According to the analysis of past accidents happened in Nitto Gr. a rate of crush, drawing-in, cut accident is relatively high. With an emphasis on fostering safety culture, Nitto Denko Corp. has introduced "Virtual Risk Experience Apparatus".
The equipment enables employees through simulation to acquire safe work practices. Thereby, major sites have an experience based training room in which employees can receive training in better managing the following risk scenarios.
Nitto Denko also introduced "Virtual Risk Experience Vehicle" for sites that do not have the room.
*Virtual Risk Experience Vehicle is internal use only.
Lineup of the equipment
Demonstration of the danger of being wedged in a press machine
This equipment enables you to virtually experience a crush accident by a press machine. Also you can learn the effect of safety device, light curtain when it is properly used. By knowing that a security device secures your safety, you will understand the importance of safety device and its proper use.
Demonstrating getting caught in a roller chain
You can virtually experience drawing-in accident caused by driving roller chain of a pump or fan. You put a wooden stick into a gap between the chain and a sprocket. You can feel the flash speed and impact when the stick gets caught. This demonstration allows you to understand the importance of turning off power during maintenance. In addition a training for nobody accidentally turning on SW is provided.
Demonstrating getting caught in rollers
You can virtually experience drawing-in accident caused by driving rollers. By using a dummy hand you can feel the force when it is being drawn. This demonstration allows you to understand the importance of turning off power during troubleshooting.
Demonstrating getting caught in a sheet
You can virtually experience drawing-in accident caused by driving roller and a sheet. By using a dummy hand you can feel the force when it gets caught between a roll and sheet. This demonstration allows you to understand the importance of not putting a hand into any running equipment.
Demonstration of being cut by a constant-length cutter
With the equipment you can learn the danger of a cutting machine with up-down movement as well as about a safety cover and safety sensor. It also tells you the importance of a safety measure, not to reach a hand to hazards, and a safety device such as a safety confirmation-based system (A door does not open unless a motor stops completely.), safety sensor.