NPMHU: USPS delivers Mandatory Stand-Up Talk re: Face covering and mask update

NPMHU News – December 16, 2020 According to the Postal Service, the requirement for employees to use face coverings or masks continues when social distancing of six (6) feet cannot be maintained in public, or in public-facing settings when required by state or local orders or directives. Throughout the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the Postal Service…

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USPS offers reminder on ordering face coverings

The Postal Service wants employees to remember the proper procedures for ordering face coverings during the coronavirus pandemic. Generally, only district supply coordinators should order face coverings. Individual employees should not order coverings, including off-catalog purchasing. However, Postal Inspection Service and some maintenance employees are permitted to use off-catalog means to purchase certain masks. The…

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USPS: Maintain social distancing during pandemic

The Postal Service is asking employees to adhere to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines for social distancing and face coverings as coronavirus infections surge across the United States. The latest data show that the number of people with COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus, tops 1 million per week. USPS employees…

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USPS: Stay vigilant as pandemic infections rise

The Postal Service urges employees to wear face coverings and adhere to social distancing procedures as coronavirus infections continue to spike across the nation. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, face coverings and social distancing of at least 6 feet from others help reduce the spread of the virus, which is transmitted…

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USPS: Ordering, reporting COVID-19 supplies

The Postal Service is reminding facilities to have sufficient coronavirus pandemic-related supplies on hand — and to accurately and regularly report their inventories in the organization’s field surveys. Each facility should have a 30-to-45-day supply of COVID-19 materials, including face coverings and gloves; cleaning and disinfectant products; and hand soaps, sanitizer and paper towels. Having…

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USPS: Face coverings, social distancing reminder

The Postal Service is reminding employees that they must comply with local and state orders or directives to wear face coverings during the coronavirus pandemic. All employees, including those who do not deal directly with the public, must adhere to these orders and directives. Employees are also required to wear face coverings when they are…

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USPS: Reminder to display pandemic posters in retail units

Postal Service employees should only display USPS-approved posters in retail spaces —particularly when it comes to posters that explain the organization’s safety protocols in response to the coronavirus pandemic. USPS has created posters related to COVID-19 that address the use of face coverings and masks by customers in postal retail lobbies. These posters can easily…

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