Periodic Medical Surveillance
Examinations for Coal Miners
Extension without change of a currently approved collection
36 Months From Approved
Section 72.100(d) requires that each
mine operator must develop and submit for approval to NIOSH a plan
in accordance with 42 CFR part 37 for providing miners with the
required periodic examinations specified in 72.100(a) and a roster
specifying the name and current address of each miner covered by
the plan. Section 72.100(e) requires that each mine operator must
post on the mine bulletin board at all times the approved plan for
providing the examinations specified in 72.100(a). Section
72.100(d) and (e) are requirements that mirror NIOSH information
collection requirements under 42 CFR 37.4 (existing OMB No.
0920-0020). Including these requirements allows MSHA to use its
inspection and enforcement authority to ensure that operators
comply with these provisions.
USC 813(h) Name of Law: Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of
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USC 811 Name of Law: Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of
Respondents: The number of
respondents decreased from 1,126 to 664 due to the decline of the
number of coal mines. Responses: The number of responses decreased
from 1,352 to 797 due to the decline in the number of respondents.
Burden Hours: The number of burden hours decreased from 1,049 to
310 due to the decreases in respondents. Costs: The estimated
annual cost burden to respondents or recordkeepers decreased from
$406 to $239 due to the decrease in respondents.