Safety App Of The Week

October 13, 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.

3M™ Hearing Solutions Selector

Official Description  

“Quickly find the detection, protection, communication and validation solutions you need for a successful hearing conservation program. The 3M™ Hearing Solutions Production Selector will walk you through a few simple questions to find the products you need.1

Thumbs Up

  • cost is free
  • no registration or sign in required
  • easy to use
  • looks great with terrific photos and graphics
  • the selector tools were helpful in identifying the specific noise meters and hearing protection that best met our specific needs
  • works off-line

Thumbs Down

  • only 3M brand noise meters and hearing protection is shown
  • product information does not say what the “cost” of the product is

Overall Rating

  • iPad/iPhone  – ♥♥♥
  • Android  –  ♥♥
  • Overall – primarily of value to those who want to use 3M brand noise meters and hearing protection

¹ Description courtesy of  iTunes



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