Postal Bulletin: November is HAZMAT Awareness Month

To protect the health and safety of our employees and the general public, the Postal Service™ has developed specific procedures for safeguarding, identifying, handling, and delivering hazardous materials (HAZMAT). Since there have been several recent incidents of non-mailable HAZMAT in the mailstream, November has been designated “HAZMAT Awareness Month” to highlight these issues. Incidents, including…

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Postal Bulletin highlights Holiday Season 2020

This year, the Postal Service™ is reminding employees and customers that the holidays are our time to deliver. We have prepared all year for this season, and are ready to deliver across the country. Here are some important details to prepare for your holiday mailings. Read More: Source: USPS

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Postal Bulletin highlights Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2020

The United States Postal Service maintains one of the world’s largest information technology networks, which links nearly 1.2 million devices and 66,000 mail processing technology systems. Established in 2014, the Corporate Information Security Office (CISO) safeguards this network — the network that binds the nation together — with enterprise-wide cybersecurity technologies and solutions. This October,…

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Postal Bulletin: USPS Energy and Water Use

Our Scope At the United States Postal Service®, we operate more than 31,000 Post Offices, branches, carrier annexes, and processing and distribution centers across all 50 states and U.S. territories. Our facilities consume energy from all utility sources, including electricity, natural gas, heating oil, propane, and steam. Expenditures on utilities – energy and water consumption…

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USPS National Slip, Trip and Fall Prevention Week, Oct 17 – 23

Hazards such as neglected icy surfaces or pallets placed in walkways can pose a serious threat to Postal Service™ employees. Last year, the United States Postal Service® reported that 17,534 Postal Service employees were victims of a slip, trip, or fall. To bring awareness to this issue, USPS® is sponsoring National Slip, Trip and Fall…

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Postal Bulletin: September is National Preparedness Month

Are You Prepared for An Emergency? Tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires, and floods can strike at almost any time, and are just some of the disasters we face each year. These events can generate fear, frustration, and even depression; yet, planning ahead can help response and recovery, and relieve some of the anxiety and stress caused by…

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Postal Bulletin highlights PMG Heroes’ Program

In a moment of crisis, a Postal Service™ customer in Miami turned to a trusted figure for help: Letter Carrier Donna Bratton. Bratton was delivering mail at the customer’s apartment complex when the woman ran up to her, holding an infant. “My baby can’t breathe!” the customer exclaimed. While 911 was called, Bratton performed CPR…

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Postal Bulletin highlights National Dog Bite Awareness Week, June 14–20, 2020

Sponsored by the United States Postal Service®, National Dog Bite Awareness Week is a public service campaign that offers safety tips and emphasizes the need for increased owner responsibility in the prevention of dog attacks. From nips and bites to vicious attacks, aggressive dog behavior poses a serious threat to our employees. To emphasize the…

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