[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 119 (Friday, June 20, 1997)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 33547]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 97-16116]



Occupational Safety and Health Administration

29 CFR Part 1915

[Docket No. S-045]
RIN 1218-AA74

Personal Protective Equipment for Shipyard Employment; Effective 
Date and Office of Management and Budget Control Numbers Under 
Paperwork Reduction Act

AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 
Department of Labor.

ACTION: Final rule: amendment; announcement of effective date and OMB 
approval of information collection requirements.


SUMMARY: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is 
announcing that the collections of information regarding 
Sec. 1915.152(b), hazard assessment and equipment selection, 
Sec. 1915.152(e), training, Sec. 1915.159(d), personal fall arrest 
systems training, and Sec. 1915.160(d), positioning device systems 
training have been approved by the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This document 
announces the effective dates of those paragraphs and the OMB approval 
number 1218-0215. It also adds the OMB number to the CFR.

DATES: The amendment in this final rule and Secs. 1915.152 (b) and (e), 
1915.159(d) and 1915.160(d) published at 61 FR 26352 and corrected at 
61 FR 29957 are effective July 21, 1997.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Chappell Pierce, Director, OSHA Office 
of Fire Protection Engineering and Systems Safety Standards, U.S. 
Department of Labor, N3609, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, 
DC. 20210. Telephone (202) 219-7216, ext. 111.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the Federal Register of May 24, 1996, (61 
FR 26322), the agency announced that the information collection request 
for the final rule on Personal Protective Equipment for Shipyards had 
been submitted to OMB for review and clearance. In accordance with the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3520), OMB has approved 
the information collection and assigned OMB control number 1218-0215. 
The approval expires on April 30, 2000. Under 5 CFR 1320.5(b), an 
agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless: 
(1) The collection displays a valid control number; and (2) the agency 
informs potential persons who may 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. Sections 1915.152 (b) and (e), 1915.159(d) and 
1915.160(d) are effective July 21, 1997.

Authority and Signature

    This document was prepared under the direction of Gregory R. 
Watchman, Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety 
and Health, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., 
Washington , DC 20210.

List of Subjects in 29 CFR Part 1915

    Hazardous substances, Longshore and harbor workers, Occupational 
safety and health, Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Vessels.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 13th day of June 1997.
Gregory R. Watchman,
Acting Assistant Secretary of Labor.

    Accordingly, OSHA amends 29 CFR part 1915 as set forth below.


    1. The authority citation for Part 1915 continues to read as 

    Authority: Sec. 41, Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation 
Act (33 U.S.C. 941); secs. 4, 6, 8, Occupational Safety and Health 
Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. 653, 655, 657); Secretary of Labor's order 
No. 12-71 (36 FR 8754), 8-76 (41 FR 25059), 9-83 (48 FR 35736) or 1-
90 (55 FR 9033), as applicable; 29 CFR part 1911.
    Section 1915.100 also issued under Section 29, Hazardous 
Materials Transportation Uniform Safety Act of 1990 (49 U.S.C. 1801-
1891 and 5 U.S.C. 553).

    2. Section 1915.8 is amended by removing the existing entry for 
Sec. 1910.152 and by adding (in numerical order) the following entities 
to read as follows:

Sec. 1915.8  OMB control numbers under the Paperwork Reduction Act.

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                                                             OMB control
                      29 CFR citation                            No.    
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1915.152(b)................................................    1218-0215
1915.152(e)................................................    1218-0215
1915.159(d)................................................    1218-0215
1915.160(d)................................................    1218-0215
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[FR Doc. 97-16116 Filed 6-19-97; 8:45 am]