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Suspicious Package

Actions after the suspicious incidents

Instruct those who have had contact with the suspicious object to wash their hands with Soap and water.
Make a list of everyone who has had contact with the object, including their contact Information.

EXPERIENCING A SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE, ENVELOPE, OR ITEMS.

  1. If you have any doubt about a suspicious package, envelope or object, don’t take any chances—“CALL 999, KU SECURITY OFFICE: 0725 471487 / 0723 3772305 AND FIRE EMERGENCY: 0721 820724 / 0721 813481”.
  2. Leave the package or envelope where it is discovered; do not move it or touch it.
  3. If the package was delivered at home, do not bring it to campus; call 999 or Campus Hotlines.
  4. Leave the area of the package and keep others from approaching it.

ROUTINE HANDLING OF SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE, ENVELOPE, OR ITEMS.

Regularly train staff members who are in contact with mail to be aware of suspicious
Signs:

  1. Rigid, bulky, or lopsided package.
  2. Misspelled or poorly written names, titles, addresses, or labels.
  3. Strange appearance (e.g., excessive tape, tied with string, strange odors, leaks, stains, protruding wires, discoloration, crystallization, or powdery substances on or in the item).
  4. No postage, cancelled or excessive postage.
  5. Handwritten or restrictive notes such as “To be opened in the privacy of,” “Confidential,” “Your lucky day is here” or “Prize enclosed”.
  6. Hand-delivered or “dropped off for a friend” packages or letters.
  7. No return or nonsensical return address.
  8. Mailed from a foreign country.
  9. Letters or packages arriving before or after suspicious calls.