Postal Bulletin offers tips to avoid heat-related illnesses

Prevent Heat Illnesses. Know the Signs and Act. Summertime can put employees at risk for heat illnesses. High temperatures and humidity, direct sun or heat, limited air movement, physical exertion, poor physical condition, and some medicines are contributing factors to heat illnesses. When the body is unable to cool itself by sweating, heat-induced illnesses such…

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USPS: What to do in an ‘active shooter’ situation

To mark National Preparedness Month, the Postal Service is once again reminding employees what to do in an “active shooter” situation. USPS is not aware of any specific threats against the organization. An active shooter is anyone who kills or attempts to kill people in a confined and populated area, typically using firearms. Active shooters…

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Postal Bulletin: Prevent Heat Illness — Know the Signs and Act

Summertime can put employees at risk for heat illness. High temperatures and humidity, direct sun or heat, limited air movement, physical exertion, poor physical condition, and some medicines are contributing factors to heat illness. When the body is unable to cool itself by sweating, heat-induced illness such as heat stress, heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and…

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USPS: What to do in an ‘active shooter’ situation

To help mark National Preparedness Month, the Postal Service is reminding employees what to do in an “active shooter” situation. USPS is not aware of any specific threats against the organization. An active shooter is anyone who kills or attempts to kill people in a confined and populated area, typically using firearms. Active shooters can…

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USPS: Beat the Heat, Stay Cool

It’s that time of year again, when the temperatures begin to rise, and the potential for heat-related illnesses becomes a factor during your daily work routine. Here are some quick tips for battling the heat: Hydrate before, during, and after work. Prevention is important, so make sure to maintain good hydration by drinking at least…

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USPS: Beat the Heat, Stay Cool

It’s that time of year again, when the temperatures begin to rise, and the potential for heat-related illnesses becomes a factor during your daily work routine. Here are some quick tips for battling the heat: Hydrate before, during, and after work. Prevention is important, so make sure to maintain good hydration by drinking at least…

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