Safety App Of Week

June 16, 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.

Work Safe Lite

Official Description  

“The Official Work Safe App – Pre Start Checks – Safety Checks

•Do away with costly paper log books

•Work safe is an easy to use application

•Lets the operator complete all required pre start checks on any type of machinery, plant or working platform.

•The checklist covers the OH&S requirement to be completed before use at the start of each shift.

•This application simplifies the task of completing the mandatory check list and does away with any paper log books that quiet often get lost or become damaged.

•Once completed the app saves all checklists with operator name and license details, it then emails to all required e-mail addresses, such as site OHS officer or company OH&S manager.
•The completed list is saved to the device and is available to be reviewed on request as required for auditing or other purposes.

•If any machine or plant fails a check the item can be flagged and a “fail” e-mail is sent to the emails provided with the ability to attach up to 3 images of the problem at hand, this can assist with any timely repair and the ordering of any parts.

•This is the ideal app for any type of tradesman, machine operator, handyman or OH&S personal including on site trainers.

Contact us for any large company or large multiple device purchases

Work Safe Lite version is designed so you can trial the Work Safe app, it allows you to complete 5 full checks with full functionality1

Thumbs Up

  • cost is free
  • no registration or sign in required 
  • works off-line, no WiFi needed

Thumbs Down

  • only one checklist is provided
  • this app is basically just an advertisement for their $4.99 Work Safe app
  • we can’t imagine anyone ever actually using this app

Overall Rating

  • iPad/iPhone  – 
  • Android  –  not currently available

¹ Descriptions courtesy of  iTunes

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