PHLPost disinfects mails, parcels to ensure they’re COVID-free
PASIG CITY, June 22 (PIA) – To ensure health safety amid the pandemic, the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost) has committed to keep the post office safe for its personnel and the public in the fight against COVID19.
In a news release sent to PIA-NCR, PHLPost has emphasized that the safety of its personnel and clients is of paramount importance.
The postal service has introduced measures to keep postal offices and mail processing facilities accepting postal ID’s, domestic and international mails safe.
According to PHLPost, postal personnel and the public are required to declare their whereabouts and health status for easy contact tracing. PHLPost also regularly promotes physical distancing, hand sanitation, regular temperature checking and wearing of facemask while inside the postal premises.
To further keep its workplace safe, mails and parcels received at the post office are being sanitized and disinfected by maintenance personnel who wear personal protective equipment (PPEs) for secure working environment.
Work arrangements such as flexible hours, shifting and work-from-home are likewise being implemented according to work requirements.
PHLPost is also committed to fulfill its universal mandate of continuous delivery of important mails from various government and private sectors amid the pandemic.
Meanwhile, postal offices nationwide are now open to serve the public, from 8:00am to 5:00pm. (PHLPOST/PIA-NCR)