VR Training for Energy and Utilities

Safety and Skills Training that Actually Changes Worker Behavior

VR utilities and energy safety training and hard skills training has been proven to improve learner recall accuracy, learning retention, and takes less time to train. And companies using VR for safety training have seen less safety incidents and qualitatively have noted that trainees really enjoy the training.

Energy & Utility Companies Using Virtual Reality Training Can Expect

Less Injuries

43% was the reduction in lost time from injury since the introduction of VR safety training in mining (๐˜”๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ข๐˜ง๐˜ฆ ๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ฏ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ข๐˜ญ ๐˜Š๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ง๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ฆ)

Better performance

100% of welding students who used VR training performed better on weld testing than students receiving traditional training (๐˜๐˜ฐ๐˜ธ๐˜ข ๐˜š๐˜ต๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฆ ๐˜œ๐˜ฏ๐˜ช๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ต๐˜บ)

Cost benefits

82% of companies implementing AR/VR indicate that the benefits exceed expectations (๐˜Š๐˜ข๐˜ฑ๐˜จ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ช)

Testing gas lines with a meter for leaks

The oil and gas industry as well as renewable energy where critical assets are often in remote locations are seeing huge financial benefits from reduced travel costs. And when it comes to safety training, all industries are seeing less worker injuriesโ€”which saves significant money. Plus filling the skilled labor gap means more work gets done and that means higher revenue.

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Virtual Reality Is Saving Money While Closing the Skilled Labor Gap

Energy and utility companies are facing a serious shortage of skilled labor. On top of that, the special equipment workers need to learn to use may not be easy to access without traveling to remote locations, like an offshore oil rig, or shutting down production equipment to conduct the teaching. This makes training a very costly effort, but one that you need to get right in order to train the next generation of engineers and field workers.

From oil and gas industry to renewables, energy and utilities need a training solution that can bridge the skills gap by providing real world experience without real world cost and risk. Thatโ€™s where virtual reality (VR) can help. VR training solutions for oil and gas industry provide an immersive experience for learning hard skills that has been proven to be extremely effective at teaching the technology and procedures needed for successful operation.

Working on residential gas lines

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PIXO VR Energy and Utilities Training: Powering the Next Generation of Operation

PIXO VR helps oil, gas, electric, and renewable energy companies fill job sites with skilled and capable workers. PIXO provides a marketplace of standard oil and gas VR training like Outside Meter Inspection, Pipeline Patrolling, and Operator Qualification. It also has safety offerings like Fall Protection, Lockout / Tagout, and Hazard Recognition. PIXO and its VR partners create immersive virtual reality simulations that engage trainees, while making it feel like a real world experienceโ€”which is a powerful learning environment. PIXO can also help companies who have very specific equipment or unique procedures create custom virtual reality content appropriate for their requirements.

Virtual reality technology is a great addition to your existing safety and hard skills training courses. VR simulations works well with existing training when it is used to break up a long day in the classroom. It can also eliminate the need for equipment shut down thanks to its ability to simulate a life-like interaction with your technology. It also can reduce trainer/trainee travel since VR headsets can be sent anywhere in the world for remote use.

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VR training solutions for oil and gas, energy, and utilities through PIXO come with robust data tracking and reporting metrics on training effectiveness. This data gives operations managers the visibility they need to set the proper standards for safety and compliance, minimizing risks and mistakes, while getting workers in the field or on the rig where they are needed.

How Saudi Aramco is Improving Operations and Sustainability with VR Training

As the largest company in the world, Saudi Aramco relies on innovation to improve their global operations and reduce their environmental impact. Employees drive those operations, and with Virtual Reality, Aramco is safely and effectively training in areas from field procedures to office safety and interpersonal skills in a realistically simulated environment.

Thousands of Saudi Aramco employees access dozens of VR training titles from a Learning Center Metaverse, all powered by PIXO. The results have been greater employee engagement and learning retention, and continued expansion to more employees. Training in VR also helps Aramco reach sustainability goals by eliminating the need for travel to a training center; trainees meet in a virtual space, train together, and reduce their carbon footprint.

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