Thomas Niehaus and Robert Vossen, Richmond, MN

Richmond, MN, rural carriers Robert Vossen, left, and Thomas Niehaus

A recent workday in Richmond, MN, got off to an alarming start when two rural carriers arrived at the Post Office at 6:30 a.m. and found a co-worker collapsed on the floor.

Thomas Niehaus and Robert Vossen rushed to her side, and Vossen stayed with her while Niehaus called 911.

Emergency responders transported the woman to a medical facility.

She recovered from the incident.

Employees featured in “Heroes’ Corner” also receive letters of commendation through the Postmaster General Heroes’ Program. The nomination form is available on Blue.