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How to react to a letter containing suspicious powder?

 

It is likely that you will one day be the victim of a powder attack. 

If this happens, you need to be able to react very quickly and... lire la suite

How to react to a letter containing suspicious powder?

 

It is likely that you will one day be the victim of a powder attack. 

If this happens, you need to be able to react very quickly and calmly to avoid intoxication and allow all of your staff to successfully evacuate the building.

What are the risks if I breathe in a suspicious powder? 

If you inhale a suspicious powder and risk poisoning, going out into the air will not cure you, you must be treated urgently.

It is extremely important not to have contact with other people to protect them, as it permeates the skin and clothing.

This video explains what to do if you open a letter that contains a suspicious powder.

After discovering the suspect powder, put the envelope back down and place an object on it gently so that the powder does not spill.

Ask employees to move away, then turn off the air conditioning and ventilation.

Remove the outer layer of clothing, isolate yourself in a room and call for help.

Do not go home, do not go to the hospital, do not shake hands, do not drink, do not eat, do not touch your eyes, do not smoke.

To find out how to react in the event of exposure to a toxic gas, you can watch our video How to protect yourself from exposure to a toxic gas?

To find out how to react in case of carbon monoxide poisoning, you can watch our video What are the signs of carbon monoxide?