Safety issue

Discussion in 'UPS Union Issues' started by Crislaw, May 24, 2016.

  1. Crislaw

    Crislaw New Member

    working at ups one of the biggest rules and tips at ups is safety but at the Pleasantdale hi safety seems to me don't mean safety cause when we get hurt supervisors act like they don't care they don't take it serious when I work on the sort Ile and and packages are pushing me against the belts all I get is keep sorting keep sorting and they don't realize that them boxes is pushing me against the belts burning my back cause the belts are running.
  2. scooby0048

    scooby0048 This page left intentionally blank

    Is there a question out of all this or a statement that needs addressing>?
  3. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Now, a low life jack wagon, and still loving it.

    Could someone send this guy a box of punctuation?
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  4. Scottyhawk

    Scottyhawk What is it? A brown box. Duh

  5. McGee

    McGee Well-Known Member

    Um, Wut??!!
  6. clean hairy

    clean hairy Well-Known Member

    I know what a Sort Aisle is, but what is this Sort Ile you speak of?
  7. brownmonster

    brownmonster Man of Great Wisdom

    Irish island?
  8. 8 Hour Day

    8 Hour Day Active Member

    Pleasantdale, huh? Atlanta, right? Join the Union, then tell your full time manager you're not able to maintain proper ingress and egress with the current work load. If he doesn't respond, contact a full time steward or business manager.

    Plus, ask an older driver if he could give you some help.

    If your not in the Union, though, you're screwed. UPS does not care about your health or safety... only getting sued.
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  9. You don't have to tell them anything. Their conveyor securing methods say it is up to the part time employee to turn off the belt if they feel safety is an issue. Safety includes egress. Have fun turning off their belt if they don't feel like staffing is a problem on their sort isle. Then enjoy the Cush unload position with your dollar raise after being harassed for doing so.

    Personal experience use to love doing stop secure test.

    This is also a way to get dq'd if you haven't made seniority. I'd wait till the union dues start coming out.