AWWA-64179 Safety Now: Dog Attacks


Utility employees in the field learn how to protect themselves against dog attacks.
Dog attacks on public utility field workers are reaching epidemic proportions. People in record numbers are buying dogs for protection. This is leading to increasing numbers of dog-attack incidents.

This safety training video for water utility field workers teaches:

  • What to do when you unexpectedly encounter a dog
  • How to read the dog's behavior to tell if it's friendly, scared, or angry
  • Why dogs attack
  • How to protect yourself if you are menaced or attacked
  • What to do if you are bitten
  • Who can be held legally responsible for a dog attack (26 minutes)
ISBN: 9781583216472
Publisher: American Water Works Association
Publication date: 2000
AWWA catalog no: 64179
Media Type: DVD