OHS Apps – What’s Appening
Great article from OHS Canada about some of the new iphone and smartphone apps for OHS, Safety and Risk Management.
Remember the predictions about how the Internet would revolutionize the way that people access information? Nowadays, few people would tend to disagree, and similar arguments are being made about mobile devices and apps.
Still, the same cautions apply: these tools only benefit those who have access and, more significantly, those who choose to use them.
Oh&s apps range from sound level meters to hazardous material guides and largely fall into two broad categories – tools and reference materials.
“When I got into it, everyone said, ‘No one is going to want to buy your apps. Guys want to buy [app] games,” recalls Mike Bennett, managing partner of phoneflips.com in Ottawa, which offers an Emergency First Aid & Treatment Guide app. Now, however, Bennett suggests that “people are starting to look for more value out of their apps.”
The article then lists some of the more popular OHS Apps, READ THE ARTICLE
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