Safety App Of The Week

March 23, 2015 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.

Safety Coach

Official Description  

“The Skanska USA Building Safety Coach application allows users to view a variety of safety information to ensure they can proceed safely with their day’s tasks. This information is available free to Skanska employees as well as non employees. Additionally, the app will allow you to provide safety suggestions back to Skanska for future inclusion.1


Thumbs Up

  • cost is free
  • looks good
  • nice alphabetical listing of typical construction site hazards and their controls


Thumbs Down

  • email addresses are not pulled from your address book
  • no instructions provided
  • we wanted to like this app, but after hours of playing with it we just could not figure out how to use it


Overall Rating

  • iPad / iPhone  –  
  • Android – not available
  • Overall – we’d never use this app

¹ Description courtesy of  iTunes

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