Finland’s VR Training Tool Demonstrated at International Atomic Energy Association Meeting

Published by , April 23, 2018 2:58 pm

(IAEA.org) A virtual reality tool used in training at Fortum Oy, Finland, was demonstrated during the International Atomic Energy Association (IAEA) Technical Meeting on Maintenance Training: Future Challenges and Opportunities, held in Obninsk, Russian Federation, 12 April 2018.
Training and developing the workforce responsible for surveillance, repair and service activities in nuclear power plants is crucial for a plant’s safe, reliable and efficient operation. To ensure that the workforce responsible for maintenance work is highly qualified, operating facilities in Member States are running a variety of maintenance training programmes. The existing programmes, and innovative technologies that offer new opportunities in training maintenance staff, were discussed at a recent IAEA technical meeting.

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