The construction industry refers to the branch of manufacture based on the building, maintaining, and repairing structures, including all general contractors and operative builders primarily engaged in the construction of residential, farm, industrial, commercial, or other buildings.
Challenge n°1 :
Heavy workload to stay up to date on industry legislation and COVID regulations
How Immersive Factory’s solution helps overcome this challenge:Turnkey platform that relieves you of the time-consuming aspects of organizing safety days, 15-minute safety meetings, training, etc., leaving you time to focus on other important issues such as keeping up to date on industry regulations.
Challenge n°2 :
Need to make training innovative, effective and engaging for employees to effectively reduce workplace accidents
How Immersive Factory’s solution helps overcome this challenge:Immersive 3D & VR digital platform with a catalog of more than 50 immersive learning exercises allowing a faster and more efficient learning than traditional training to effectively reduce the number of accidents.
Challenge n°3 :
Willingness to create a safety culture in the sector, motivated by the high number of accidents in this sector
How Immersive Factory’s solution helps overcome this challenge:Adoption of an innovative solution to stay ahead of the competition while contributing to the establishment of a safety culture in the industry thanks to an easy-to-deploy tool.
Difficulty of the training mode for the personnel and the mobile teams, as they are faced with a new environment for each place: very dependent on the customer's construction site which requires a particular organization
How Immersive Factory’s solution helps overcome this challenge:Customizable tool allowing the coherence of the actions of each site on a single tool, and multi-device allowing each learner to train safely, wherever he is. Intuitive back office and real-time access to key performance indicators (KPIs) allows constant monitoring of team efforts and achievements.
Need to engage and re-motivate staff during safety meetings/onboardings, as they can be boring (paper and pen) and time consuming in terms of organization
How Immersive Factory’s solution helps overcome this challenge:Innovative, original solution implementing gamification & edutainment to re-motivate and re-engage employees, making them happier while ensuring their safety.
Accessibility issues: language barrier, reading difficulty, equipment, etc.
How Immersive Factory’s solution helps overcome this challenge:Digital platform available in several languages and in multi-device for use at home or on site: Safety for Everyone, Everywhere, Everyday.
Immersive Factory sets up virtual reality modules to enable safety training for professionals in the construction industry and the mastery of the right gestures to avoid accidents on construction sites.
Our trainings allow for regular awareness of hazards in the construction environment, and a considerable reduction in accidents. Setting up a system of educating employees about the various risks using an eLearning platform facilitates learning and simplifies prevention thanks to online training that can be viewed several times and at their own pace, and directly involves the participation of your employees.
Risk prevention using the Immersive Factory training system allows you to protect the health of your employees, to respect the regulations in force but also to increase the skills of your employees in terms of gestures, postures, and behaviors to adopt to ensure their safety.
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I - Some figuresThe construction sector is highly exposed to risks1 employee out of 18 suffers a work accident per year, i.e. 1 work accident every 2 minutes.In 2018, across all sectors, the construction sector accounted for approximately :14% of ...See more