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Coronavirus: Changing The Way We Train

New Challenges The world today is facing unprecedented challenges in response to the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus pandemic (declared by the World Health Organization on 3/11/20). As a result, many companies are being pressed to find new ways to work remotely and help in their own way to contain the virus. Some of these efforts include setting …
nuclear plant accidents

2 Major Nuclear Plant Accidents and How They Relate to Operator Training

For society to benefit from complex technology requires sound engineering. Well designed, timely and challenging nuclear plant training for those who operate and maintain the technology is just as important. History has shown that catastrophic events, such as nuclear plant accidents, often includes a human element.  Here are two well known examples where nuclear plant training …
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5 Concrete Tips For Choosing the Best Nuclear Power Plant Vendor

Selecting the best nuclear power plant vendor isn’t easy.  Let’s face it, there are a lot of third-party companies out there you could potentially do business with and no shortage of horror stories to go around. Examples are endless where jobs don’t get finished on time or worse yet with poor craftsmanship and three times …
ADIPEC

Accelerant Solutions Attends Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC)

Accelerant Solutions attended the 2019 Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC). The exhibition was held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates from November 11th-14th, 2019. Comprised of petroleum industry companies and associated businesses such as shipping, mining, and training suppliers, the conference drew approximately 155,000 attendees from around the world. There were over …
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Accelerant Solutions Reinvented

Our friends and clients know that Accelerant Solutions drives to develop practical, cost-effective approaches to help ensure safe, reliable, and compliant operations throughout the world. We pride ourselves in being a performance improvement company. For years our tagline was: Compliance, Performance, and Training. Due to on-going challenges in many industries and the world being in …
ppt alternative

Finally, Technical Training Enters the 21st Century – Training Without PowerPoint

Technical training without PowerPoint (PPT) is here. Death by PowerPoint. We have all seen it, we have all lived it, and we all dread it! What if I told you there is a more effective and innovative way to deliver technical training. A one-stop platform to maximize student engagement and self-mastery using highly interactive, simple to …
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CORE Interactive Fundamentals Training – The Future for Nuclear Operator Fundamentals

For 30 plus years the commercial nuclear industry has conducted general operator fundamentals training the same way. The method of nuclear training I am referring to usually precedes Licensed Operator Systems training at commercial nuclear plants and looks something like this: Step 1: Put 1 or 2 Operations instructors on generic fundamentals, more commonly referred …
ANS Utility Working Conference

American Nuclear Society Utility Working Conference and Vendor Technology Expo 2019

This month a majority of the Accelerant Solutions Management team headed to Jacksonville Florida to attend the American Nuclear Society Utility Working Conference at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort from August 4-7. The Utility Working Conference live event was put on by the American Nuclear Society (ANS) and was nothing short of spectacular. With …
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4 Nuclear Training Truths to Live By

Safe, efficient nuclear plant operation is dependent upon rigorous design, excellent material condition, and first class nuclear training. However, ultimate responsibility for operational excellence rests with the skilled and alert people who we trust to operate and maintain our plants. Those of us trained in the nuclear Navy can relate to Admiral Rickover’s observation that: …
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NHRG (Nuclear Human Resources Group) 2019 Conference

The 2019 NHRG conference this year was hosted by Arizona Public Service Palo Verde Generating Station and took place at the Kimpton Hotel in downtown Phoenix Arizona. Planning for the NHRG event began in mid 2018 and culminated in the gathering of some 150 nuclear Human Resource professionals and high-level executives from across both the …