USPS: How to avoid heat-related illnesses

If you or a co-worker were experiencing a heat-related illness, would you recognize the symptoms? The Postal Service is reminding employees that two of the most common illnesses are heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Heat exhaustion symptoms include cool, moist skin; heavy sweating; headache; nausea or vomiting; dizziness; light headedness; weakness; thirst; irritability; and a…

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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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Postal Bulletin: 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 as heat stress, heat cramps, heat exhaustion, and…

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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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PMG Brennan discusses safety, other topics in video

July 6, 2017 The Postal Service cares about its workforce — and the organization reminds all employees to take measures to prevent heat-related illnesses, PMG Megan J. Brennan says in her latest “Business Focus” video. The PMG also discusses how the organization is making strides in service performance, scanning and increased real-time visibility. “We compete…

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The Postal Bulletin’s latest edition offers tips on preventing heat stress

Beat the Heat, Stay Cool It’s that time of year again when the temperature rises, and the potential for heat-related illness becomes a factor in your daily work routine. Beat the heat with these quick tips: Hydrate before, during, and after work. Prevention is important; maintain good hydration by drinking at least 8 ounces of…

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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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