USPS: HAZMAT Awareness Month – Keep the Mail Safe

November 16, 2023 The Postal Service is bolstering its efforts to safely identify, handle and deliver mailable hazardous materials. The organization is reminding all employees to always ask customers if a parcel contains anything potentially hazardous, and to thoroughly examine every box for hazmat markings. USPS has also improved its longstanding hazmat policies and procedures…

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Postal Bulletin: 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, identifying, handling, and delivering hazardous materials (HAZMAT). Since there have been several recent incidents of non-mailable HAZMAT in the mailstream, November has been designated ‚ÄúHAZMAT Awareness Month‚ÄĚ to highlight these issues. Incidents, including…

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