Training in Risk Management in Virtual Reality

Design and Implementation of a Training Environment for the Prevention and Management of Occupational Risk Based on Virtual Reality and Haptic Interaction


  • Vladimir Cardenas Bocanegra Universidad Nacional de Colombia
  • Fredy Andrés Olarte Dussan Universidad Nacional de Colombia



Virtual reality, Haptic devices, Occupational hazard, Hand-tracking, Immersive sensation


Occupational accidents, as well as the different strategies and tools to prevent it, are a topic of global interest, where new technologies such as virtual reality and haptic devices offer opportunities in the generation of training spaces that contribute to their prevention. This paper describes the design process of a virtual reality environment for occupational risk management training using haptic devices. Performance tests of the environment and its validation by operational technical personnel from the electricity sector allowed us to conclude that this type of development contributes to training in risk management in safe spaces.


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How to Cite

Cardenas Bocanegra, V., & Olarte Dussan, F. A. . (2022). Training in Risk Management in Virtual Reality: Design and Implementation of a Training Environment for the Prevention and Management of Occupational Risk Based on Virtual Reality and Haptic Interaction. EDUTECH REVIEW. International Education Technologies Review / Revista Internacional De Tecnologías Educativas, 9(1), 31–44.



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