MSHA - FedReg 2010-15270- Proposed Information Collection Request  Submitted for Public Comment and
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Federal Register/Vol. 75, No. 121/Thursday, June 24, 2010/Notices 36121 • 75.352(a) and 75.352(b) require the DEPARTMENT OF LABOR I. Background designated AMS operator or other The Safety Standards for Mine Safety and Health Administration appropriate personnel to take actions Underground Coal Mine Ventilation promptly when malfunction, alert, or Belt Entry rule provides safety Proposed Information Collection alarm signals are received. requirements for the use of the conveyor Request Submitted for Public belt entry as a ventilation intake to II. Desired Focus of Comments Comment and Recommendations; course fresh air to working sections and Safety Standards for Underground MSHA is particularly interested in areas where mechanized mining Coal Mine Ventilation—Belt Entry Used comments that: equipment is being installed or removed as an Intake Air Course To Ventilate • Evaluate whether the proposed in mines with three or more entries. Working Sections and Areas Where collection of information is necessary This rule establishes additional Mechanized Mining Equipment Is for the proper performance of the protective provisions that mine Being Installed or Removed functions of the agency, including operators must follow if they want to whether the information will have use belt air to ventilate working ACTION: Notice. practical utility; sections. • Evaluate the accuracy of the SUMMARY: The Department of Labor, as • 75.351(b)(3) requires posting at the agency’s ...

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Federal Register/ Vol.75, No. 121/ Thursday,June 24, 2010/ Notices
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DEPARTMENT OF LABORI. Background75.352(a) and 75.352(b) require the designated AMS operator or other The Safety Standards for Mine Safety and Health Administrationappropriate personnel to take actions Underground Coal Mine Ventilation promptly when malfunction, alert, or Belt Entry rule provides safety Proposed Information Collection alarm signals are received. requirements for the use of the conveyor Request Submitted for Public belt entry as a ventilation intake to II. Desired Focus of Comments Comment and Recommendations; course fresh air to working sections and Safety Standards for Underground MSHA is particularly interested in areas where mechanized mining Coal Mine Ventilation—Belt Entry Used comments that: equipment is being installed or removed as an Intake Air Course To VentilateEvaluate whether the proposed in mines with three or more entries. Working Sections and Areas Wherecollection of information is necessary This rule establishes additional Mechanized Mining Equipment Isfor the proper performance of the protective provisions that mine Being Installed or Removedfunctions of the agency, including operators must follow if they want to whether the information will have ACTION:Notice. usebelt air to ventilate working practical utility; sections. Evaluate the accuracy of the SUMMARY:The Department of Labor, as 75.351(b)(3) requires posting at the agency’s estimate of the burden of the part of its continuing effort to reduce surface location of an uptodate map or proposed collection of information, paperwork and respondent burden, schematic showing air flow directions including the validity of the conducts a preclearance consultation and the location and type of all methodology and assumptions used; program to provide the general public Atmospheric Monitoring System (AMS) Enhance the quality, utility, and and Federal agencies with an sensors. clarity of the information to be opportunity to comment on proposed 75.351(n)(1) requires that sensors collected; and and/or continuing collections of used to detect CO or smoke be visually Minimize the burden of the information in accordance with the examined at least once each shift, when collection of information on those who Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 belts are operated as part of a are to respond, including through the (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This production shift. If hazardous use of appropriate automated, program helps to ensure that requested conditions are found during the visual electronic, mechanical, or other data can be provided in the desired exam, then a log of such conditions technological collection techniques or format, reporting burden (time and must be filed under existing section other forms of information technology, financial resources) is minimized, 75.363(b)—Hazardous conditions; e.g.,permitting electronic submissions collection instruments are clearly posting, correcting and recording (OMB of responses. understood, and the impact of collection approval 1219–0088). A copy of the proposed information requirements on respondents can be75.351(n)(2) and 