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Hamilton-Ryker uses VR for training


Wednesday, 20 Feb 2019 ( #911 ) - Franklin, TS, United States
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Hamilton-Ryker's VR Forklift
Workforce solutions provider Hamilton-Ryker is using virtual reality (VR) for forklift training through its newest division, TalentGro.

The company is using VR Forklifts to assess proficiency and provide training to both temporary employees and clients' direct employees.  Hamilton-Ryker (H-R) has VR Forklifts at offices in Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee, but the units can be transported anywhere.

"We are one of the first staffing agencies in the south-east region of the US to launch this type of training solution," says H-R CEO Kelly McCreight. "It's one of our Total Workforce Solutions and is going to increase our ability to assess and train workers for any company that relies on forklifts to support their operations."

VR Forklifts place trainees in a simulated work setting, which eliminates the safety risks and cost of training associated with using an actual forklift. Another benefit is increased retention.

"Utilising this technology enables us to assess candidates' forklift driving skill level, which allows us to determine if they can pass our clients' driving tests. Through the training feature, others were able to gain or improve their skills, allowing them to pass our clients' tests and get the job. This has resulted in an overall increase of 40% in successful placement of forklift drivers," says Shari Franey, Hamilton-Ryker COO.
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