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Clayton Norris

The Postal Service has done absolutely nothing to help us carriers in the heat. Our vehicles are over 30 years old and wreak of gasoline and burnt oil as well as exhaust fumes. The Postal Service deserves every fine they receive as well as a wrongful death lawsuit for Peggy Franks death. A worthless supervisor who knows absolutely nothing about mail delivery giving a safety talk is a total waste of our time. How many deaths will it take before tangible safety measures are taken?


Post office trucks with letter carriers having heat strokes same as in the past, Coal Miners having black lung disease that was in the 1960’s this is 2019, nothing has changed.

Julie Ebarb

If only people would stop and think why they have never put air conditioning in postal vehicles 1) carriers would be out there longer and wouldn’t be back before there evaluation which could cause them to get overtime. 2)it would cost them more money in gas which is more important than someone’s life. 3) management would be there longer which could cost them to have to pay overtime to management. I could go on and on but it would be to long so let’s just say etc. you can get the general idea.

Kirby Luvbug

Management gives talks about heat prevention. These preventive measures, like drinking 8 oz water every 15 minutes, take more time on the route. Then management tries to discipline carriers for taking more time when it’s hot. The result? Some carriers skip the preventive measures so they won’t get harassed by management.


Nothing has changed….the USPS postmasters just want the mail delivered….I am from 18052 Zip code and my post master gets totally pissed off when somebody comes back after 6pm, because it’s a reflection on him. He even through his own phone when somebody clocked back into the office after 6pm.
Get new management….that might help

David Lindner

More stand up talks telling everyone it’s hot outside. That way upper level management can wipe their hands and say “well we told them”.

Joe mail Carrier

Absolutely nothing has been done!!

Joe mail Carrier

I was attacked by a dog hurt and bleeding! And do you know what my supervisor asked? So are you gonna go do this other route or do you wanna go home or to the doctor? Wtf


Since Peggy Frank passed away all of our LLVs were recalled by maintenance and they replaced the old fans. We were told that the vehicle is not to move if the fan doesn’t work but I don’t know if that has been tested if a station was short of vehicles yet. All the carriers were issued two “cooling wraps” to soak in water. But they were so short most come undone and have fallen off to be lost. Many carriers had already gotten their own cooling towels and sleeves, taking advantage of the newer technology and desert war experience. There… Read more »


What has changed? Not a thing. And after Yesterday here in New England when a carrier was hit head on and the vehicle just blew apart, I am realizing just how unsafe these vehicles are. I think the days of the aluminum toaster oven need to be over.