Heavy equipment operators inside a cab often have restricted visibility or blind spots. A blind spot means the operator cannot see by direct line of site or by using mirrors. “Struck by” accidents cause many injuries and accidents every year. Heavy equipment operators must learn and be aware of
When choosing a simulator, it’s important to consider the method by which the simulator records and reports the results of user training sessions. The simulator should include robust software that tracks, measures and reports results based on benchmarks set within the simulator. Performance data allows instructors, training managers and
Simulation training is highly successful when it comes to engaging learners and teaching how to perform tasks, techniques, or processes. The ability to train multiple people in the same way, expose them to real-world situations in the safety of the virtual environment, makes simulation training an
The demand for heavy equipment operators is present in every region of the country. It’s a well-paying career with an opportunity for growth. Students or people that want a mid-career change can find training through community colleges, unions and apprenticeships.