SAFETY ADVICE 21-03 – BLADES FOUND IN ANTI-COVID POSTERS
There has been recent news articles regarding people spreading anti-COVID views.
In some cases posters are being used to spread the views to as many people as possible.
These posters are being placed in locations such as: door, lamp posts and walls.
These posters promote the nonwearing of masks and challenge the existence of COVID-19.
In some cases there are reports of razor blades being placed on the rear of the posters, aimed towards causing harm to the person removing them.
Another infrastructure manager had been targeted.
There are no reports of the posters being placed on Network Rail locations at this time.
IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED
If you do come across a poster such as this, you should follow the following instructions:
- Look at the poster before removing it to see if you can see anything usual, or any sharps.
- Report the event, as it you were following your local arrangements for managing sharps e.g. syringes.
- Inform your management.