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A Systematic Literature Review on Virtual Reality-Based Fire-Safety Training in India

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Fire-safety training plays a vital role in raising fire hazard awareness at workplaces. However, it has been noted that it is not always possible to provide fire-safety training at workplaces regularly due to lack of resources and time. VR technology enables the possibilities of simulating various immersive fire-hazard situations to offer fire-safety training. However, there is a dearth of literatures on fire-safety training in VR in the Indian context. A systematic literature review (SLR) of N = 16 published studies on fire safety in virtual reality (VR) is presented in this paper to advance the knowledge in this domain. The SLR analysis provides an initial direction for VR-based fire-safety training research.

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The author is thankful to Anand Gurnani from VAMRR Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore for providing insights into VR technology. The author would like to acknowledge the ‘Abhigyat’ support provided by UPES for industrial exposure and research purpose.

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Srivastava, A. (2022). A Systematic Literature Review on Virtual Reality-Based Fire-Safety Training in India. In: Singh, L.P., Bhardwaj, A., Iqbal, R., Khanzode, V. (eds) Productivity with Health, Safety, and Environment. HWWE 2019. Design Science and Innovation. Springer, Singapore.

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