JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE:OSK] and a leading global manufacturer of aerial work platforms and telehandlers, announced that Rick Smith, senior director of global product training at JLG, will deliver a presentation titled “Training Aerial Work Platform Operators Through Virtual Reality” at the 2017 National Voluntary Protection Programs Participants’ Association (VPPPA) Symposium in New Orleans, Aug. 29 to Sept. 1.
Smith’s presentation is part of the symposium’s series of educational workshops. He is scheduled to speak Thursday, Aug. 31 at 8:30 a.m. in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.
In his presentation, Smith will define virtual reality and augmented reality, including how and when the technologies merged and grew to where they are today. Leveraging JLG’s technology and training expertise, he will demonstrate the use of virtual reality in aerial work platform operator training. The presentation will also include a demonstration of JLG’s virtual reality operator training system.
The National VPPPA Symposium brings together safety and health experts from more than 400 different industries, who are united in their mission to create safer environments for their peers and colleagues. The event features 100 workshops over three days, 300 exhibitors and numerous networking opportunities.
For more information about JLG, please visit www.jlg.com, or visit JLG at the National VPPPA Symposium at booth #849.
About JLG Industries, Inc.
JLG Industries, Inc. is a world-leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of access equipment. The Company’s diverse product portfolio includes leading brands such as JLG® aerial work platforms; JLG and SkyTrak® telehandlers; and an array of complementary accessories that increase the versatility and efficiency of these products. JLG is an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE: OSK]. For more information about JLG Industries, Inc., visit www.jlg.com.
About Oshkosh Corporation
Oshkosh Corporation is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of a broad range of access equipment, commercial, fire & emergency, military and specialty vehicles and vehicle bodies. Oshkosh Corporation manufactures, distributes and services products under the brands of Oshkosh®, JLG®, Pierce®, McNeilus®, Jerr-Dan®, Frontline™, CON-E-CO®, London® and IMT®. Oshkosh products are valued worldwide by rental companies, concrete placement and refuse collection businesses, fire & emergency departments, municipal and airport services and defense forces, where high-quality, superior performance; rugged reliability; and long-term value are paramount.
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