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  10/12/2011 - OSHA issues updated hazard alert on formaldehyde dangers to hair salon owners, workers after new agency findings and FDA warning letter
  10/10/2011 - Rochester, New York, Asbestos Abatement Contractor Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Environmental Crimes and False Statements to OSHA
  10/7/2011 - US Labor Department sues Beverly, Mass., dentist for allegedly firing employee who raised concerns about contaminated needle disposal
  10/3/2011 - OSHA issues revised whistleblower investigations manual
  9/30/2011 - US DOL finds nutritional beverage company, former CEO in violation of Sarbanes-Oxley Act whistleblower protection provisions
  9/28/2011 - OSHA awards $10.7 million in Susan Harwood safety and health training grants
  9/26/2011 - US DOL finds Bank of America in violation of Sarbanes-Oxley Act whistleblower protection provisions
  9/23/2011 - OSHA cites 50 safety violations, proposes $917,000 in fines against Bostik Inc. following Middleton, Mass., explosion
  9/21/2011 - OSHA issues 2011 Site-Specific Targeting plan for protecting workers in high-hazard workplaces
  9/16/2011 - Hazard alert warns of dangers to workers from incorrectly rebuilt circuit breakers
  9/14/2011 - NFPA issues new gas process safety standard after power plant explosion that killed six workers
  9/12/2011 - Air Force base contractor fined more than $50,000 for exposing workers to hazardous air contaminants
  9/9/2011 - BLS releases preliminary CFOI results for 2010
  9/7/2011 - DOL enhances enforcement database
  9/2/2011 - Tempel Grain Elevators, LLP convicted for violating OSHA regulation resulting in teen's death
  8/31/2011 - Judge orders All-Feed Processing & Packaging in Alpha, Ill., to allow OSHA inspection or pay $500 per day fine
  8/29/2011 - OSHA orders Metro North Commuter Railroad to promote and pay more than $141,000 to worker who reported injury
  8/26/2011 - OSHA releases mobile app to help protect workers from heat-related illnesses
  8/24/2011 - Norfolk Southern Railway Co. ordered by OSHA to pay more than $122,000 for violating Federal Railroad Safety Act
  8/22/2011 - OSHA cites Englewood, Colo.-based Meadow Gold Dairies and subcontractor for 47 violations; penalties total $326,300