IS is supporing a project being led by Hire Association Europe, to provide FIS members the opportunity to experience training delivered using virtual reality (VR). pHAEton is a VR app for mobile phones and tablets and the following modules, applicable to the operations of the sector are currently available:
|● Cordless Drill||● Hand-Arm Vibration|
|● Cut-off Saw||● Materials Hoist|
|● Dangers of Dust, Silica and Asbestos||● Mental Health at Work|
|● Dust Extraction||● Reciprocating Saw|
|● Electrical Safety||● Safe Use of Ladders|
|● Environment||● Working At Height (Alloy Tower)|
Each module explores the essentials of safe tool and equipment using interactive puzzles, and each one finishes with a short multiple-choice knowledge test.
The app is available for iOS and Android mobile devices and can be run on tablets or using the cardboard headset with a mobile phone for a more virtual experience. Users will be able to provide feedback at a later date.
For full access to the app and all of the modules you will require a username and password to get these send an email to email@example.com including the names and email addresses for all users. Please ensure you include your postal address and we will send a Cardboard VR headset in the post.