I dialocad my elbow I am a preloader in my last week of probation

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Uri, Mar 1, 2015.

  1. Uri

    Uri New Member

    So I dislocated my elbow un job related playing basketball. My right arm will be completely usles for about a month. Just wondering if anyone knows what will happen will I be fired because I haven't completed my 30 days yet. Or would it be possible they would have me scan or split the belt.
  2. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

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  3. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    It would be awfully hard for you to split the belt with your right arm in a sling. Scanning would require a second person to make sure the packages are "labels up" on the belt. Since you are still in your 30 days you do not qualify for short term disability and because the injury was not work related you do not qualify for comp. I would hope that your mgt team would work with you to find a way to keep you working but their options are limited.
  4. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    I would have come in and faked a fall.
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  5. AirOnTrace

    AirOnTrace Allergic to cardboard.

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  6. Pooter

    Pooter Active Member

    It's preload. Take Aleve and go back to work puss :D
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  7. root

    root Calm down, i'll handle it

    And then be written up for not adjusting for changing conditions,dishonesty, and all that.
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  8. Austin.Was.My.Hero

    Austin.Was.My.Hero quod erat demonstrandum

  9. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    I am going to assume you were going to qualify or you would have been let go before your last week. Should let you come back after you heal and either complete your 30 days or maybe start over. Good help is hard to find on the preload.
  10. ibleedbrown

    ibleedbrown Active Member

    you dialocad your elbow? sounds painful.
  11. ibleedbrown

    ibleedbrown Active Member

    you can sweep, break jams, scan, small sort and wank it with your left arm. you're all good!!!
  12. MyTripisCut

    MyTripisCut Well-Known Member

    I had the Usles once in college. Painful
  13. box_beeyotch

    box_beeyotch Well-Known Member

    Not if you play the part well enough.
  14. Uri

    Uri New Member

    I hope so I have a doc note and my boss said I was doing good at the end of last week
  15. Monkey Butt

    Monkey Butt You can call me Chappy Staff Member

    Be honest and tell them how much you like them and your job (little white lies are OK).
    Ask them if they can let you come back after it is healed.
    Good luck.
  16. SafeYARDdog

    SafeYARDdog Member

    Talk to the HR as well since your boss might say alright then throw away your doc note.
  17. Yeah, no....

    Talk to your sup and they may work something out with you. Like others have said good work is hard to find and if you're doing a good job they might work with you. If I had a new guy that was working hard and doing a good job I would do what I could to keep him.
  18. scooby0048

    scooby0048 This page left intentionally blank

    You don't work for UPS and you have been proven to be a liar. Don't tell this person to throw away their doctor's note or they might end up like you, NOT EMPLOYEd BY UPS!
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  19. rod

    rod retired and happy

    I could tell a couple of stories about stuff like that happening but I better not.
  20. retiredTxfeeder

    retiredTxfeeder cap'n crunch

    Faking an on the job injury is an excellent way to get fired and leave a black mark that will follow you the rest of your life. I've seen it happen at UPS.