Virtual Reality (“VR”) Safety Training was introduced for employees in 2020. We provide assistance, guidance and VR devices for staff to participate in interactive safety training through a virtual environment. VR training enables employees to immerse themselves in a simulated environment reflecting different real-world hazardous scenarios, such as working above ground, lifting operations and electrical hazards. They can also carry out practice exercises within site-specific scenarios, without causing risk to themselves or the property. It also enhances the efficiency of training and avoids interrupting our facilities and production.
Making mistakes in training under a real-world scenario would be potentially hazardous, while VR training offers an opportunity for staff to learn from their mistakes under a virtual environment. During the training, the trainee is given a situation in which they have to make their decision based on safety considerations. They will experience the consequence if they make the wrong decision. For instance, if they do not wear safety harness when working on a mobile platform in the VR situation, they will fall from a height. This gives them a virtual falling experience, and a reviewing session is subsequently provided to recap the correct safety information.
To facilitate the communication with employees and improve the operation efficiency, a corporate mobile app (GIC Mobile) was launched in 2018. Over the years, it has been continuously enhanced and now includes the following features:
In the coming future, our IT department will continue to innovate and implement more useful features, making it an indispensable tool for all employees.