Safe Mail Handling Procedures

Posted on 10/25/2018 8:00:46 AM

Due to recent events in the news, it is important that every employee handling or receiving mail can identify a suspicious letter or parcel. Although occurrences are rare, it is essential to know what to do when suspicious mail is received. All staff must remain alert for the tell-tale signs of potentially dangerous mail and packages.

Suspicious Mail or Packages

Protect yourself, your business, and your mailroom.

Safe Mail Handling TipsIf you receive a suspicious letter or package:

  • Stop. Don’t Handle
  • Isolate it immediately.
  • Don’t open, smell, or taste.
  • Activate your emergency plan. Notify a supervisor.

This message brought is brought to you by the IUP Emergency Management Office.