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Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records

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AGENCY:

Defense Logistics Agency, DOD.

ACTION:

Notice to Alter a System of Records.

SUMMARY:

The Defense Logistics Agency proposes to alter a system of records notice in its existing inventory of records systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.

DATES:

This proposed action will be effective without further notice on August 25, 2006 unless comments are received which result in a contrary determination.

ADDRESSES:

Send comments to the Privacy Act Officer, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DP, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Stop 2533, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Ms. Jody Sinkler at (703) 767-5045.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Defense Logistics Agency systems of records notices subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, have been published in the Federal Register and are available from the address above.

The proposed system reports, as required by 5 U.S.C. 552a(r), of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, were submitted on July 20, 2006, to the House Committee on Government Reform, the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) pursuant to paragraph 4c of Appendix I to OMB Circular No. A-130, `Federal Agency Responsibilities for Maintaining Records About Individuals,' dated February 8, 1996 (February 20, 1996, 61 FR 6427).

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Dated: July 20, 2006.

C.R. Choate,

Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

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System name:

Safety, Health, Injury, and Accident Records (November 16, 2004, 69 FR 67112).

Changes:

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System location:

Replace the last sentence in the second paragraph to read “Official mailing addresses are available from the Privacy Act Office, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency ATTN: DP, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Stop 2533, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.”

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Categories of records in the system:

Replace first sentence with “Employee's name, Social Security Number or Foreign National Number, gender, age, date of birth, home address and telephone numbers, place of employment, accident reports, next of kin data, names of witnesses and their statements, photographs, and proposed or actual corrective action, where appropriate, name of physician/health care professional providing treatment, name of the company providing medical treatment, and the address of the medical provider. Information is collected on DLA Form 1591, Supervisory Mishap Report.”

Authority for maintenance of the system:

Revise name of DoD Instruction 6055.1 to read “DoD Safety and Occupational Health (SOH) Program.”

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Notification procedure:

Replace with “Privacy Act Officer, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DP, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Stop 2533, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.”

Record access procedures:

Replace address with Privacy Act Officer, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DP, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Stop 2533, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.”

Contesting record procedures:

Replace address with “Privacy Act Officer, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DP, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Stop 2533, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.”

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System name:

Safety, Health, Injury, and Accident Records.

System location:

Environment, Safety and Occupational Health Office, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DES, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Stop 6220, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221, and the DLA Field Activity Safety and Health Offices. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to DLA's compilation of systems of records notices.

Records are also maintained by DLA Security Control Centers, Emergency Start Printed Page 42365Support Operations Centers, and fire and rescue departments certified to provide primary response and medical aid in emergencies. Official mailing addresses are available from the Privacy Act Office, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DP, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Stop 2533, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.

Categories of individuals covered by the system:

All individuals who suffer accidents, become injured or ill, or otherwise require emergency rescue or medical assistance while on DLA facilities.

Categories of records in the system:

Employee's name, Social Security Number or Foreign National Number, gender, age date of birth, home address and telephone numbers, place of employment, accident reports, next of kin data, names of witnesses and their statements, photographs, and proposed or actual corrective action, where appropriate, and the name of physician/health care professional providing treatment, company providing medical treatment, and the address of the medical provider. Information is collected on DLA Form 1591, Supervisory Mishap Report. The records may also contain medical history data, current medications, allergies, vital signs and other medical details obtained at the site of injury or illness, details of treatment administered on the scene, name of receiving medical facility, names of units responding to the scene along with their response times, and whether the patient refused treatment or transport.

Authority for maintenance of the system:

10 U.S.C. 136, Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness; 29 U.S.C. 651 et seq., The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSHA); E.O. 12196, Occupational Safety and Health Programs for Federal Employees; 29 CFR 1960, Subpart I, Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements for Federal Occupational Safety and Health Programs; DoD Instruction 6055.1, DoD Safety and Occupational Health (SOH) Program; and E.O. 9397 (SSN).

Purpose(s):

Information is maintained to administer emergency first aid or medical treatment; to identify and correct causes of accidents; to formulate improved accident prevention programs; to document emergency fire and rescue activities; to comply with regulatory reporting requirements; to identify individuals involved in repeated accidents; and to prepare statistical reports.

Routine uses of records maintained in the system, including categories of users and the purposes of such uses:

In addition to those disclosures generally permitted under 5 U.S.C. 552a(b) of the Privacy Act, these records or information contained therein may specifically be disclosed outside the DoD as a routine use pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(b)(3) as follows:

To the Department of Labor to comply with the requirement to report Federal civilian employee on-the-job accidents (29 CFR part 1960).

To hospitals, medical centers, medical or dental practitioners, or similar persons for the purpose of providing initial or follow-up care or treatment.

The DoD ‘Blanket Routine Uses’ set forth at the beginning of DLA's compilation of systems of records notices apply to this system.

Policies and Practices for storing, retrieving, accessing, retaining, and disposing of records in the system:

Storage:

Records are stored in paper and electronic formats.

Retrievability:

Retrieved by name, Social Security Number, or SHIRS case number.

Safeguards:

Records are maintained in areas accessible only to DLA personnel who must use the records to perform their duties. The computer files are password protected with access restricted to authorized users. Records are secured in locked or guarded buildings, locked offices, or locked cabinets during non-duty hours. All individuals granted access to this system of records have received Privacy Act training.

Retention and disposal:

Cases involving reportable mishaps are destroyed five years after case is closed. Cases involving non-reportable mishaps are destroyed three years after case is closed. Documentation of fire department activities and actions pertaining to fire/emergency calls are destroyed after 7 years.

System manager(s) and address:

Staff Director, Environment, Safety and Occupational Health Office, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DES, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Stop 6220, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221;

Commander, Defense Distribution Center, 2009 Mission Drive, New Cumberland, PA 17070-5000;

Commander, Defense Supply Center Columbus, 3990 Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43216-5000;

Commander, Defense Supply Center Richmond, 8000 Jefferson Davis Highway, Richmond, VA 23297-5000; and

Commander, Defense Logistics Information Services, 74 Washington Avenue North, #7, Battle Creek, MI 49017-3084.

Notification Procedure:

Individuals seeking to determine whether information about themselves is contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to the Privacy Act Officer, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DP, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Stop 2533, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.

Record access procedures:

Individuals seeking access to information about themselves contained in this system of records should address written inquiries to the Privacy Act Officer, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DP, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Stop 2533, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.

Contesting record procedures:

The DLA rules for accessing records, for contesting contents, and appealing initial agency determinations are contained in 32 CFR part 323, or may be obtained from the Privacy Act Officer, Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, ATTN: DP, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Stop 2533, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6221.

Record source categories:

Record subject, supervisors, medical units, security offices, police, fire departments, investigating officers, or witnesses to accident.

Exemptions claimed for the system:

None.

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[FR Doc. 06-6484 Filed 7-25-06; 8:45 am]

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