Masks required

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by 542thruNthru, Apr 7, 2020.

  1. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    Required to wear masks in 11 states.
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  2. scooby0048

    scooby0048 This page left intentionally blank

    Masks protect others but not us. Airborne droplets can still enter via eyes. I'm all for wearing a mask but I wish everyone else would be required to wear one out in public.
     
  3. dmc2008

    dmc2008 New Member

    Ahh, good to see them admit it's their own policy. Today we were told it was a NYS law *cough*bull:censored2:*cough*
     
  4. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    I wear a mask when I deliver to the pharmacy on my route. Holy cripes. My glasses fogged up too much to wear for any length of time.
     
  5. MyTripisCut

    MyTripisCut “They” are coming for us.

    This is a problem I have as well.
     
  6. scratch

    scratch Least Best Moderator Staff Member

    We were finally given a cheap face mask when we walked into the building this morning. We were told to always wear one while inside the Hub from now on. When I got back tonight, most of the drivers were walking out without wearing them and the clerks weren't wearing them either. They put out a five-gallon bucket with a bleach solution last week. No gloves yet.


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  7. Richard Harrow

    Richard Harrow Deplorable.

    Notice that this PCM says the mandate is for drivers only?

    Part timers and inside FT in the buildings work in much closer quarters with eachother for the entirety of their shift. No masks required there.

    I will not comply unless the same is mandated for all UPS employees *and* eye protection is also given to us.
     
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  8. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Well-Known Member

    PTers are disposable labor.
     
  9. dmc2008

    dmc2008 New Member

    That's because it's more of a PR stunt than a safety requirement.
     
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  10. over9five

    over9five Moderator Staff Member

    Agreed. The message they sent us yesterday said it was per the CDC...
     
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  11. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    No one cares about partimers.
     
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  12. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    That’s funny we had a driver recently deliver to a place with a couple positive tests.

    driver: what’s the protocol here? What do I need to do?

    center manager: deliver the packages

    D: I’m not sure I feel safe going in there

    center manager: I don’t really care. Deliver the packages

    D: what about my safety?

    center manager: what about it? Your safety is your problem. Go buy your own damn masks or wipes or whatever but ups isn’t gonna do it. Get the hell out of here and deliver the packages.
     
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  13. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    It’s about appearing like they care.
     
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  14. BigUnionGuy

    BigUnionGuy Got the T-Shirt


    Is the driver going to do anything about it ?
     
  15. DriveInDriveOut

    DriveInDriveOut Proud Deplorable

    It's to protect the public from us, not to protect us from the public or each other.

    Face masks don't do much to protect the wearer.
     
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  16. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    Depends on the face mask but yeah I know.
     
  17. 35years

    35years Well-Known Member

    N95 and p100 masks do.
    But I doubt they will provide those.

    I have worn a n95 or better for over a month. There were 2 early cases in a business I deliver to every day.
     
  18. DriveInDriveOut

    DriveInDriveOut Proud Deplorable

    Ya. Those are respirators though not just normal face masks.
     
  19. deeztier

    deeztier Active Member

    so no need to shave anymore ?
     
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  20. MECH-lift

    MECH-lift Union Brother

    peak has begun! suck down that OT boys they can’t say :censored2:!
     
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