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2 General Guidelines > 24 Emergency Procedures > 243 Precautions
During any spill or leak incident, or when damage is detected involving harmful items, Postal Service personnel must take every precaution to protect other personnel and property from visible and invisible effects of the material involved. These procedures are to be followed:
Refer to MI EL–810–96–1, Response to Hazardous Materials Releases, and Handbook EL–812, Hazardous Materials and Spill Response, for specific instructions.