75.351(n)(3) collection request can be obtained by properly assessed. Currently, the Minerequire that alarms for AMS be tested contacting the employee listed in the Safety and Health Administrationevery seven days and that CO, smoke, or FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT(MSHA) is soliciting commentsmethane sensors be calibrated, every 31 section of this notice, or viewed on the concerning the extension of thedays respectively. Internet by selecting‘‘Rules & Reg’’, and information collection related to the 3075.351(o)(1)(i) requires that a record then selecting‘‘FedReg.Docs’’. On the CFR 75.350, 75.351, 75.352, 75.371.be made if the AMS emits an alert or next screen, select‘‘Paperwork DATES:alarm signal.All comments must be received Reduction Act Supporting Statement’’to 75.351(o)(1)(ii) requires that, if a by midnight Eastern Daylight Savings view documents supporting theFederal malfunction in the system occurs, a Time on August 23, 2010. RegisterNotice. record be made of the malfunction and ADDRESSES:Comments must clearly be III. Current Actions the corrective action to return the identified with the rule title and may be system to proper operating condition. This request for collection of submitted to MSHA by any of the 75.351(o)(1)(iii) requires that the information contains recordkeeping following methods: persons doing the weekly test of alert provisions for 30 CFR 75.350, 75.351, (1)Electronic mail: zzMSHA and alarm signals, the monthly 75.352, 75.371 Safety Standards for Comments@dol.gov. calibration, or maintenance of the Underground Coal Mine Ventilation— (2)Facsimile:(202) 693–9441. system make a record of these tests, Belt Entry Used as an Intake Air Course (3)Regular Mail:MSHA, Office of calibrations, or maintenance. To Ventilate Working Sections and Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 75.351(o)(3) requires that all records Areas Where Mechanized Mining 1100 Wilson Blvd., Room 2350, concerning the AMS be kept in a book Equipment Is Being Installed or Arlington, VA 22209–3939. or electronically in a computer system Removed. MSHA does not intend to (4)Hand Delivery or Courier:MSHA, that is secure and not susceptible to publish the results of this information Office of Standards, Regulations, and alteration. collection and is not seeking approval to Variances, 1100 Wilson Blvd., Room 75.351(p) requires the mine not display the expiration date or OMB 2350, Arlington, VA 22209–3939. Sign operator to keep these records for at approval number for this collection of in at the receptionist’s desk on the 21st least one year at a surface location and information. floor. to make them available for inspection by There are no certification exceptions FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: authorized representatives of the identified with this information Mario Distasio, Chief of the Economic Secretary and representatives of miners. collection and the collection of this Analysis Division, Office of Standards, 75.351(q) requires that a record of information does not employ statistical Regulations, and Variances, MSHA, at the annual AMS operator training be methods. distasio.mario@dol.gov(email), 202– kept. The record will include theType of Review:Extension. 693–9445 (voicemail), 202–693–9441 content of training, the personAgency:Mine Safety and Health (facsimile). conducting the training, and the dateAdministration. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:the training is conducted.OMB Number:1219–0138.
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Frequency:On Occasion.(2)Facsimile:(202) 693–9441.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACTAffected Public:(3)Business or other forRegular Mail:section of this notice, or viewed on theMSHA, Office of profit. Standards,Regulations, and Variances,Internet by selecting‘‘Rules & Reg’’, and Cost to Federal Government:No cost 1100 Wilson Blvd., Room 2350,then selecting‘‘FedReg.Docs’’. On the to Federal Government. Arlington, VA 22209–3939.next screen, select‘‘Paperwork Total Burden Respondents:21. (4)Hand Delivery or Courier:Act Supporting StatementMSHA, Reduction’’to Total Number of Responses:251. Office of Standards, Regulations, andview documents supporting theFederal Total Burden Hours:4,255. Variances, 1100 Wilson Blvd., RoomRegisterNotice. Total Hour Burden Cost (operating/ 2350, Arlington, VA 22209–3939. Sign maintaining):$303,512.III. Current Actions in at the receptionist’s desk on the 21st Comments submitted in response to floor. Thisrequest for collection of this notice will be summarized and/or information contains notification and FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: included in the request for Office of recordkeeping provisions for the Mario Distasio, Chief of the Economic Management and Budget approval of the Proposed Information Collection Analysis Division, Office of Standards, information