On event.
    Average Time per Response: Various.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 51,644.
    Estimated Cost (Operation and Maintenance): $969,307.

IV. Public Participation--Submission of Comments on This Notice and
Internet Access to Comments and Submissions

    You might submit feedback in response to this doc as follows:
(1) Electronically at http://www.rules.gov, which is the Federal
eRulemaking Portal; (2) by facsimile; or (three) by laborious copy. All
feedback, attachments, and different materials should establish the Agency title
and the OSHA docket quantity for the ICR (Docket No. OSHA-2011-0181. You
might complement digital submissions by importing doc recordsdata
electronically. If you want to mail extra supplies in reference
to an digital or a facsimile submission, you have to submit them to the
OSHA Docket Office (see the part of this discover titled ADDRESSES).
The extra supplies should clearly establish your digital feedback
by your title, date, and the docket quantity in order that the Agency can connect
them to your feedback.
    Because of safety procedures, the use of common mail might trigger a
important delay in the receipt of feedback. For details about
safety procedures regarding the supply of supplies by hand,
specific supply, messenger, or courier service, please contact the
OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693-2350, (TTY (877) 889-5627).
    Comments and submissions are posted with out change at http://www.rules.gov. Therefore, OSHA cautions commenters about
submitting private data akin to social safety numbers and
dates of start. Although all submissions are listed in the http://www.rules.gov index, some data (e.g., copyrighted
materials) isn't publicly out there to learn or obtain via this
web site. All submissions, together with copyrighted materials, can be found
for inspection and copying at the OSHA Docket Office. Information on
utilizing the http://www.rules.gov web site to submit feedback and
entry the docket is out there at the web site's ``User Tips'' hyperlink.
Contact the OSHA Docket Office for details about supplies not
out there from the web site, and for help in utilizing the web to
find docket submissions.

V. Authority and Signature

    Loren Sweatt, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational
Safety and Health, directed the preparation of this discover. The
authority for this discover 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 January 10, 2018.
Loren Sweatt,
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health.
[FR Doc. 2018-00704 Filed 1-16-18; 8:45 am]
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