Safety App Of The Week

August 25, 2014 No Comments

Below is this week’s “Safety App of the Week“.  Every Monday we publish an article that reviews and rates a new workplace safety app.  Our testing is done on Apple iPads and Samsung Galaxy Tab 3s.  We rate each app from to ♥♥♥♥♥ (♥♥♥♥♥ is the best).  Prior app of the week articles are archived here.


Official Description  

Safety Snaps is the quick and simple way to collect and share information on safety, health and environment issues.

With Safety Snaps you can take a photo, add a description, select a priority and record your current location. Safety Snaps will also add the time and date.

You can share your Safety Snap by sending a Safety Snap email. This is a simple way to notify those responsible for fixing the problem or for you to keep a record of the problems.

Safety Snaps is suitable for any workplace and helps provide and maintain a safe working environment.

If you see a problem Safety Snap it!

Thumbs Up

  • cost is only $3.99
  • no registration or sign in required
  • easy to use, no instructions are necessary
  • attaching photos to the report is easy
  • each report automatically records the location/street-address of the location inspected
  • can assign a priority to each hazard report
  • when it’s time to email completed reports, email addresses are automatically pulled from your contacts list
  • the email reports that you sent look amazing
  • completed reports are stored in the app for future reference

Thumbs Down

  • can only attach one photo
  • it would have been nice if  you could also attach short videos to the report

Overall Rating

  • iPad/iPhone  – ♥♥♥♥♥
  • Android  –  not currently available
  • Overall – simple, short, and sweet – we’ll be using this app on a regular basis

¹ Descriptions courtesy of  iTunes

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