How to spot a Suspicious Package

By October 27, 2018Safety Tips

Given what we are contending with as a country, it is imperative for all Americans to embrace safe mail handling techniques & how to spot a suspcious package.  They are as follows:

Suspicious signs:

  • Excessive postage
  • Misspelled common words
  • No return or incomplete return address
  • Restrictive markings such as ‘DO NOT X-RAY’
  • Oily stains and or traces of powder-like substances
  • Odors
  • Excessive tape
  • Sounds

If observed:

  • Remain calm
  • Do not open or move
  • Shut off the ac/hvac and or fans
  • Do not use cell phones or radio communications
  • Call 911 via a landline away from the area
  • Safely and calmly evacuate the area to predetermined fall back areas

 

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