Posties using virtual reality headsets to learn how to avoid being dog attacks

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(Photo by Eugene Capon from Pexels) (Photo by Eugene Capon from Pexels)

Royal Mail has used the system more then 750 times since November after a string of horrific attacks in which rogue pets have bitten off fingers, thumbs and even a nose.

Posties are using ­virtual reality headsets to learn how to avoid being attacked by dogs.

The gadgets provide a 360-degree street view scene and advice on how to deal with aggressive pets on their rounds.

Self-defence training shows a postie dropping to one knee to protect herself and using her postbag as a shield.

 

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