Postal Bulletin highlights Fire Prevention Week – Oct. 6–12

Fire Prevention Week is October 6–12, 2019 Fire can spread quickly through your home or facility, leaving you little time to safely escape. Fire evacuation plans, smoke detectors, sprinklers, and properly-maintained fire extinguishers can help save lives. Evacuation Plans Evacuation plans must include a map of your facility or home showing two exits (windows or…

 Continue reading

Investigating grease fire at maintenance facility, OSHA finds USPS failed to maintain working fire extinguishers

Employer name: U.S. Postal Service 1720 Market St. St. Louis, Missouri Citations issued: Sept. 13, 2016 Investigation findings: The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration‘s St. Louis Area Office has cited the U.S. Postal Service’s vehicle maintenance facility for one repeated and two serious safety violations. Investigating a report of a fire…

 Continue reading

OSHA: USPS mail processing center again cited for fire extinguisher, electrical violations at St. Louis facility

April 2, 2015 Employer name: United States Postal Service Investigation site: 1720 Market Street, St. Louis, Missouri Date investigation initiated and what prompted inspection: On Jan.13, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration initiated an inspection of a United States Postal Service mail processing site after receiving a complaint alleging unsafe…

 Continue reading