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A Checklist For Your First Day

  • 1The Right Footwear

    Wear only shoes with

    • Sturdy uppers made of leather, man-made leather or similar protective material
    • Good support
    • Non-slip soles
    • Lace up, sturdy, above ankle height boot, non-slip bottom.
    • Ankle work shoe, rounded toe, lace up closure, slip resistant rubber sole.
    • Cushioned shoe for comfort and safety, closed toe and lace up, supportive and breathable.

    Do not wear

    • Tennis shoes/sneakers/running shoes
    • Loafers
    • Sandals
    • Anything that does not provide protection and support
  • 2ID & Employment Documents

    • A valid (non-expired) Government Issued Photo ID
    • Review the list of acceptable documents and BRING ORIGINALS—copies will not be accepted
  • 3The right clothing

    • Dress in layers so you can adjust to temperature changes
    • No loose-fitting clothes that might get caught in mechanical equipment
    • No shirts, hats or jackets with offensive themes, images or logos
    • No loose or long jewelry—it’s better to leave all jewelry at home
  • 4Water

    Stay Hydrated - the work here is very physical

  • 5Check your email

    Confirm your official start date and other important information in the welcome letter from your local HR team.

Also Consider

  • Be on time

    Report for work on time every day—your coworkers and our customers are counting on you.

  • Arrange your transportation

    Make sure you have reliable transportation to and from work every day. Check your commute time.

  • Follow procedures

    Most UPS facilities have guard posts to enter and exit the building. Follow all procedures at your facility.

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