Safety App Of Week

June 2, 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.

IH Calculator LITE

Official Description  

“The IH Calculator is an interactive calculator that performs occupational health and safety calculations to aid industrial hygienists. A tab is also included for simple conversions including distance, mass, temperature, and more. 1

Thumbs Up

  • cost is free
  • no registration or sign in required 
  • app was created by industrial hygiene experts
  • most  of the common IH “conversions” are included
  • both common and advanced IH “formulas” are included
  • easy navigation
  • works off-line, no WiFi needed
  • this is a “must have” app for any Industrial Hygienist

Thumbs Down

  • no instructions or definitions (people who do not have an advanced Industrial Hygiene education will find it very difficult to use most of the formulas)

Overall Rating

  • iPad/iPhone (CIHs or degreed Industrial Hygienists)  –  ♥♥♥♥♥
  • iPad/iPhone (all others)  –  ♥♥♥♥
  • Android  –  not currently available

¹ Descriptions courtesy of  iTunes

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