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A Review of Virtual Reality as a Medium for Safety Related Training in Mining

@inproceedings{Tichon2011ARO,
  title={A Review of Virtual Reality as a Medium for Safety Related Training in Mining},
  author={Jennifer Tichon and Robin J. Burgess-Limerick},
  year={2011}
}
A common problem for high risk industries such as mining is how to provide effective safety related training. Virtual reality simulation offers the opportunity to develop perceptual expertise, perceptuo-motor skills, and cognitive skills such as problem-solving, and decision-making under stress, without exposing trainees or others to unacceptable risks. This review examines the evidence for the effectiveness of virtual reality as a medium for safety related training in mining. Evidence exists… 
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