Federal Register: July 30, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 146)
DOCID: fr30jy10-79 FR Doc 2010-18719
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
Workers Compensation Programs Office
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice.
Division of Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation; Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Comment Request
DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the addresses section below on or before September 28, 2010.
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, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) is soliciting comments concerning extension of the collection: Employer's First Report of Injury or Occupational Disease (LS202) and Employer's Supplementary Report of Accident or Occupational Illness (LS210). A copy of the proposed information collection extension request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the address section of this Notice.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals
I. Background: The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs administers the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act. The Act provides benefits to workers injured in maritime employment on the navigable waters of the United States and adjoining area customarily used by an employee in loading, unloading, repairing, or building a vessel. The LS202 is used by employers initially to report injuries that have occurred which are covered under the Longshore Act and its related statutes. The LS210 is used to report additional periods of lost time from work. This information collection is currently approved for use through December 31, 2010.
II. Review Focus: The Department of Labor is particularly interested in comments which:
III. Current Actions: The Department of Labor seeks the extension of approval of this information collection in order to ensure that employers are complying with the reporting requirements of the Act and to ensure that injured claimants receive all compensation benefits to which they are entitled.
Agency: Office of Workers' Compensation Programs.
Type of Review: Extension.
Title: Request for Earnings Information.
OMB Number: 12400003.
Agency Number: LS202 and LS210.
Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, Notforprofit institution.
Form complete Frequency of Number of Number of Hours burden (minutes) response respondents responses LS202......................... 15 occasion....... 20,087 20,087 5,022 LS210......................... 15 occasion....... 996 996 249 ;Totals.................... .............. ............... 21,083 21,083 5,271
Total Respondents: 21,083.
Total Annual Responses: 21,083.
Estimated Total Burden Hours: 5,271.
Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes.
Frequency: On occasion.
Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.
Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): $9,909.00.
Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized
and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget
approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record.
Dated: July 26, 2010.
Agency Clearance Officer, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, U.S. Department of Labor.
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