USPS: November is Hazmat Awareness Month

Hazardous materials. The Postal Service will observe Hazmat Awareness Month in November. In preparation for the peak mailing season, USPS employees will receive reminders on recognizing and properly handling potentially hazardous materials. Approved postal providers will also receive reminders on the proper handling of potentially hazardous materials. Employees can refer to Publication 52, Hazardous, Restricted,…

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Postal Bulletin highlights HAZMAT Awareness Month

November is HAZMAT Awareness Month To protect the health and safety of our employees and the general public, the Postal Service™ has developed specific procedures for safeguarding the identification, handling, and delivery of hazardous materials (HAZMAT). Nonmailable hazardous materials that enter the mail stream — because these materials are not intercepted at the time of…

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