Safety App Of The Week

October 28, 2013 No Comments

                   

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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.

Occupational Health and Safety

Official Description  

“This FREE Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) app features the latest discussions, webinars and topics from our featured experts and publishers on the topics of:

– Occupational Health
– Workplace Safety
– OH&S Training and Tutorials
– OH&S Youtube Videos From Our Featured Experts
– Facebook & Twitter Discussions

The App also features the latest OH&S Job listings across Australia, the USA, UK, and Canada.”1

Thumbs Up

  • cost is free
  • no registration or sign in required
  • well organized – easy and logical to use without any instruction
  • visually it looks great
  • can be used off-line

Thumbs Down

  • the “safety jobs” section shows only six job openings for the entire USA
  • “safety training videos” are not searchable, most are low resolution, many would not play properly, and some are nothing more than advertizements
  • “safety headlines” are old, they only post 3 or 4 each month, and most are from small countries that we have no interest in
  • we see little value in this app and will never use it

Overall Rating

  • iPad – ♥♥
  • Android♥♥

¹ Descriptions courtesy of Apple Inc.

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