USPS Revises Standard Operating Procedures for Handling Hazardous Materials

The Postal Service has revised its Standard Operating Procedures for the Handling of Hazardous Materials. 

Driver Selection, Orientation, Familiarization & Certification

USPS Memo [PDF] to District Managers of Customer Service & Sales, dated Jan. 27, 1994, and cover letter to APWU. DIEs will continue to perform their duties, despite large-scale abolishments in 1994.

Retail Robberies: Staying Safe

There has been a rash of armed robberies of retail clerks recently in the Eastern Region, including a number of situations where clerks were confronted while having guns pointed at them. In another case, the perpetrator claimed he had a bomb. And...

Postal Service Issues New Safety Talk on Recognizing Suspicious Materials

The Postal Service has issued a new safety talk concerning Suspicious Mail and Unknown Powders or Substances to be given on Friday, October 6, 2006.  This is one of a three-part series to be given each first Friday of October, November and December...

HCR Subcontractor Safety Records

A Web site of the Department of Transportation (DOT) that provides safety information on trucking companies may be a valuable tool for members of the MVS Craft. The site lists information about accidents and tickets incurred by trucking companies —...