Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Department of Labor.
Final rule; announcement of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of information collection requirements.
OSHA is announcing that the collections of information contained in the Fire Protection in Shipyard Employment Standard (29 CFR part 1915, subpart P) have been approved by OMB under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The OMB approval number is 1218-0248.
Effective March 21, 2005.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Todd Owen, OSHA, Directorate of Standards and Guidance, Room N3609, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693-2222.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
OSHA published a final rule for Fire Protection in Shipyard Employment on September 15, 2004, at 69 FR 55668 to provide increased protection for shipyard employment workers from the hazards of fire on vessels and vessel sections and at related land-side facilities. The final rule became effective on December 14, 2004. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Federal Register notice for the final rule stated that compliance with the collection of information requirements was not required until those collections of information had been approved by OMB and until the Department of Labor published a notice in the Federal Register announcing the OMB control number assigned by OMB. Under 5 CFR 1320.5(b), an agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless: (1) The collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number; and (2) the agency informs the potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
On September 19, 2004, the Agency submitted the Fire Protection in Start Printed Page 13371Shipyard Employment (29 CFR part 1915, subpart P) information collection request to OMB for approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3520). On November 30, 2004, OMB approved the collections of information and assigned OMB Control Number 1218-0248. The approval for the collection expires on November 30, 2007. The approved collections of information are:
Paragraph (d)(1) Multi-employer worksites, Host employer responsibilities.
Paragraph (d)(2) Multi-employer worksites, Contract employer responsibilities.
1915.502—Fire Safety Plan
Paragraph (a) Employer responsibilities (to create a fire safety plan).
Paragraph (b) Plan elements.
Paragraph (c) Reviewing the plan with employees.
Paragraph (d) Additional employer requirements.
Paragraph (a) Written fire watch policy.
Paragraph (a) Employer responsibilities (written fire response policy).
Paragraph (b) Required written policy information.
Paragraph (d) Organization of internal fire response functions.
1915.506—Hazards of Fixed Extinguishing Systems on Board Vessels and Vessel Sections
Paragraph (b) Requirements for automatic and manual systems.
1915.507—Land-Side Fire Protection Systems
Paragraph (c) General requirements for fixed extinguishing systems.
Paragraph (a) Training Frequency.
Paragraph (b) Training for all employees.
Paragraph (c) Additional training requirements for employees expected to fight incipient stage fires.
Paragraph (d) Additional training requirements for employees designated to perform fire response activities.
Paragraph (e) Additional training requirements for employees assigned to fire watch duty.
Paragraph (f) Records.Start List of Subjects
List of Subjects in 29 CFR Part 1915
- Reporting and recordkeeping requirements
Authority and Signature
Jonathan L. Snare, Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, directed the preparation of this document. The authority for this document is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3506), Secretary of Labor's Order No. 5-2002 (67 FR 65008).Start Signature
Signed in Washington, DC on March 15, 2005.
Jonathan L. Snare,
Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor.
Accordingly, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration amends 29 CFR part 1915, as set forth below.End Amendment Part Start Part
PART 1915—[AMENDED]End Part Start Amendment Part
1. The authority citation for part 1915 continues to read in part as follows:End Amendment Part
2. In § 1915.8, the table is amended by adding the entries for the following sections, in numerical order, to read as follows:End Amendment Part
[FR Doc. 05-5500 Filed 3-18-05; 8:45 am]
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