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Health Hazard Evaluation Report Demonstrates Importance of Wearing PPE During Training Exercises

Tue, Apr 22, 2014

A program from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) allows private sector employees and employers as well as federal, state, or local government workplaces concerned about a possible health hazard in a workplace to request a Health Hazard Evaluation (HHE).

VectorCommand and VSTEP Integrates Advanced 3D Simulation into Incident Management Software

Thu, Mar 6, 2014

VectorCommand, in UK operational command support software for the emergency services and the oil and gas industry, and VSTEP, developer of advanced emergency response training simulators, today announced an exclusive partnership to integrate their products and offer enhanced emergency response training.

PlumeSIM® Offers the Right Response to CBRN

Wed, Mar 5, 2014

The range of potential threats makes chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) and hazmat response training a challenging business.

Fox News Covers Miami Department of Fire-Rescue's Collapsed-Building Simulator

Tue, Dec 10, 2013

Recently, WSVN-TV7, the Miami/Ft. Lauderdale Fox News station, paid a visit to the Training Division of the Department of Fire-Rescue for the city of Miami to see their latest training tool for first responders.

Havis Docking Station for Getac F110 Rugged Tablet Coming Soon

Tue, Oct 15, 2013

Havis Inc., an ISO 9001:2008 certified company, introduced today its new Docking Station for the Getac F110 Rugged Tablet.

BP Using RescueSim Virtual Training to Enhance Incident Preparedness at Sullom Voe Terminal

Thu, Sep 26, 2013

BP's Sullom Voe terminal on the Shetland Islands is one of the world's first terminals to adopt virtual training in their quarterly training program.

Bionomic Industries' Series 9000 Preformed Spray Scrubber

Thu, Aug 8, 2013

Argon Supports London Fire Brigade with CBRN Response Simulators

Mon, Jul 8, 2013

Argon Electronics has enabled the London Fire Brigade to significantly improve the quality of its CBRN response training by supplying the service with its state-of-the-art CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear) simulation training technology.

Lambton College chooses XVR 3D Virtual Reality Simulation Software

Sat, Jun 22, 2013

Lambton College is the first college in Canada to purchase a classroom license of XVR software to use the latest in 3D technology for first responder multi-agency training.  

FAAC Unlocks Secret of Two-Seat Simulation

Wed, Jun 19, 2013

FAAC Incorporated has unlocked the secret of two-student simultaneous training with 3D technology and has built a simulator that will change the landscape of driver training simulation.

RescueSim Interfacing with VBS2 for Civil-Military and Antiterrorism Training

Sun, May 12, 2013

During a training session organized by the Safety Region Rotterdam Rijnmond and  VSTEP, RescueSim's new HLA compliancy and VBS2 interoperability was put into operation, showcasing civil-military and antiterrorism training possibilities.

RescueSim Introduces Next Generation Head Mounted Display

Sat, May 4, 2013

VSTEP is proud to announce that its RescueSim virtual incident management training platform is to be fully compatible with the next generation Oculus Rift Head Mounted Displays, making full immersion 3D virtual training possible for its users and opening up new training possibilities for emergency services. 

RescueSim Shows New HLA Capability in Joint UAV Training Simulation

Mon, Apr 8, 2013

At the Kooy Symposium 2013, Delft Dynamics, specialised in building unmanned helicopters, presented their Universal Simulation Platform for Unmanned Systems (USPvOS).

Air Methods to Utilize FlightSafety's Eurocopter EC135 Simulator

Wed, Mar 20, 2013

Air Methods Corporation (Nasdaq:AIRM) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with FlightSafety International to use its Dallas-based Eurocopter EC135 Level D qualified full flight simulator for the Company's pilot training program.

Promotional Assessment Center Preparation

Fri, Mar 1, 2013

The promotional assessment center creates anxiety and fear for many promotional candidates.

City of the Hague Uses Rescuesim for Tunnel Operator Training

Tue, Dec 4, 2012

For its compulsory yearly training, the department for Roads & Tunnels of The Hague has organized three large scale tunnel incident exercises using the RescueSim virtual incident management simulator developed by VSTEP.

Dutch Railways Use RescueSim Simulator for Training

Tue, Oct 30, 2012

VSTEP’s virtual incident training simulator RescueSim is currently used by the Dutch Railways (NS) to train its personnel in tunnel evacuation procedures and railway incident management. T

Command Training Centers and Tactical Simulation Labs

Wed, Oct 17, 2012

A little preplanning and investigation will go a long way in selecting a training simulation program that fits the needs of your fire department, Larry L. Collins writes.

Schiphol Airport and VSTEP Win Project Award

Mon, Oct 8, 2012

Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and VSTEP have been awarded the "ICT-project of the year" award for their RescueSim Virtual Airport Incident Management simulator.

World's First Rapid Sim-Builder App SimsUshare Now on iPhone, iPod Touch

Tue, Sep 25, 2012

CommandSim announced today another first for the fire training industry--its rapid fire training sim-builder app, SimsUshare Mobile, was recently approved for sale on the iPhone and iPod Touch.

Collapsed Building Simulator at 2012 NJ Fire Expo

Thu, Aug 23, 2012

After eight years of development, countless training hours of testing in a fully functional prototype, the Guardian Mobile Collapsed Building Simulator is now a reality.