Safety App Of The Week

July 13, 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.


Guidance Tool For UVEX Prescription Safety Spectacles

Official Description  

“Discover the variety and possibilities of individual UVEX prescription safety spectacles:

– How do different coatings improve the viewing experience?
– Which lens materials does UVEX offer for its prescription safety spectacles?
– How is the stability of lenses tested in a shot test?
– How do different varifocal lenses work?

The UVEX RX App presents the many lens options suitable for a range of different requirements in an appealing way. It makes choosing the right prescription safety spectacles that are best suited to meet requirements easier.1


Thumbs Up

  • cost is free
  • videos show how different types of glasses hold up to the “shot test”
  • high quality photos and videos
  • an effective employee training tool for demonstrating how safety glasses work
  • works off-line


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  • it’s primarily intended to be an advertisement for UVEX prescription safety glasses

Overall Rating

  • iPad / iPhone  –  ♥♥♥
  • Android  –  not available
  • Overall – helps safety professionals understand the various features and characteristics of prescription safety glasses

¹ Description courtesy of  iTunes

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