Mar 21st 2023
Meter readers urged to put safety first when entering properties
In December last year, a meter reader was mauled to death by dogs in south-east Queensland.
According to Ergon Energy, meter readers and field workers will only enter properties where dogs are securely restrained.
“Despite heightened awareness around safe entry, unfortunately we are still seeing incidents where dogs have been able to escape and pose a threat to our people and others in the community,” Ergon Energy said in a recent statement.
“In January, a Townsville meter reader was left shaken, but thankfully unscathed, after two dogs were able to burst through the front gate.”
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