Records of Tests and of
Examinations of Personnel Hoisting Equipment
Extension without change of a currently approved collection
36 Months From Approved
This information collection requires
records of specific tests and inspections of mine personnel
hoisting systems, including wire ropes, to ensure that the system
remains safe to operate while in use. Review of the record
indicates whether deficiencies are developing in the equipment, and
in particular the wire rope, so that corrective action may be taken
before an accident occurs.
USC 813(h) Name of Law: Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of
US Code: 30
USC 811 Name of Law: Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of
Respondents: The number of
respondents remains unchanged at 225. Responses: The number of
responses decreases slight to 61,265. The number of responses
decreased due to a drop in the number of tests performed. Burden
Hours: The number of burden hours decreases slightly at 5,117.
Respondents or Recordkeeping Costs: The estimated annual cost
remains unchanged at $270,000.