Archive for Safety

12th edition

Posted in USPS, Postal Service, Safety, Postal History by yourpostalpodcast on May 21st, 2009

In this edition, we'll take you back in time to see how the West was really won -- and the discovery just might surprise you. We'll also visit with a carrier who has TWO million miles of safe driving -- and  a 50-year perfect attendance record to boot. We'll also visit an Arizona postal museum that has a unique collection of postal oddities.  Tell a friend about this podcast!  You can stream it from any computer, or download it through iTunes and have it load directly to your MP3 player.




11th Edition

Posted in USPS, Safety, Stamps by yourpostalpodcast on April 23rd, 2009

In this edition, you'll hear about recycling efforts, the NALC Food Drive, the upcoming price change, and and strange and unique stamps.




5th Edition

Posted in USPS, Postal Service, Letter Carrier, Safety by yourpostalpodcast on October 14th, 2008

In this edition, you'll hear a riveting story about a Iowa letter carrier who was attacked by a dog. A big bite of the pepper spray was enough to thwart him from the carrier -- but the dog turned his attention to a neighborhood boy. Big mistake. The carrier saved the day. You'll also hear about the number one thing that comes loose in the mail, as well as a way to save money -- by mailing.

What do you think about the new five minute length? Send your comments to david.g.rupert@usps.gov.




3rd Edition

Posted in Customer Connect, USPS, Safety, Stamps by yourpostalpodcast on July 30th, 2008

In this edition, you'll hear about the designer of the Breast Cancer stamp, tips to beat the heat, how the Postal Service is combatting high fuel prices, heroes of the Midwest floods and more.




2nd Edition

Posted in USPS, Letter Carrier, Safety by yourpostalpodcast on June 26th, 2008

In this 10-minute edition, you'll hear about an environmental product shipper who uses the mail. One of their products is writing paper -- made from elephant droppings. Hear about it in "Dung Deal." We also visit one of the nation's top canine trainers where we ask the question, "Why can't we all get along?" We take a trip to the Post Office from Hell, where mail is lovingly burned. Hear from an employee whose heart gave out -- but sick leave saved the day. We also have a money minute and a chance to win an MP3 player.

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