In 2015, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) began requiring employers to file a detailed report of every severe injury suffered by their employees. Included in the report is a short description of the incident that lead to the injury. Here a few selected incident descriptions involving postal workers copied verbatim from the database.
On the job
The hazards of delivering the mail
OSHA’s severe injury database reveals the risks postal workers take to deliver the mail.