Status Report

NASA Notice of information collection: Reporting Safety Concerns or Hazards

By SpaceRef Editor
August 22, 2013
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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 163 (Thursday, August 22, 2013)] [Notices] [Page 52215] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [] [FR Doc No: 2013-20518]
[Notice: 13-098]
Notice of Information Collection
AGENCY: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
ACTION: Notice of information collection.
SUMMARY: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
DATES: All comments should be submitted within 30 calendar days from the date of this publication.
ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. Attention: Desk Officer for the Office of NASA.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions should be directed to Frances Teel, NASA PRA Clearance Officer, NASA Headquarters, 300 E Street SW., JF000, Washington, DC 20546,

I. Abstract

This collection provides a means by which NASA contractors can voluntarily and confidentially report any safety concerns or hazards pertaining to NASA programs, projects, or operations.

II. Method of Collection

The current, paper-based reporting system ensures the protection of a submitters anonymity and secure submission of the report by way of the U.S. Postal Service.

III. Data

Title: NASA Safety Reporting System.   

OMB Number: 2700-0063.   

Type of review: Extension of a currently approved collection.   

Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.   

Number of Respondents: 75.   

Responses per Respondent: 1.   

Annual Responses: 75.   

Hours per Request: 15 min.   

Annual Burden Hours: 19.   

Frequency of Report: As needed.

IV. Request for Comments

Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of NASA, including whether the information collected has practical utility; (2) the accuracy of NASA’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology.

Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection. They will also become a matter of public record.
Frances Teel, NASA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013-20518 Filed 8-21-13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7510-13-P

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