The Department of Labor (DOL) has submitted the following public information collection requests (ICRs) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling the Department of Labor. To obtain documentation contact Darrin King on (202) 693-4129 or E-Mail: King-Darrin@dol.gov.
Comments should be sent to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer MSHA, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 ((202) 395-7316), within 30 days from the date of this publication in the Federal Register.
The OMB is particularly interested in comments which:
- 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.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Agency: Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).
Title: Rock Burst Control Plan (pertains to Underground Metal/Nonmetal Mines)—30 CFR 57.3461.
OMB Number: 1219-0097.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
Frequency: On occasion.
Type of Response: Reporting.
Number of Respondents: 2.
Number of Annual Responses: 2.
Estimated Time Per Response: 12 hours.
Total Burden Hours: 24.
Total Annualized Capital/Startup Costs: $0.
Total Annual Costs (operating/maintaining systems or purchasing services): $0.
Description: 30 CFR 57.3461 requires underground metal and nonmetal mine operators to develop a rock burst plan within 90 days after a rock burst has been experienced. Stress data is normally recorded on gages and plotted on maps. This information is used for work assignments to assure miner safety and to schedule correction work.Start Signature
Ira L. Mills,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 01-32071 Filed 12-28-01; 8:45 am]
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