Mail threats: a rare but serious problem

Mail threats: a rare but serious problem

Suspicious items arriving in post rooms present a serious risk and any threats must be acted on immediately. Such items could pose an explosive or biological threat to employees. Fortunately, such occurrences are rare but if they happen, action must be swift and decisive to protect mail handlers...
Explosives in the mail – advice and preventative measures

Explosives in the mail – advice and preventative measures

Last week, a mail-bombing campaign targeted several addresses across the UK. The packages, which were A4-sized white postal bags containing yellow Jiffy bags, were sent to transportation hubs in England and Scotland, and were designed to start fires upon opening. Thankfully, only one of the...
Don’t let the Christmas rush crush your mailroom

Don’t let the Christmas rush crush your mailroom

There is an old saying that ‘ Christmas comes earlier every year ’, and you’ve no doubt already seen some form of Christmas related sales or promotions in the shops or online. Thanks to ‘ Black Friday ’ and ‘ Cyber Monday ’ deals, this saying is increasingly becoming a reality

Protecting employees with security scanners

What do the Houses of Parliament , Harborough’s District Council and Reading’s Oracle Shopping Centre have in common? They have all been the recipients of suspicious packages within the last few months.
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