Federal Registers - Table of Contents
• Publication Date: 02/27/1998
• Publication Type: Notice
• Fed Register #: 63:10047
• Standard Number: 1910.1043
• Title: Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Cotton Dust

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

[Docket No. ICR 98-5]

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Cotton Dust

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collections instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is soliciting comments concerning the proposed extension of the information collection request for the Cotton Dust Standard 29 CFR 1910.1043. A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the employee listed below in the addresses section of this notice. The Department of Labor is particularly interested in comments which:

  • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information 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