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Health and safety in the postal service

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. Subcommittee on Postal Personnel and Modernization.

Health and safety in the postal service

hearings before the Subcommittee on Postal Personnel and Modernization of the Committee on Post Office and Civil Service, House of Representatives, Ninety-sixth Congress, second session, August 26 and September 30, 1980.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Post Office and Civil Service. Subcommittee on Postal Personnel and Modernization.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Postal service -- United States -- Safety measures.,
    • Postal service -- United States -- Employees.,
    • Postal service -- Employees -- Health and hygiene -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .P6677 1980c
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 132 p. ;
      Number of Pages132
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3920143M
      LC Control Number81601394

      The American Postal Workers Union (APWU) Health Plan is a national preferred provider organization (PPO) that offers both a fee-for-service High Option plan and a Consumer Driven Option health plan. Both options are open to all employees or retirees covered under the Federal Employees Health Benefits (FEHB) Program.


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