BHP operates Escondida, the largest copper mine in the world, located in northern Chile. With approximately 12,000 workers, safety and operator competency are core concerns. BHP supports CEIM, a regional trade school that trains operators and apprentices in equipment operation and safety in BHP's training protocols which are globally recognized as the highest in the industry.
In 2014, EXO was asked to develop a training simulation program for boom truck operations and tasked with addressing several challenges that CEIM faced when training with real equipment, namely:
After the deployment of the EXO solution, these were the top results:
A study developed in Australia in 2011, generated a side by side comparison of simulator errors and real life operation errors, generating the first concrete proof that errors in simulation will turn out a profit in operation.
About EXO Insights
EXO Insights helps global companies unlock the full performance potential of their workforce in high-risk, mission-critical environments where safety and precision are top priorities, using advanced AR/VR systems. EXO Insights measures the “how” of work, allowing workers and training leaders to improve their knowledge and work capacity. Our EXO Biometric solution transforms and builds on existing industrial safety and training standards to move organizations past traditional training methods.
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