Postal Bulletin highlights Winter Safety

Winter Safety During winter, the secret to preventing injuries and staying safe is preparation for and awareness of potential dangers. The hazards associated with winter weather include exposure to cold temperatures and wet or icy sidewalks and streets. Prolonged exposure to cold temperatures can cause your body to lose heat, which puts you at risk…

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Postal Bulletin highlights Motor Vehicle Accident Prevention Month

December is USPS Motor Vehicle Accident Prevention Month According to the National Safety Council, almost 40,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes in the United States in 2016. That marks a 6 percent increase over 2015 and a 14 percent increase over 2014, which is the most dramatic 2-year increase in 53 years (see nsc.org/learn/NSC-Initiatives/Pages/Fatality-Estimates.aspx)….

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USPS: Atlanta District’s “Summer of Safety” Campaign

Atlanta District recently introduced Summer of Safety, a campaign that promotes safe work practices. “The idea is to put safety at the forefront of what we do,” said Atlanta District Acting Manager Sam Jaudon. The district has several safety-related activities planned during the summer, including meetings with safety captains, driver safety instruction and “safety blitzes”…

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December is USPS Motor Vehicle Safety Month

Someone dies in a motor vehicle crash every twelve minutes, an injury occurs every ten seconds, and a crash occurs every five seconds in the United States, according to the National Safety Council (2014). Many of these incidents occur during the workday or during the commute to and from work. When a Postal Service™ employee…

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