Application of a content management system for developing equipment safety training courses in surface mining

L. Zujovic, V. Kecojevic, D. Bogunovic
2020 Journal of the Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy  
SYNOPSIS Web-based training (WBT) has become a widely popular training option that can be applied throughout a variety of areas and industries. Mining is a challenging industry that is continuously searching for improvements in its safety training processes. We used the content management system (CMS) WordPress to develop a web-based application to support traditional training in the mining industry. The study focuses on introducing operators of heavy machinery in surface mining operations to
more » ... ing operations to pre-shift machine inspections. WordPress does not require technical skills, and in addition to its default features, it offers a vast number of useful plugins. This project implements several plugins to create an application with training courses. In this paper we present both the process of creating a training course and an example of a developed course. Such training applications can be used on the internet or through a local area network. Keywords: web-based training, WordPress, safety training, surface mining.
doi:10.17159/2411-9717/1233/2020 fatcat:d4odeu4fareexeqigj2b2jtjga