USPS: Managers must complete and post OSHA form

The Postal Service is reminding facility managers that they must compile and display work-related injuries that occurred during the 2019 calendar year in order to comply with OSHA requirements. OSHA, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, requires postal facilities to complete manual or automated versions of OSHA Form 300A, Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses….

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USPS Guidance on China’s virus crisis (January 28 email)

From: Storey, Simon M – Washington, DC Sent: Tuesday, January 28, 2020 11:45 AM To: AREA VICE PRESIDENTS – HQ HR AREA HR MGRS Subject: Coronavirus Information Good Afternoon, RE: Novel Corona Virus 2019-nCV. As discussed at today’s ISC meeting, please find the information shared and more importantly the CDC comments regarding the spread of…

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USPS improves safety observation tool

The Postal Service will add several capabilities to its Informed Mobility Safety Observation Tool (IMSOT) on Feb. 9. The tool, which USPS introduced last summer, automates the employee safety observation process for managers and supervisors. IMSOT notifies managers and supervisors when an observation is due and allows them to complete the process electronically using an…

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USPS: Requirement to Review and Post OSHA Form 300A Summary for 2019

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires all Postal Service™ installation and establishment heads to complete and post the OSHA Form 300A, Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses, for calendar year (CY) 2019, in accordance with 29 CFR 1904, and the Employee and Labor Relations Manual (ELM), part 821, Actions in the Event of…

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USPS: Tips to avoid winter driving accidents

The Postal Service wants employees to drive safely during winter, a time of year that presents unique challenges. Here are some tips: • Allow yourself extra time to stop and turn. Slow down well in advance of traffic lights, traffic signs and intersections. • Leave extra space between your vehicle and other traffic. Reduce speed…

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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…

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