Cat Simulators VR Series – Video #2: Reduced Training Costs

In our 7-part video series, “VR Training Benefits,” we highlight the advantages of training with VR.This second video highlights the cost-effectiveness of training operators on the Cat® Simulators VR NOW™ system, including reduced travel and fuel costs. Additionally, training with VR can reduce maintenance and repair costs of actual heavy

Stay Safe In Trenches

Working in a trench can be extremely dangerous and a deadly cave-in can happen in an instance. Download the Cat® Simulators free infographic and hang it in your shop, breakroom or classroom to remind co-workers, employees or students of trench safety best practices and the need to be vigilant about

National Trench Safety Month

In addition to being National Safety Month, June is also Trench Safety Month. Throughout the month, the National Utility Contractors Association (NUCA) educates the public and non-NUCA industry companies about the importance of job site safety for employees who work underground or in and around trenches. “In this industry, the safety

National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month—the National Safety Council’s (NSC) annual observance to help keep everyone safe. In 2020, preventable workplace deaths totaled 4,113 according to Injury Facts®. As America’s leading nonprofit safety advocate, the NSC hopes to eliminate the leading causes of preventable injuries and deaths by providing safety resources

Simformed May/June 2022

In This Issue Virtual Group Excavator Training, Construction Safety Program Infographic, In-Person Training, Reduce Employee Turnover, VR Headset Reset Steps. Free Online Training Join us for a free 1-hour livestream training class on June 15th. The class will focus on Cat® Simulators Hydraulic Excavator and Advanced Construction Excavator, featuring instruction

From Good To Goat: Quick Wins For Operators

Michael Jordan. Serena Williams. Tom Brady. Simone Biles. Your mileage may vary, but most experts consider these athletes to be the GOAT — greatest of all time — in their respective sports. How’d they earn that title? Natural talent, for sure, but also lots of practice and commitment.Given the ongoing

How Do You Learn Best?

Everyone learns differently– from listening to an instructor or a podcast to looking at charts, graphs and diagrams to reading textbooks, manuals and reports to hands-on training. Operators who learn how to operate heavy equipment on Cat Simulators can learn in their best learning style. Download the free infographic!

Howard College offers class to operate heavy equipment

BIG SPRING, Texas — Howard college in big spring is using new technology to get students ahead of the game when it comes to jobs that use heavy machinery, which applies to a lot of different jobs in our area. The Heavy Equipment operator course at Howard College opens the

Women learn trade skills at Louisiana Correctional Institute

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Since 2016, the incarcerated population has decreased because of programs training people for jobs when they get out of prison. It may look like normal Capital Area construction. “Once I started it, it was just the idea of learning something new and being given an