Safety Resources, Organizations, Agencies

Public/Free Mobile Apps

Date Added Resource Source
Oct 2013

Sampling Guide by SKC Inc.

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/sampling-guide/id569246810?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4

The FREE SKC Sampling Guide combines the benefits of a sampling library with the power of your iPad®, iPhone®, and iPod touch® (including iPhone 5 and 5th generation iPod touch).

(SKC Inc.)
Jun 2013

Ladder Safety App - by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

https://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewSoftware?id=658633912&mt=8

This easy to use interactive ladder safety application is available at no cost.

(NIOSH)
Dec 2012

How Much Can You Safely Lift: Easy calculator for analyzing lifting operations

http://orosha.org/apps/liftcalc/lifting-calc-options.html

This app from Oregon OSHA includes both online and android options.

(Oregon OSHA)
Nov 2012

US Health and Human Services Mobile Apps

http://www.hhs.gov/digitalstrategy/mobile/mobile-apps.html

Listed below are descriptions of all 25 of the HHS-sponsored apps available on iPhones, Androids, iPod Touches, iPad, Blackberries, Blackberry tablets, Android tablets, Palm OS/web OS and Windows Mobile. Learn about them and download those that can help you track your health!

(HHS)
Jul 2012

WISER for iOS By National Library of Medicine

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/wiser-for-ios/id375185381?mt=8

WISER (Wireless Information System for Emergency Responders) is a mobile application designed to assist first responders in hazardous material incidents.

(NLM)
Jun 2012

"Play it Down" app

http://reddeluxe.com/site/index.php/work/entry/teen_hearing_loss_app/

As ears age, they lose the ability to hear certain frequencies. The new “Play it Down” app lets users test how much they’ve already aged their ears and check the decibel level of their earbuds. And in what is turning out to be the most fun feature, users can play their music through an “Auto Old” filter that simulates further ear damage.

(Red Deluxe)
Jun 2012

Haz-Map: Occupational Exposure to Hazardous Agents (mobile friendly version)

http://hazmap.nlm.nih.gov/

Haz-Map® is an occupational health database designed for health and safety professionals and for consumers seeking information about the adverse effects of workplace exposures to chemical and biological agents.Haz-Map has redesigned web and mobile versions (6/2012).

(NLM)
Apr 2012

Apps (catalogued by Safety Awakenings)

http://www.safetyawakenings.com/apps/

We will not attempt to list every workplace safety and health app that is available. Instead, we will provide you with information and links to popular, highly-rated, free (or low cost) apps that have been tried and tested by our team and/or our friends.

(Safetyawakenings.com)
Nov 2011

AppBrain Sound Meter

http://www.appbrain.com/app/sound-meter/com.bti.soundMeter

Sound level meter for approximate sound levels.

(AppBrain)
Nov 2011

Safety Culture Job Safety Analysis mobile app

http://www.safetyculture.com.au/ijsa/

Perform risk assessments from your phone or iPad. Free but requires registration.

(Safety Culture)
Nov 2011

MSDS Mobile by KHA, Online-MSDS

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/msds-mobile/id467738315?mt=8

KHA, Online-MSDS™ is proud to present the—first—MSDS mobile app. Free with required registration.

(KHA)
Nov 2011

Department of Labor Mobile Apps

http://www.dol.gov/dol/apps/

Includes Heat Safety Tool (Eng and Sp); Labor Statistics; Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire Tour and more.

(DOT)
Nov 2011

Canvas Application: Industry-specific Mobile Apps

http://www.gocanvas.com/mobile-forms-apps/

This site includes many free apps, including some safety-related, pertaining to specific industries.

(Canvas)
Nov 2011

NIOSH Chemical Hazards Version 2.1 (note the app costs $2.99)

https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/niosh-chemical-hazards/id348880352

NIOSH 2010 Edition Updates incorporated (NIOSH 2010-168c)and is designed for both the iphone and ipad. Updated 3/25/11.

(NIOSH)
Nov 2011

Chemical Sheets Sheets mobile app (updated 10/13/11)

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/chemical-safety-data-sheets/id405208132?mt=8

This application displays International Chemical Safety Cards [ICSC] produced by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the International Labour Office (ILO), and the World Health Organization (WHO).

(ILO)
Nov 2011

National Library of Medicine Gallery of Mobile Apps and Sites

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/mobile/

Includes Medline Plus, Pubmed, Water Emergency Response, Radiation Emergency Medical Management, Wireless System for Emergency Responders and more.

(NLM)
Nov 2011

Environmental Protection Agency Mobile Apps

http://m.epa.gov/apps/

Includes: AIRNOW Mobile App, Alternative Fueling Station Locator, Indoor airPLUS Builder, UV Index and more.

(EPA)
Nov 2011

Centers for Disease Control Mobile Web

http://apps.usa.gov/centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention/

Includes: Data and Statistics; Diseases and Conditions; Emergencies and Disasters; Workplace Safety and Health and more.

(CDC)