Train posties about the danger of dogs
Dog attacks on postal workers are on the rise. But, with the right information and employment conditions, most can be avoided…
guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 1 December 2009 15.00 GMT
There’s a cliche about postal workers. It is a cartoon image of us being chased up the garden path by a ferocious dog, with the seat being ripped out of our pants. Unfortunately, like all cliches, the image has its basis in reality. Postal workers are often the victims of savage dog attacks.