(FOX 2) – Days after Detroit Mail Carrier Anthony Smith died from COVID 19, United States postal workers are voicing their concerns over safety.
“We don’t know, it’s a fear of the unknown,” said a postal worker. “If you have any of the symptoms of COVID-19, stay at home. I don’t want to take anything home I didn’t come to work with.”
But the president for The American Postal Workers Union Detroit District told Fox 2 in a statement more needs to be done and he has concerns over the availability of items like Clorox wipes and gloves.
He added that the employees are unable to perform their duties in a safe manner because these essential protective necessities are not readily available.
But USPS says it’s making sure that millions of protective items and sanitizing products are available at more than 30,000 locations every day.