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RAIN Suspicious Package/Letter/Unknown Substance

In the event an individual on our campus comes in contact with a suspicious package/letter/unknown substance take the following steps:

R – Recognize the indicators of a suspicious package/letter/unknown substance(powered, leaking ,excessive postage, mechanical vibration or noise, strange wiring).

A – Avoid, placing yourself or others in additional danger. Do not investigate further. Exit the area without changing existing conditions.

I – Isolate the area to prevent others from entering area of danger. If someone is exposed to an unknown substance then the subject(s) will need to be isolated to prevent further spread of the contaminate.

N – Notify the appropriate resources and authorities.