USPS: New resource helps ensure compliance with face coverings policy

The Postal Service has a new resource to help ensure compliance with its face covering policy in states and cities across the nation. USPS requires all employees to wear face coverings when there is a state or local face covering order or directive in place or when an employee — including those who do not…

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USPS: Staying safe during hot weather

The Postal Service wants employees to stay safe during hot weather. You should hydrate before, during and after work, even if you don’t feel thirsty. Research shows you should drink at least 8 ounces of water every 20 minutes. Dressing appropriately for the weather is important, too. On warm days, wear light-colored, loose-fitting and breathable…

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USPS releases updated CDC posters on Social Distancing and Face Coverings

NPMHU – June 25, 2020 Please find linked below, a copy of the updated documents from the Postal Service relating to Social Distancing and Face Coverings. How to Safely Wear and Take Off A Cloth Face Covering Stop the Spread of Germs – Help Prevent the Spread of Respiratory Diseases Like COVID-19 Please Maintain Social…

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USPS reminds employees face coverings, social distancing required

The Postal Service is reminding employees to continue to practice social distancing and to wear face coverings to protect themselves during the coronavirus pandemic. Employees must always maintain safe distancing of at least 6 feet apart from others when entering, exiting or working at any USPS facility, including Post Offices; processing plants; area and district…

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USPS: Face coverings guidance for warm weather

As the weather begins to warm up, the Postal Service is reminding employees of ways to prevent heat-related illnesses during the coronavirus pandemic. Employees exposed to hot and humid conditions are at risk of heat illness. It’s important to remember to stay cool and safe. Because the coronavirus can spread between people in close proximity…

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USPS: Cloth face coverings now recommended

The Postal Service is sharing new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the use of face coverings to help guard against COVID-19. CDC now recommends that people wear cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures, such as standing 6 feet apart, are difficult to maintain. USPS…

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USPS Mandatory Stand-Up Talk: Cloth face coverings (4/6/20)

According to the newly published guidance, CDC now recommends that people wear cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain, because COVID-19 can spread between people interacting in close proximity. We strongly encourage all employees to follow CDC’s recommendation. If you wish to have a face covering, you…

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