Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. But dangerous delivery conditions are another matter.
Acting Salt Lake City Postmaster Scott Canfield stated Thursday that ice and snow can be both dangerous for postal employees and potentially expensive for homeowners sued over accidents.
"We need our customers' help," Canfield said. "Letter carriers have hurt their knees or backs, or even suffered broken bones from falls on slippery surfaces."