collection request; they will Request Submitted for Public Comment Regulations, and Variances, MSHA, at also become a matter of public record. and Recommendations; Operations distasio.mario@dol.gov(email), 202– Dated: June 18, 2010.Under Water (pertains to underground 693–9445 (voicemail), 202–693–9441 Patricia W. Silvey,coal mines). MSHA does not intend to (facsimile). publish the results of this information Director, Office of Standards, and SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Regulations, and Variances.collection and is not seeking approval to not display the expiration date or OMB [FR Doc. 2010–15270 Filed 6–23–10; 8:45 am]I. Background approval number for this collection of BILLING CODE 4510–43–P Title 30 CFR 75.1716, 75.1716–1 and information. 75.1716–3 require operators of There are no certification exceptions underground coal mines to provide identified with this information DEPARTMENT OF LABOR MSHA notification before mining under collection and the collection of this bodies of water and to obtain a permit Mine Safety and Health Administrationinformation does not employ statistical to mine under a body of water if, in the methods. judgment of the Secretary, it is Proposed Information Collection Type of Review:Extension. sufficiently large to constitute a hazard Request Submitted for Public Agency:Mine Safety and Health to miners. The regulation is necessary to Comment and Recommendations; Administration. prevent the inundation of underground Operations Under Water (Pertains toOMB Number:1219–0020. coal mines with water which has the Underground Coal Mines)Frequency:On Occasion. potential of drowning miners. Section Affected Public:Business or other for ACTION:of the Mine Act, 30 U.S.C. 813,Notice. 103(h) profit. authorizes MSHA to collect informationCost to Federal Government:$45,862. SUMMARY:The Department of Labor, as necessary to carryout its duty inTotal Burden Respondents:80. part of its continuing effort to reduce protecting the safety and health ofTotal Number of Responses:80. paperwork and respondent burden, miners.Total Burden Hours:400. conducts a preclearance consultation Total Hour Burden Cost (operating/ program to provide the general publicII. Desired Focus of Comments maintaining):$33,880. and Federal agencies with an MSHA is particularly interested inComments submitted in response to opportunity to comment on proposed comments that:this notice will be summarized and/or and/or continuing collections of included in the request for Office ofEvaluate whether the proposed information in accordance with the collection of information is necessaryManagement and Budget approval of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 for the proper performance of theinformation collection request; they will (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This functions of the agency, includingalso become a matter of public record. program helps to ensure that requested whether the information will have Dated: June 18, 2010. data can be provided in the desired practical utility; Patricia W. Silvey, format, reporting burden (time and Evaluate the accuracy of the Director, Office of Standards, and financial resources) is minimized, agency’s estimate of the burden of the Regulations, and Variances. collection instruments are clearly proposed collection of information, [FR Doc. 2010–15271 Filed 6–23–10; 8:45 am] understood, and the impact of collection including the validity of the BILLING CODE 4510–43–P requirements on respondents can be methodology and assumptions used; properly assessed. Currently, the Mine Enhance the quality, utility, and Safety and Health Administration clarity of the information to be (MSHA) is soliciting commentsNATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS collected; and concerning the extension of theADMINISTRATION Minimize the burden of the information collection related to the 30 collection of information on those who Agency Information Collection CFR 75.1716, 75.1716–1 and 75.1716–3. are to respond, including through the Activities: Proposed Collection; DATES:use of appropriate automated,All comments must be received Comment Request by midnight Eastern Daylight Savingselectronic, mechanical, or other Time on August 23, 2010.technological collection techniques orAGENCY:National Archives and Records ADDRESSES:Comments must clearly beAdministration (NARA).other forms of information technology, identified with the rule title and may bee.g.,permitting electronic submissions ACTION:Notice. submitted to MSHA by any of theof responses. following methods:A copy of the proposed informationSUMMARY:NARA is giving public notice (1)Electronic mail: zzMSHAcollection request can be obtained bythat the agency proposes to request use Comments@dol.govthe employee listed in the. contactingof two forms to obtain authorization
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