OSHA Releases New COVID-19 Guidance to Protect Workers

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) On August 13, The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released new guidance to protect workers from the coronavirus (COVID-19)....

Women's Health

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) It is important to take an active role in our health, and continue or catch up on healthy choices and preventative screenings. Because of concerns...

Surviving a Hurricane or an Earthquake

(This article first appeared in the September-October issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) As I write this article, many APWU members are still recovering from the effects of this year’s devastating weather. My prayers go out to my APWU...

Staying Cool and Hydrated in Extreme Heat

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) Too many workers, including postal employees, are exposed to heat on the job, in both indoor and outdoor environments. Operations involving high air...

Cause of Asthma

(This article first appeared in the July/August 2021 issue of the American Postal Worker magazine) No one really knows what causes asthma. What we do know is that asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the airways. When airways come into...

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