The VR mine training includes all known scenarios leading to injuries, teaching miners the correct order of security operations. All the features of the app allow users to exercise their practical skills that are essential for their workplace. We combined realistic sounds of working machines with detailed graphics (based on real pictures) of the mining area and equipment - creating a highly immersive simulation of…
Wide functionality of the VR mine safety training includes moving around the realistic models of working equipment, which size and placement imitates the real working environment. As in real life, miner have his own set of virtual tools - which can be used in a few ways. All activities have their consequences, following a structure of logical tree - created under the client’s strict supervision.
There is also a possibility for an ‘exam session’, where all tips and instructions are hidden - forcing participant to provide the right order by they own. Such solution should be mandatory for all workers in order to avoid employee reluctance due to missing knowledge (as well as to avoid worst-case scenarios, including death).
VR mine safety training decreases the cost of training by eliminating the necessity of going 700 m down the mine (which costs 30 min one way and can distract other miners). The application successfully facilitates every health and safety training until this day.