Federal Registers - Table of Contents
• Publication Date: 06/05/2002
• Publication Type: Notice
• Fed Register #: 67:38674-38675
• Standard Number: 1926.900
• Title: Blasting Operations; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information-Collection (Paperwork) Requirements

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

[Docket No. ICR-1218-0217]

Blasting Operations; 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 comment.


SUMMARY: OSHA solicits public comment concerning its request to extend OMB approval of the information-collection requirement specified in paragraph (k)(3)(i) of the Blasting Operations Standard for Construction (29 CFR 1926.900); this paragraph requires employers to post signs warning against the use of mobile radio transmitters near blasting operations or to certify and maintain records of alternative means developed to prevent the premature detonation of electric blasting caps by mobile radio transmitters.

DATES: Submit written comments on or before August 5, 2002.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments to the Docket Office, Docket No. ICR-1218-0217(2002), OSHA, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-2625, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693-2350. Commenters may transmit written comments of 10 pages or less by facsimile to: (202) 693-1648.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathleen M. Martinez, Directorate of Policy, Office of Regulatory Analysis, OSHA, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-3627, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693-1953. A copy of the Agency's Information-Collection Request (ICR) supporting the need for the information collections specified by the Blasting Operation Standard is available for inspection and copying in the Docket Office, or by requesting a copy