Utility Solutions Simulator WEB

Personal Protective Grounding Simulator

Utility Solutions Inc. has introduced a new grounding simulator specifically designed for utilities and lineworkers. Following their successful Load-Trainer II Transformer Simulator product, USI has developed a new desktop trainer called the Grounds-Trainer Personal Protective Grounding Simulator that combines hands-on jumper connections with a powerful computer simulation. Personal protective grounding is a highly complex and often misunderstood subject. Textbooks have difficulty illustrating the effects of a fault on a distribution system. The Grounds-Trainer simulates an overhead distribution...

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CIS Certification Program WEB

Project Management Safety Certification Program

Leading Safety Works, a project management safety certification program developed by Crane Industry Services LLC and Okos Partners, now includes innovative behavioral simulation tools. The program establishes critical, effective, lasting connections between project and people strategies. It is based on a practical 90-day planning system that makes problem-solving immediately effective and replicable. The system helps project leaders and managers identify critical opportunities to change conditions and improve practices on every job site. Simulations used in the program will be based on actual...

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A1A Lift Simulator WEB

3D Lift Vision Simulator

A1A Software LLC has introduced the industry’s first VR simulator for lift planning. 3D Lift Vision enables users to execute a 3D lift plan in VR mode using a virtual reality headset and controls. There is no limit to the number of people who can engage in 3D Lift Vision, which allows the entire crane and rigging crew to see and practice a lift in the virtual environment, including the crane operator, riggers, signal person and tagline holders. Because the simulations are based on 3D lift plans, employers can use 3D Lift Vision to evaluate and qualify operators for the crane and application....

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CM Wheel Loader Training Pack WEB2

Wheel Loader Simulator Training Pack

CM Labs Simulations, developer of Vortex training simulators, has announced a new Wheel Loader Simulator Training Pack that includes advanced earthmoving techniques as well as guided learning features for faster skills acquisition. The training pack introduces guided learning in the form of real-time feedback during exercises on crucial metrics such as distance from objects, traction and terrain height. It also integrates the industry’s only real-time grade quality sensor. The GQS tracks key metrics such as height, slope and standard deviation. This feedback allows trainees to make the adjustments...

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Terex Tech Tips WEB2

Technical Service and Support Tools

In 2019, Terex Utilities released or updated more than 50 Tech Tips and service presentations. Some Tech Tips are applicable to specific Terex digger derricks, aerial devices or auger drills, while others address frequently asked questions or common challenges faced by customers. Following are descriptions of just a few of the topics Terex Utilities covered in 2019. The Hi-Ranger TM Series is a heavy-duty transmission aerial device used by line crews, offering working heights to 125 feet, basket capacities of up to 800 pounds and material-handling capacities of 1,500 pounds. Three of the new...

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CM Labs JOOMLA

Equipment Training Simulators

Designed and built by CM Labs Simulations, Vortex equipment training simulators provide operators with the real-world skills they need to operate equipment safely and efficiently. They are powered by Smart Training Technology that includes an abundance of training recommendations, intelligent information and other actionable data, all leading to the highest level of transferable operator skills outside the real equipment. Thanks to Vortex simulators, operators can prepare for the routine as well as the unexpected. Trainees can practice challenging real-world operations in complete safety, while...

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Assess My Team JOOMLA

Assessment Tools and Training

Assess My Team provides easy access to the assessment tools and training you need to ensure your team is working to their full potential. Our tests take fewer than 10 minutes for an individual to complete but provide organizational leaders with a wealth of measurable and actionable profile data. Each of the five core assessments measures a different yet important core style: behavioral, motivational, thinking, emotional and learning. Used individually or in a variety of combinations, the five core assessments offer individuals and organizations alike the opportunity to enhance self-awareness...

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SET Solutions JOOMLA

Safety Compliance Courses for Electric Utilities

SET Solutions offers OSHA 30- and 10-hour Electric Power Comprehensive Safety Compliance courses. These courses are taught by authorized OTI instructors with years of electric power experience. Each course is designed specifically for the electric power industry to provide in-depth training on current electric OSHA standards and to provide specific safety management guidance for both new and existing electric power personnel. A sampling of topics offered in the courses include hazard prevention and control; personal protective equipment; OSHA 1910.269 application; electric flames and arcs; minimum...

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Timpson Training JOOMLA

High-Voltage Training

Utilities already know the value of energizing their training yards, but until now they may have been unaware that there is a safe solution. The Timpson High Voltage Training Unit provides a way to allow real energized high voltages to be applied to aerial and underground primaries at a nonlethal current level in your training yard. These voltages allow the trainee to know they made a mistake and trainers to identify training opportunities. The training unit is designed to energize your yard to full voltage, automatically de-energize in fewer than 60ms with a current threshold of 1.5mA, and...

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