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Do not put yourself in danger from excessive heat and sun

NALC urges letter carriers to learn about heat safety and pay close attention to the warning signs of overexposure to the sun and heat.

Here are key pieces of advice:

Finally, it’s important to notify your supervisor or call 911 if you’re experiencing signs of heat-related illnesses.

Go to the Safety and Health page for more on how to prepare for extreme heat and sun.

“Letter carriers need to remember to respond appropriately to the weather and immediately notify their supervisor if you feel that you are experiencing heat-stress symptoms or other weather-related issues,” NALC President Fredric Rolando said.

“Bottom line: Do not put yourself in danger,” Rolando said.


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