Safety App Of The Week

November 11, 2013 No Comments

Below is our “Safety App of the Week”.  These weekly features are published every Monday.  New apps are tested on Apple iPads and rated from to ♥♥♥♥♥ (♥♥♥♥♥ is the best).  Prior app of the week articles are archived here.

OSHA News Reader

Official Description  

“OSHA News Reader grabs the top stories from OSHA and delivers them to your iPhone/iTouch.    Keep up with the latest OSHA news in one place — OSHA News Reader.

News feeds: quick takes, interpretations, and federal register.   Bonus features:  add your own news feeds, landscape viewable, and share stories with friends and coworkers.”1

Thumbs Up

  • cost is free

Thumbs Down

  • despite what the description says, this app is not landscape viewable
  • all this app does is link to a couple of free OSHA webpages, you are better off just bookmarking these OSHA webpages directly in your browser (e.g. Safari) and forgetting about this app
  • this app is primarily just one big advertisement

Overall Rating

  • iPad –

¹ Descriptions courtesy of Apple Inc.

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