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Basic Training Suite Release Notes – Version 1.0.101.693 – 11 Sep 2018

By Mike Morgan | September 11, 2018

Additions:  Pedestrians phase 1. Now face additional challenges operating with pedestrians in the area. Our pedestrians are REAL-Aware. They will go about their business, but can become aware of the forklift on their own and may react by trotting, slowing or stopping. Honk the horn to get their attention, especially when crossing their walking path to avoid collisions. If you hit a pedestrian you will receive a report of who you hit and where and…

Basic Training Suite Release Notes – Version 1.0.53.587 – 19 Jul 2018

By Mike Morgan | July 19, 2018

All the notes listed below is a cumulative update for all builds that have been published since 11 Jun 2018. Additions: NEW Cone Course Creation Tool. Download a simple file that uses Microsoft Excel. This simple spreadsheet allows you to use ‘x’ and other characters to build a custom cone course. Click the generate course button and then run BTS. This custom course will be added to the end of all the included scenarios. A…

National Forklift Safety Day 2018 Focuses on Operator Training

By RVC Marketing | June 13, 2018

The Industrial Truck Association (ITA) held its fifth annual National Forklift Safety Day on June 12th. The event serves as an opportunity for forklift manufacturers to highlight the safe use of forklifts, the value of forklift operator training, and the need for daily equipment checks. “National Forklift Safety Day emphasizes the importance of forklift operator and pedestrian safety and best practices,” says Scott Johnson, vice president of marketing and sales for CLARK Material Handling Company and chairman…

National Forklift Safety Day 2018

By Mike Morgan | June 12, 2018

Safety Doesn’t End on June 12th National Forklift Safety Day 2018 has passed, but this should be just the start of the re-focus on improving safety for your Operators and workers in the warehouse.  For those of you maybe seeing this post and just hearing about us, Welcome. We invite you to enjoy this journey with us as we continue our mission to reduce forklift accidents, injuries and fatalities. We started Really-Virtual Consulting with a…

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Basic Training Suite Release Notes – Version 1.0.34.491 – 11 Jun 2018

By Mike Morgan | June 12, 2018

Basic Training Suite software update: Version: 1.0.34.491 – 11 Jun 2018 Additions: Additional Configuration Panel (Press F4) Options- This growing display of capability adds additional control functions and capabilities. Enable Seat Belt Switch if you are running a Real-Forklift™ Simulator Adjustable desired fork height while driving.  Every company has slightly different rules.  Take control of what right looks like.  Once this is set, our KPI Collector will report if the operator is out of spec. System…

Basic Training Suite Release Notes – Version 1.0.32.456 – 04 Jun 2018

By Mike Morgan | June 4, 2018

Basic Training Suite software update: Version: 1.0.32.456 – 04 Jun 2018 Additions: New system configuration page.  This page will continue to develop to host all configuration and system settings for local level viewing and adjusting if allowed.  Settings are saved locally.  (Future update will have user override when connecting via Command Post.) Set the style of Forward and Reverse (paddle or selector style.  Paddle is for a momentary connection i.e. a button press, whereas selector…

Dealers offer simulators for training

By Mike Morgan | May 31, 2018

Wisconsin Lift Truck and Illinois Material Handling have expanded their safety training portfolio to include virtual reality simulators for purchase or rent, to incorporate into customer training curriculums. 

Wisconsin Lift Truck and Illinois Material Handling Enhance Forklift Operator Training with Virtual

By Mike Morgan | May 31, 2018

Wisconsin Lift Truck & Illinois Material Handing, one of the Midwest’s leaders in certified forklift training, expands its safety training portfolio to include Virtual Reality Simulators for purchase or rent, to incorporate into customer training curriculums. Forklift operators experience realistic forklift controls, maneuverability and the challenges of moving product(s) and pallets all in a controlled environment with the use of VR googles.

Want A Safer Warehouse? Start With Forklift Users!

By RVC Marketing | May 23, 2018

Using data to manage a fleet of lift trucks pinpoints the safety issues, but keeping the operator comfortable means keeping everyone safe. The statistics alone will tell you the story. There are an estimated 6 million lift trucks/forklifts currently in use worldwide, about 856,000 in the U.S. alone, and according to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) there are 100,000 accidents reported every year resulting in 94,750 injuries and 85 fatalities. Overall, one…

How to keep your warehouse safe

By RVC Marketing | May 23, 2018

How to keep your warehouse safe? A warehouse is by its very nature a risky place. Large items, moving vehicles, heavy machinery and people walking about are the ingredients for a potential catastrophe. But there are a number of things you can do to minimize the risk of injury and damage. Some of them are specific to a warehouse environment and others are more applicable to the workplace in general. Maintaining a Safe Warehouse There…