USPS reminds employees that they are committed to a safe workplace free of threats, fear and violence

The Postal Service is committed to fostering a positive and safe work environment that’s free of threats, fear and violence for all employees.

To help fulfill this commitment, a Threat Assessment Team is available at USPS headquarters in Washington, DC, and in all area and district offices to respond to threats and potential violence.

Team members are trained to assess the danger or harm of threats, whether implied or direct. The goals are to reduce risks to employees and the Postal Service, discourage inappropriate behavior and resolve conflicts.

If you’ve been threatened or believe you’re in a potentially unsafe situation that involves a co-worker or supervisor — or if you’re experiencing a domestic violence situation that could pose a threat in the workplace — notify your immediate supervisor and respective Threat Assessment Team.

The zero tolerance policy and reporting procedures will be distributed by the end of March.

Report emergency situations to the Postal Inspection Service at 877-876-2455 or call 911. The Postal Inspection Service number is monitored 24/7.


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Mar Shu

Does this mean, I can now sleep better after struggling to finishing my route everyday and suffering from these maltreatment including bullying….

Rebecca Fenner

Trust me. No

Russell Martin

Yeah right! Tell that to managers and supervisors that think they know everything and think they can get away with their bullying!

Rebecca Fenner

???????????? hilarious

Christopher Paradise

Every. Single. Day. It’s one veiled threat or another. Better not slip on the ice or else. Better not miss dispatch or else. Better not miss one single scan or else. Better curb your wheels…better not be one minute late with that express…better not start one minute before your start time…better not call in sick… OR ELSE! Daily, it’s these little things that add up to depression, anxiety, and makes for one miserable, ultra low morale workplace. I know several coworkers that are on stomach meds, anxiety meds, blood pressure meds. And why? Why can’t we have a better workplace?… Read more »

Holly Graham Williams

Well said !

Diana Bell

Just paperwork covering their butts.

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Robin Puckett Ritchie

This is the most stupid thing I have ever read. It is one of the most toxic work environment I have ever been in.

Robin Puckett Ritchie

Yesterday in our stand up meeting we were told that we wouldn’t be getting Amazon back because we missed too many scans. Amazon is delivering their own parcels in our area except the extra large heavy parcels to houses that are hard to deliver too. Uphill, downhill long driveways, any house that is a pain in the butt. Tell me we missed scans.

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